Category: History

Vilar Formoso project-Frontier of peace

May 11, 2018 | Text: Manuela Nolasco Lamers Photos: Margarida Ramalho

 “God bless Vilar Formoso for the compassion it had towards those foreigners 73 years ago. May I have the privilege of being able to offer…
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Presidential Palace Tour

May 6, 2018 | Text: Caroline Will Photos: Beverley Midura and Jill Henry

28th April 2018 Have you ever wondered why all the exterior walls of the Palácio de Belém are painted pink? This was the question put…
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The seemingly unremarkable chapel next to Hotel Albatroz in Cascais

September 7, 2017 | Text: Manuela Nolasco Lamers Photos: Manuela Lamers and Anita Lekic

Writers Corner would love to post articles written by IWP members. Please submit articles and photos to Manuela Lamers at iwpwriterscorner@sapo.pt. We are at the…
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The king’s rhinoceros

August 2, 2017 | Text: Manuela Nolasco Lamers Photos: Open source

Writers Corner would love to post articles written by IWP members. Please submit articles and photos to Manuela Lamers at iwpwriterscorner@sapo.pt. While researching calçada portuguesa…
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IWP goes to the José de Almada Negreiros exhibition

June 10, 2017 | Text: Caroline Will Photos: Maggie Martinho

The exhibition of the acclaimed Portuguese artist at the Gulbenkian Foundation was the venue for a recent IWP visit, kindly arranged by the Events and…
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Presentation on the British Cemetery in Elvas

April 2, 2017 | Text: Manuela Nolasco Lamers, Jackie Kennard Photos:

IWP Writers Corner readers may remember three very interesting articles that Jackie Kennard wrote for IWP on a subject close to her heart. They were:…
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Captain Conway Shipley, Royal Navy – The Project to Restore the Monument

March 23, 2017 | Text: Jackie Kennard Photos: Jackie Kennard

As my husband and I had both served in the Royal Navy for many years we instinctively felt a duty to try and raise awareness…
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Monument to Captain Conway Shipley

March 23, 2017 | Text: Jackie Kennard Photos: Jackie Kennard

The monument, known locally as the Monument to the “Inglês Morto” (Dead Englishman) is dedicated by his fellow officers to Captain Conway Shipley, Royal Navy,…
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