This is a story from the centre of Portugal, it tells of birds and bikes and all begins on one of the most famous bridges in the country, more than a hundred kilometres away.
We went to find a story about a craftsman. We left with another story.
Piquete is always on duty. He never leaves Vendas Novas Fire Station.
Which flag is the flag of Portugal? For most people, the green and red one comes to mind. But not everyone thinks of THAT flag as Portugal’s flag.
A special episode for more than one reason that you’ll discover while listening, but one thing is for sure…the fountain water is to blame.
There was no battle called The Battle of the Uvas and the Telhado, or Lixa, but a battle did take place round here, in a land rich in grapes (which make a fantastic Vinho Verde) and there’s a native of Telhado who is important in this story… of Quinta da Lixa.
11th of September, 1984. Something that had never been seen on a football field happened 20km from Arouca. It wasn’t a football match, but it did have a ball and…
António Fortunato, 82 years old with a collection of tractors and other agricultural machinery from times past. A collection which isn’t a collection.
The story – and stories – behind one of the most emblematic chapels in Portugal. The chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição – Praia de Mira, Coimbra.
The (apparently commonplace) story of a man who, on one hand, had a big misfortune in his life, but on the same hand, acheived fortune and the admiration of everyone.