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And with that I can only thank him for such a pleasurable, long way home. This voyage is going to be a great one!

Journey to Portugal: In Pursuit of Portugal’s History and Culture

Well for one, and having been to Portugal, there are a lot of churches, castles and places to stop for lunch. For me it was the opposite. Su gusto por los detalles de la historia del arte.

Sometimes it helps; sometimes, not. He is a well-known atheist saeamago yet he was fascinated by all those churches. Tasty or not tasty meals, an art museum, a wet road. To ask other readers questions about Journey to Portugalplease sign up.

Recording the events and observations of a journey across the length and breadth of the country that he loves dearly, this travelogue brings Portugal to life as only a writer of Saramago’s brilliance can. Visiting monuments of superior cultural interest, in the context of the Portuguese people churches, museums, monasteriesmixed with some words with their personal stamp, I should not consider this work the most meritorious of Saramago.


Having written that, however, I turn the page and find his justification: Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for jkse in Nov 16, Frank O’connor rated it really liked it. May 24, Jolanta Da rated it really liked it Shelves: Forfeiting sources of information such as tourist guides and road maps, he scours the country with the eyes and ears of an observer fascinated by the ancient myths and history of his people.

Felipa, deitados lado a lado, dando-lhe ele a mao a ela, na figuracao dos Bem Casados Very thorough – perhaps portufal much so for the casual reader about this Iberian nation. Perhaps I will pick up the book in Portuguese and try it one more time. His good humour keeps me entertained. Oh, and another church. That said, I decided to pick it up again after I returned home from Portugal, and it opened my eyes to an entirely new perspective. In he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

I think for many, it can be a little dated and maybe a little boring. Trivia About Journey to Portug I did enjoy his company.

Journey to Portugal: In Pursuit of Portugal’s History and Culture by José Saramago

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Saramego references events, writers, and historical by name and with little context for the uninformed.

Bisogna ricominciare il viaggio. Though this doesn’t purport to be a guide book, I’d hoped to either be immersed in the storytelling or at least have it augment my saarmago of place during recent travels to Portugal. The sameness of every. Grande eh o Convento de Mafra. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lists with This Book. Finalmente ce l’ho fatta!


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A beautiful book, but not what I’m looking for before my first trip to Portugal although I’ll likely read the geographically relevant sections before I go.

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And interestingly he vuagem Casa do bicos in Lisboa one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. Return to Book Page. Feb 19, Eduardo rated it did not like it. E’ stato nel duemila, quando in occasione del Giubileo sono partito dall’Emilia e sono giunto a Roma a piedi traversando tutta la Toscana e l’alto Lazio per sentieri, paesini, villaggi; godendomi ogni singola edicola,ogni singolo fosso, ogni animale selvatico che mi travversava la strada per i boschi. You want some historical facts, maybe a funny anecdote and a little relevance as to why this place is in the guide book in the first place.

Democracy is still young and the country is very poor.