Category Archives: Portugal

I came across this quite magical place whilst researching a recent visit to the north of Portugal. The castle is the centrepiece of an abandoned town on a craggy, granite mountaintop some 900 metres above sea level in the Parish of Selores in Bragança district.  It’s origin can be can be traced back to the […]

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It is reputed that: “In the Spring and Summer of 1916, three little shepherd children, Lucia Santos and her two cousins, Jacinta and Francisco Marto, experienced the visitation of an Angel on three separate occasions. The Angel appeared to them as they watched their sheep, teaching them specific prayers to pray, to make sacrifices, and […]

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