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Portuguese History Collections Institute Of Historical Research

Lisbon became the centre of a vast empire after Vasco da Gama’s discovery of a sea route to India. From the 15th century, Lisbon was an vital industrial, cultural and architectural centre. On the other hand, the city’s prosperity was destroyed in an earthquake in 1755. Alex and Noki spend their time in the communal gardens drinking wine, hanging with neighbors, and enjoying views of the Tejo river. In 2015, my wife Noki, daughter Evie and I took a holiday to Lisbon, Portugal. We quickly fell in love with the gorgeous climate, the rattle of cable automobiles, and the most...