Natural Building

Natural Building

All the constructions and reconstructions at Vale das Lobas are being crafted from natural and sustainable materials wherever possible. We have researched very carefully the traditional and innovative methods and we have come up with solutions that provide optimum...
Forest Garden

Forest Garden

The plan to plant a forest garden in the old vineyard was hatched in 2012. It is a beautiful area of around one hectare, between the Roman Road and the ancient chestnut forest. It is protected by mature cork trees to the east and to the west, and the south aspect is a...
Hopi Elder Speaks

Hopi Elder Speaks

  “You have been telling the people that this is the Eleventh Hour, now you must go back and tell the people that this is the Hour.  And there are things to be considered . . . Where are you living?What are you doing?What are your relationships?Are you in...
Consciousness

Consciousness

Science has been aware for more than a century that burning fossil fuels causes global warming. It became big news thirty years ago, but we have not halted the progression. Now we are being warned that we are in “decade zero” and the continued burning of coal, oil and...
First Stone

First Stone

On 29th July 2019, we marked the official commencement of the reconstruction of the Solar de Girões, a 17th century manor house and chapel in Sobral Pichorro, with a traditional ceremony of Placing the First Stone, attended by The Secretary of State for...