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Hopi Prophecy

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

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Parabens Sr Jorge

23rd March 2022 was Sr. Jorge's 68th birthday, and we all got together at lunch time to celebrate. Jorge is the site forman for the Nature Spa construction, and he currently has a big crew to manage. The carpenters are building the roof...

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Samhain

We want to share with you how our Samhain celebration was, so we wrote text and took pictures, with testimonies as well.

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Fermentation

Fermentation is a thousands-year-old technique for preservation and enhancement of food. With the abundance coming from our vegetable garden, more than we can eat and share (since everyone’s garden around here is overflowing with courgettes and tomatoes as well ihih), we are exploring several alchemical ways of keeping the vegetables nutritious for longer.

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Open Morning

On Saturday, July 10th 2021, we opened our doors and welcomed you on our first OPEN MORNING. We wanted to meet our friends, the local community, the youngest and the eldest of the villages and towns and cities around Vale das Lobas and beyond.

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Lagar Restaurant

As we neared the restaurant, fate met us on our way, taking the shape of José da Cruz and Joaquim, two villagers born and raised in Sobral Pichorro. And so, we had the most incredible guided tour of the building, for Joaquim the lagar where his dad worked all his life, and he as well during adolescence. For Zé da Cruz, a trip to his childhood days, in a reality which we, born close to the new millennium, almost won’t believe to be true.

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