Apartment recently rehabilitated blends tradition of the nineteenth century and modernism comfortable, situated in the historic center of Lisbon, in the Principe Real neighborhood 5 minutes from Bairro Alto and Chiado. Rather than describe the apartment and excellent garden, you have the pictures, is to describe the neighborhoods where the apartment is located, the Bairro Alto, Baixa, Chiado, Alfama and other ... Feeling Lisbon is the testimony of a Lisboeta am your host and the apartment in Lisbon. Take tram 28, so close, and discover the various Lisboas to know, because Lisbon is a city of seven hills and each hill districts is very typical and distinct where you can walk ... The true spirit and parochial order can rest in our apartments ... But in this appartmens you had same cloues th DISCOVER that the The Portuguese Role in Exploring and Mapping the New World
Portugal, the western-most European country, was one of the primary players in the European Age of Discovery and Exploration. Under the leadership of Prince Henry the Navigator, Portugal took the principal role during most of the fifteenth century in searching for a route to Asia by sailing south around Africa. In the process, the Portuguese accumulated a wealth of knowledge about navigation and the geography of the Atlantic Ocean.
In the last decade of the fifteenth century, Christopher Columbus set out on a westerly course across the Atlantic Ocean searching for an alternative route to the Indies but inadvertently "discovered" a new continent. Although neither Portuguese-born nor sponsored, Columbus was Portuguese trained. He went to Lisbon in 1476 and remained there for several years, seeking the support of the Portuguese king and gathering nautical and geographic intelligence from the returning sailors. He married a Portuguese woman; obtained navigation charts and related information from his father-in-law, Bartholomew Perestrelo, who was the governor of the island of Porto Santo in Madeira; and was employed by João II as a navigator....