Portugal - Understand Portugal and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the Portugal Today, History, Religion, Art & Architecture, Saudade: the Portuguese Blues, Directory A-Z, Transport and Behind the Scenes chapters from Lonely Planet’s Portugal guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, religion, art and architecture to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers, travellers with disabilities and travellers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on the earthquake which devastated Lisbon in 1755
- practical phrases to make your trip easier
- full coverage of the rise and fall of the Portuguese empire
- details on legendary Portuguese architects Álvaro Siza Vieira and Eduardo Souto de Moura
Coverage includes: Portugal Today, History - from one of Europe’s earliest places of settlement to a rocky road to modern stability, Religion, Art & Architecture, Saudade: the Portuguese Blues, Directory A-Z, Transport and Language.
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