25th April 1974 – then and now

by Len Port.   The revolution of 25th April 1974 transformed the political and social set-up and gave great hope to the people ofPortugal. Thirty-nine years on, hope is in short supply. It has evaporated in the face of the intractable economic crisis. What has gone wrong? During the decade before 1974, the country was […]

A Brief History of Tavira

by Tavira Garden From the Bronze Age to the Roman Empire The original beginning of Tavira was around the period at the end of the Bronze Age (approx 1000-800 BC) It became one of primary settlements in the west of Iberia of the Phoenicians in the 8th Century BC. Here they created a colonial urban […]