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Exploring Portugal

Travel; History; Culture & Tradition
4.8 out of 5 Average rating

Being able to pick and choose activities and either attend at the specified time or watch a recording later suits me perfectly.

Susan
, reviewed on 10 Oct 2022

Entertaining and instructive presentations by knowledgeable speakers.

Margaret
, reviewed on 18 Nov 2022
  • DURATION 60 mins
  • HOW TO ATTEND Attendance is live via Zoom
4.8 out of 5 Average rating

Being able to pick and choose activities and either attend at the specified time or watch a recording later suits me perfectly.

Susan
, reviewed on 10 Oct 2022

Entertaining and instructive presentations by knowledgeable speakers.

Margaret
, reviewed on 18 Nov 2022

Event Description

In this talk we wander around the beautiful and often underrepresented country of Portugal. We will explore different parts of the country with beautiful landscapes, diverse history, traditions and food. We will of course endeavour to spend some time in Lisbon but the true heart of Portugal resides in smaller, charming destinations. So if you've never heard of places like Braga, Coimbra, Nazare, Tomar and more, we will blow your mind away.

  • Duration: 60 mins
  • Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
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Meet the Host, Lillian

Dr Lillian Cespedes Gonzalez is a historian with a PhD from the university of Winchester, and tour guide based in the south of England. She started tour guiding in 2010 in Winchester Cathedral and has been doing so since in one capacity or another. She has a passion for making history and culture accessible to as many people as possible. Therefore, her tours and talks focus on history, heritage and those elements that make society and our communities special places. As a cultural historian, she is interested in art and food. She is also an avid traveler herself, and known for taking groups all over Europe as a holiday planner.

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Will my camera be on and will I be visible to the other people?

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