Caves, Waterfalls and Walks in Portugal

It was the desire to visit lesser known places that saw traveller and freelance writer Justin Stevens enter the sleepy town of Mira de Aire, which borders the Parque Natural das Serras de Aire e Candeeiros. Although only an hour north of Lisbon, there are no tourist throngs to contend with. Follow Justin on his journey above and below the National Park.

About Portugal

  As the oldest nation in Europe, Portugal became a kingdom in 1139 and that lasted until the 1910 Revolution. After the 1910 Revolution, democracy was replaced by an authoritarian regime. In 1974, democracy was restored and living standards increased when the country became member of the European Union. Today, Portugal is a highly developed…