JosΓ© Saramago, from landless peasant to nobel prize

Portuguese author JosΓ© Saramago was born in 1922 to a family of landless peasants. Over seventy years later, he would win the Nobel Prize in Literature. When asked about his primitive roots: ‘If my grandfather had been a rich landowner, and not an illiterate pig breeder, I wouldn’t be the man I am today.’

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for the love of lisbon

Atmosphere. Friendly locals. Charm. I only spent one night in Lisbon, but it was love at first sight.Β A visual wonderland, from the intricately patterned cobblestone, to the azulejos (tiles) that cover walls of churches, palaces, park seats, ordinary houses, fountains and railway stations.

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