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Across the river from Lisbon in Barreiro, disused trains sit on overgrown tracks, rusting under the elements and awaiting whatever fate will befall them.
The continuous gentrification of Alcântara follows the same trend as the rest of the city. However, it’s quite hard to predict the direction it will take in the future.
The archives of the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., hold some spectacular photos of Lisbon at the turn of the century, around the 1910 revolution, and through the 1940s. Below are some of our favorites. Click the i icon on bottom left to find out what you're looking at, and click the x on top right to…
Have you heard the one about the ghost of Teresa Fidalgo? How about rocks that throw themselves?
Presídio da Trafaria was where opponents of the Salazar regime were tried, defended by crooked lawyers, beaten seven ways from Sunday, and then jailed and left to rot.
Elias learned to play sueca by watching the games at Jardim da Estrela until he had a feel for it — no one had taught him, he says. The trick to becoming an efficient player lies in observation and bluffing.