Red gold from the Douro valley — Salt of Portugal

“God gave Douro precious wines so that people would come and find all the other treasures,” says Abílio Tavares da Silva. He is a successful software engineer who fell under the spell of the Douro valley. After going back to school to study enology at the famed UTAD in Vila Real, he uprooted his family […]

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COUNTDOWN TO TERROR

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COUNTDOWN TO TERROR
In 2012, against the backdrop of the Diamond Jubilee and the Olympic Games a group of young men are being prepared to form an Islamist terrorist cell in Manchester. On a break to the British Museum in London, a plea for help from a young woman, embroils the Gent in their terrorist plot. A frantic search in London ensues, to discover the terrorist’s hideout and what the target is.   Learn More

What To Do In Madeira: Best Places To Visit Beyond Funchal Old Town — Julie Dawn Fox in Portugal

The subtropical climate of Madeira makes it mostly green and beautiful with an abundance of flowers, which is just one of the things I love about it. Its volcanic origins are evident in weird and wonderful rock formations, sheer cliffs with waterfalls tumbling down them and steep craggy mountains. IfRead More → The post What…

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OLD SALT WORKS

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OLD SALT WORKS
Sunny day in August at the Old Salt Works, Middlewich, Cheshire, UK. After snow falls in the winter and the roads become icy, gritter trucks will be queuing up outside. Following the Roman invasion, Middlewich was named Salinae on account of the salt deposits around it, as it was one of their major sites of salt production. Salt manufacture in Middlewich is now concentrated in one manufacturer, British Salt The salt is sold as the Saxa brand by RHM. Looking for a Mystery Thriller Learn More

BT news online today terror plot on British Museum

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BT news online today re terror plot on British Museum. Countdown to Terror.
In 2012, against the backdrop of the Diamond Jubilee and the Olympic Games a group of young men are being prepared to form an Islamist terrorist cell.
On a break to the British Museum London, a plea for help from a young woman, embroils the Gent in their terrorist plot. A frantic search in London ensues, to discover the terrorist’s hideout and what the target is. Learn More