A characteristic of culture is its capacity for cultural evolution to cope with changes in the environment.

The man managed to resist extreme cold climatic changes, not needing the body to adapt with more fat or more fur. He adapted, creating clothes, using fire and new rooms.

Cultural evolution is therefore faster than biological and will depend on the surrounding environment.

This makes culture as important as human biology. The loss of one of these cultural elements has an effect as devastating as the amputation of a biological physical element.

They come together in Culture, History, Art and the most diverse ways of being in life.

What can we know about Cultural Heritage, what to visit in Portugal or other places that we are discovering, giving knowledge and sharing our experience.

Monuments, museums, historic villages, traditional events, historical events, architecture, agriculture, among others.

Trips to discover the culture!

Portuguese wines among the best

Portuguese wines, how to best appreciate them

Portugal is a country with a long tradition of producing quality wines. In order to enjoy Portuguese wines, it is important to know a little about the history of Portuguese wine and follow some simple tips.

Capitals of Portugal D. Afonso Henriques Battle of Ourique Joseolgon, CC BY-SA 3.0

The capitals of Portugal throughout history

Portugal has had several capitals since its founding in 1096. Three on the mainland, one in the Azores Archipelago and another in Brazil. Find out which were the five capitals of Portugal and the reasons that led them to be and cease to be.

Portuguese Planisphere of 1502; Source Anonymous Portuguese (1502), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Portuguese planisphere of 1502, obtained by Cantino, spy for Italy

The so-called “Planisphere of Cantino” kept in the Estense Library of Modena in Italy, was obtained by the Italian spy Alberto Cantino at the behest of Ercole de Este, Duke of Ferrara, south of Venice, at the beginning of the XNUMXth century and made a clandestine order to a cartographer possibly from the Royal Workshops of Lisbon, who has never been identified

Works by Johannes Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer, Life and Work of the Dutch Painter

Johannes Vermeer, born in Delft in the Netherlands (Holland) in 1632, always lived there and died very poor at the age of 43. He is the Dutch (Dutch) painter who carefully and realistically depicts light, shadow and color.

Portuguese population growth slowing down

Portuguese Population Growth to Decrease, Know Why

The growth of the Portuguese population, according to the last census, is decreasing. This loss, if not compensated, will make the country's development critical. Several factors contribute to this decrease.

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