Santa Olaia Fortress

Ana Valentina Angelo Santa Olaia Fortress Under the Skies of Figueira XVII Hello Figueira, your squares are still in bloom ... and the Figueirense likes it. The sky is blue and the sun is almost shy ... the breeze refreshes the most daring who walk on the sand beside the seagulls. The corona virus scared the city, but it is already showing signs of withdrawal, as long as the safety rules are...

Fort of Santa Catarina – Figueira da Foz

Ana Valentina Angelo Fort of Santa Catarina - Figueira da Foz Under the skies of Figueira XVIII Hello beautiful Figueira Foz,The sky is blue, it is the weekend and your visitors are in the sand of Praia da Claridade and Buarcos. October has arrived and the weather is mild and pleasant. A new wave from Covid-19 lurks on the planet; thus, it is necessary to take certain precautions.You, Figueira,...

Tavarede Historic Center

Ana Valentina Angelo Tavarede Historic Center Under the skies of Figueira XVI Hello Figueira! Beautiful sky, Figueira, blue as if it were the Atlantic bathing the infinite. I walk in Tavarede, one of Figueira's fourteen parishes. The boulevard is quiet and pleasant. I quickly reach the Paço de Tavarede, the historic center of the village. Tavarede, also called "Land of the Limonete", is located...

Santa Maria da Seiça Monastery

Ana Valentina Angelo Santa Maria da Seiça Monastery Sob o céu de Figueira XV Hello beautiful Figueira, New life in Portugal, the effects of the pandemic are showing signs of receding but the struggle continues. We have a lot to thank to the health professionals for their efforts during all these months and to the administrators who conducted the right and timely measures that minimized the...

Luís Vaz de Camões

Ana Valentina Angelo Luís Vaz de Camões Sob o céu de Figueira XIV Hello Figueira,Fresh air, Queen of Beaches! Walking peacefully on yours streets is a privilege, although the situation in the world is worrying. Coronavirus still haunts the planet. Despite all the issues related to the pandemic, figueirenses can already move around the streets and do their normal activities as long as they meet...

Under the Skies of Figueira – XIII

Ana Valentina Angelo Bravo Figueira! Another phase won! When will we be definitely free from Covid-19? As they say, “it's an ant job”: At first, quarantine is attended to. Complicated days, deserted streets, closed shops, no leisure. Then the drop in the indices of those involved with Covid-19 is achieved and the Figueirense is released from quarantine. Part of the trade opens its doors,...

Under the skies of Figueira- XII

Ana Valentina Angelo Hello Figueira, it's late April. You look beautiful as always and melancholic as never before… What a shame! But have faith, Queen of the Beaches, the crisis caused by the corona virus is starting to receed in Portugal thanks to the measures taken by the government and the figueirenses who understood the gravity of COVID-19 and wisely respond to quarantine. There are those...

Under the skies of Figueira – XI

Ana Valentina Angelo Imagem: https://www.facebook.com/municipio.figueiradafoz/photos/a.671478099596248/2868930729850963/?type=3&theater My beautiful Figueira da Foz, the world is sad ... it's the virus! I miss walking around the city. Meeting cheerful, carefree people on the way to work, the beach, famous cafes, historic sites, the marina or even admiring the Mondego. The evil that...

Under the Skies of Figueira – X

Ana Valentina Angelo It doesn't even feel like winter! The city is full, Figueira! The square in front Praia da Claridade practically ready. I walk along the sidewalk from Buarcos to the Torre do Relógio. Blue sky, sun, sand and beautiful people. It doesn't even feel like winter.I'm looking for Heitor. Yes, that same little dog. I cannot find him. Today he must have changed his schedule. Now I...

Under the Skies of Figueira – IX

Ana Valentina Angelo Good afternoon, Figueira. The weather is good for walking …. I take Rua José Silva Ribeiro towards the historic center. A curious fact in Portugal is that the same route can have different denominations; This is one of them. I believe that each name relates to occasionally emerging personalities or even as historical facts are happening in the place. But today, in...