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#12 Goodbye to Hungary; fright at the Romanian border

The 50 days we stayed at Tranquil Pines Camping, Koppányszántó, Tolna, Hungary, were so nice it couldn’t be different when we had to say goodbye: tears rolling down for sure! Goodbyes are almost always very emotionally intense moments. But, due to the limitations imposed by the Schengen Agreement – which is always pursuing us -, it was time to go, because, according to our math, we would reach the famous 90 days each 180 days…

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#11 [video] A pilgrimage experience

Hello beloved ones! Today we will share with you our first experience as pilgrims. When we were in Fafe, Portugal, our friend Ana was going for a pilgrimage walk, from Fafe to São Bentinho da Porta Aberta, and she invited us to join her. We had never done that before, and we thought: “- Why not trying, right?” Then, on September, 2nd, 2018, we departed around 9:55PM, heading to São Bentinho da Porta Aberta. Check…

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# 7 Thrown out of the train in Portugal

After our first experience with Workaway at Quinta da Pena (“quinta” is the Portuguese for “site” or “farm”) and having spent a month at Quinta do Muro helping our Portuguese Family, it was time to leave for our second experience, this time in a small town called Benafim , in the middle of the Algarve region. We had scheduled with our next host we would stay the entire October/2018 there, helping him with his daily chores (basically…

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#6 Immigration in Portugal

After 9 hours and a half of a turbulent flight, with the right to fainting episodes and medical requests on board, the last step before we could say that we were officially on Portuguese grounds was still missing: go through immigration. Even so, Bê was already thrilled to see, during the landing, places she had not seen for eight years when she did an interchange in Portugal through Univates, a Brazilian University. The huge queue…

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