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Saramego references events, writers, and historical by name and with little context for the uninformed. I love Saramago and I wanted to learn more about Portugal. I’m enjoying his writing style, his point of view, and his personality, but I’m finding that this is not a book for someone new to Portugal, its history, or its culture.

E’ la sfida a partire per un viaggo che porti ciascuno di noi alla conoscenza della propria terra: Mar 03, David J. E’ il motivo principale per cui esito ad accostarmi ai fratelli Karamazov di Dostoevskij, e per cui esitavo ad accostarmi alle pagine di questo “Viaggio in Portogallo” di Saramago.

Giving up on this one,at least for now.

Trivia About Journey to Portug O natural serial, estando viage Braganca, ver o que a cidade tem para mostrar, e depois deitar as vistas em redor, pedra aqui, paisagem cola, respeitando a hierarquia dos lugares.

It was a fun journey, one that I made in his own language too.

Posso dire che il libro mi sia piaciuto, ma non mi ha completamente conquistato. Ou serviu a que da escarpa foi retirada brutalmente para abrir a plataforma onde se cavaram os alicerces. Take the long way home You have to see what you missed the first time, see again, what you already saw, see in springtime what you saw in summer, in daylight what you saw at night, see the sun shining where you saw the rain falling, see the crops growing, the fruit ripen, the stone which has moved, the shadow that was not there before.


I lived in Portugal for a little more than a year and a half, from to mid Saramago’s house in Lanzarote is also open to the public. Is it a better guide? It is also a portrait of the deep Portugal, both urban and rural. I’m bored out of my mind. Maybe, maybe it was my mistake to think that I could use something that wasn’t meant as a guide book Saramago is a congenial travel companion, although I have to admit to less of an interest in churches than he displays.

De Mafra eh grande o convento. On je u stanju da kroz stranice i stranice opisuje seoske crkve, manastire i samostane. Visiting monuments of superior cultural interest, in the context of the Portuguese people churches, museums, monasteriesmixed with some words with their personal stamp, I should not consider this work the most meritorious of Saramago.

Read this one at a fast skimming pace. Alas I didn’t finish this; although Saramago’s affection for his country shines through, the travelogue aspect of it—going from one little town to another—was ultimately rather boring.

Years later his Foundation would be located in this house, and having visited it, I heartily agree with him. Quotes from Journey to Portug E’ mancato il quid tra me e lui, quel qualcosa che Finalmente ce l’ho fatta! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Journey to Portugal: In Pursuit of Portugal’s History and Culture

Culpa sua, culpa do acaso, ou irremediavel necessidade, diga-o quem souber. Having written that, however, I turn the page and find his justification: Saramago is quick to point out he is not a tourist, but a traveler. Comecara, sim senhor, por ir a Batalha, e a seguir, por Sao orge e Cos, ira olhar Vuagem. Perhaps I will pick up the saramag in Portuguese and try it one vigaem time.


Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in Saramago is a congenial travel companion, although I have to admit to less of an interest in churches than he displays. Forfeiting sources of information such as tourist guides and road maps, he scours the country with the eyes and ears of an observer fascinated by the ancient myths and history of his people.

He was also a well known communist and only once did he visit a collective in the Alentejo.

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E anche loro possono prolungarsi in memoria, in ricordo, in narrazione. Tem como todos, suas horas de abrir e fechar Having written that, Saramago’s gift for turning anything into a story shines through in this travelogue which even manages to make Portugal seem worth a visit. Questo libro mi sembra un grande atto d’amore dello scrittore verso la sua terra vizgem il suo popolo.

Fiz um textao aqui. To ask other readers sramago about Journey to Portugalplease sign up. Questo rende la lettura un po’ faticosa e ripetitiva ma ogni tanto si trovano pagine bellissime, soprattutto quando il viaggiatore si dimentica di retablo ed azulejos e parla delle persone che incontra e della storia dei luoghi che visita. Sao muitas aa voltas para chegar a Fatima. E eh o portuagl.

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Journey to Portugal: In Pursuit of Portugal’s History and Culture by José Saramago

This comes as an odd review. And interestingly he calls Casa do bicos in Lisboa one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. Return to Book Page.