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The Thieves of Lisbon

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Re: Portugal: "nice country but".....(from Asia Times)

Post by neverfail » Fri Nov 05, 2021 2:54 pm

A tourist's eye view of Portugal....
https://asiatimes.com/2021/11/portugal- ... -china-us/

Portugal: A Covid middle ground between China, US{/quote]

Nice country, lovely people; and as a bonus they have handled Covid-19 better than we have in the United States.

:? :?: :idea:

(Well, come to think about it, who hasn't?) :)

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Re: The Thieves of Lisbon

Post by SteveFoerster » Fri Nov 05, 2021 3:03 pm

They certainly make nice wines!
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Re: The Thieves of Lisbon

Post by neverfail » Fri Nov 05, 2021 7:37 pm

SteveFoerster wrote:
Fri Nov 05, 2021 3:03 pm
They certainly make nice wines!
:lol: They even grow the cork they need to plug the bottles locally.

Before they converted to synthetic substitutes even our Australian wine industry imported its corking material from Portugal.

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Re: The Thieves of Lisbon

Post by Jim the Moron » Fri Nov 05, 2021 11:09 pm

SteveFoerster wrote:
Fri Nov 05, 2021 3:03 pm
They certainly make nice wines!

WI freeport Portuguese wines once were the best value in the world.

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Re: The Thieves of Lisbon

Post by Sertorio » Sat Nov 06, 2021 2:25 am

SteveFoerster wrote:
Fri Nov 05, 2021 1:52 pm
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In terms of crime rate Portugal is the 28th country with the lowest crime rate from among 136 countries. Singapore is 24th, USA is 80th, Australia 61st, Canada is 54th and Russia is 50th...Maybe they forgot to count pickpockets...

https://worldpopulationreview.com/count ... by-country

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Re: The Thieves of Lisbon

Post by Sertorio » Sat Nov 06, 2021 2:33 am

Ranking of the 20 most peaceful countries in the world according to the Global Peace Index 2021
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