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Mountains, Beaches and Hippies

A guest post by Anike Marberg Unbeknown by many people, Portugal has long been a destination for hippies, misfits and those that want to live a different life than the one so often found in many “Western” societies. During the 1970s and 80s, many hippies from Northern Europe, disillusioned by the political and cultural systems and the decline of their movement came to seek an alternative to joining the rat race in their home countries. Almost secretly, this often overlooked country on the edge of Europe became the new hideaway for those seeking a different life. Inspired by the beautiful […]

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