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Crazy portuguese thing

Hi.On the day before New Year's Eve at about 4H00 PM, I contacted this Lisbon company through the phone. This man answers the phone. I told him that I needed this electrician repair. What I told the man who answered the phone was that I needed a  ground connection on a plug that is near the owen, on my kitchen. I clearly told that man that I alone could not open holes in the tiles on the wall, and that what I needed was a wire all the way from the refrigerator (that has a ground connection) to the plug near the owen. I asked him the price for the job. He says that to go our house in Lisbon that was gonna cost 35€, at least. And that for the work in itself the technicians would say when they come. And!.. He said that the technicians had a bank card machine so I could pay with the bank card. Cause I told him that I only had 100€ in money at the house. Maybe 45 minutes later the technicians come. Two of them. They enter. I told them that I just needed a wire from the refrigerator to …

Crazy portuguese site

Hi. The day before yesterday, Tuesday 19th, I bought here in Lisbon 2 tickets (I paid 53.69€) to a show that there is gonna be here next March 2018. The show is called "Velocidade Furiosa ao Vivo" and it's an American tour live, of the cars of the film "Fast and Furious". But, yesterday 20th early in the morning I tried to access their online form to ask that my purchase would be cancelled. The tickets site for the show is http://www.blueticket.pt . It's surelly a portuguese company. The site form didn't work. I tried to contact them through email but the reply was that I should contact them through the site, which doesn't work. My complaint to Paypal , which they replied, was that they never would do anything (much less return my money) and that I should contact the company which sold me the tickets. I contacted this company Blueticket and the reply was that tickets are non-refundable or I will just to have to take them to The Courts of Justice. I …

Chinese Tsingtao beer

Hi. Here in Lisbon (and I suppose all over the world) there is for sale in the Chinese restaurants Tsingtao Chinese beer. Here it costs about 2,50€ a bottle. But it's just a really great beer. Thanks :)

Venezuela - a beautiful country

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Hi

Venezuela is a beautiful country. I have never been there, but from what I've seen it is tropical country, with very nice landscapes and nice beaches.

Simon Bolivar the Liberator of the Country :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simón_Bol%C3%ADvar

10 best touristic spots in Venezuela from Tripadvisor:

https://www.tripadvisor.com.br/Attractions-g294324-Activities-Venezuela.html

The country capital Caracas Cathedral:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caracas_Cathedral

National televison site:

http://vtv.gob.ve

Venezuela online radio stations:

http://www.surfmusic.de/country/venezuela.html

Venezuela Djs page:

http://www.tusdj.com

Apple stores in Caracas:

https://locate.apple.com/ve/en/sales/?pt=all&lat=10.505672&lon=-66.915139

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Thanks :)

Belem Cakes :)

Hi. There is something here in Portugal, and especially in Lisbon that is called "Belem cakes". In english it is called "custard tarts". It is sold regularelly here in Lisbon, and I suppose all over the country, since it is a traditional cake, from long ago. It is said that it has a secret, and that only in Belem, in a store called "Pasteis de Belem", I think, a place in Lisbon, near the river, they know the special secret to make the authentic "Belem Cake". Now, here is a recipe of these cakes I found on the internet, from the Lisbon City Hall. The exact translation of the name of these cakes from Portuguese to English is "Cream Cakes", like with the milk cream, which is sold in packages and is used to make chantilly cream. So, I noticed on this recipe that is in the link, from the Lisbon City Hall, that it really has cream (in the recipe). But, I also noticed that it has water. So, if you make this recipe with all cream, also instead…

Chicken soup :)

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Hi. We got here in Portugal a soup that we call here "canja", and there is no exact translation for english. It's just a portuguese word. It's just a chicken soup. You boil the chicken really well in much water, and you also put in a peeled oignon that is boiled at the same time that the chicken; and then you remove the boiled chicken. With a dowel. Then in the water that was used to boil the chicken, that you don't throw away, you put in a container (maybe plastic), you boil rice. The chicken has to be boiled in like a lot of water, so when the chicken is already boiled, the water that remains, that was the water used to boil the chicken, is enough to make a soup. In that water you boil maybe 1/2kg of rice. You put some salt. And after maybe 10 minutes, the time it takes so that the rice is properly boiled, the soup is ready. It's a really nice soup. Very old recipe. It also can be done instead of chicken, with duck or turkey. In the plates where you put the…

Blue Flag :)

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