In the last 15 years there has bee a huge effort to revitalize the city with a facelift.
Any idea what this savory treat is I found at the market?
It's an empanada, a savory pastry dough that can be filled with cheese, meat, or seafood. They are a versatile food and I purchased one with cream cheese and spinach. Another type sold here was chicken and feta (a popular Mediterranean cheese) and minced pork.
Sintra is a picturesque Portuguese town that is set amidst the pine covered hills of the Serra de Sintra. This slightly cooler climate enticed the nobility and elite of Portugal, who constructed exquisite palaces, extravagant residences and decorative gardens. The variety of fascinating historic buildings and beautiful scenery has established Sintra as a top rate tourist destination and is the most popular day trip from Lisbon.
Last minute ideas for Mardi Gras
check out this link for many yummy ideas
Hope the February RAK ideas inspired you to keep it going onward into March and part of your daily life.