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São Marcos da Serra inspired un unknown poet

Posted by Marianne Hoesen on Sunday, October 21, 2012, In : history 
                             

Once upon a time some unknown poet got inspired by São Marcos da Serra and wrote this poem on the characteristics of several hamlets belonging to the freguesia.

A Ribeira-de-baixo é um pontal
A Retorta não tem partilha
Não falando na Fatamilha
Vale de Água é em geral
Vagarosa, tem moral
A Ferrenha tem talento
No Pereiro de Zorra mora o bom tempo
No vale de Carvalheiros a ternura
Nas Taipinhas a Estremadura
E à dos Brancos mantimento
Pé cruzado foi repartido
Na Rochinh...

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São Marcos da Serra had his own "Robin Hood" in the past

Posted by Marianne on Saturday, May 7, 2011, In : history 


 
Remexido or Remechido, the nickname of José Joaquim de Sousa Reis (Lagoa, Estômbar, 19 October 1796 – Faro, 2 August 1838), was a notorious bandit of the Algarve in Portugal.

He was the son of Joaquim José dos Reis and wife Clara Maria do Carmo da Rocha, both born in Estômbar, in the municipality of Lagoa, and died before a firing squad at the Campo da Trinidade (site of the present school hall of the Tomás Cabreira Secondary School) in Faro on 2 August 1838.
He served as a supporter of...

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