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And here is the walk to discover little Portuguese Tibet.



And here is the walk to discover little Portuguese Tibet.

This is a four-day tour that already requires a bit of experience, but the scenery in Sistelo is worth it.

The walk will be from 15 to 18 July.

If you are thinking of a small rural village surrounded by a green landscape, you can associate it with the name: Sistelo. This is one of the seven wonders of Portugal and it doesn’t take a lot of thought to understand why.

Located in Arcos de Valdeves, this village is the starting point for long weekend walks organized by Green Trekker. You can make an appointment on the calendar: it is from 15 to 18 July. This is one of those initiatives that call for the combination of business with pleasure. trains, exploring one of the best walking routes in Portugal. But be prepared for the fact that this activity should not be taken lightly.

Thursday 15 July is the day of the meeting. When you arrive at the hotel, located in the heart of the village of Arcos de Valdeves, you just have to take care of unpacking. If the weather is on your side, this is a good time to visit this very Portuguese area of ​​Alto Minho.

The next day, Friday, July 16, he will have the longest route of these visiting days. It is about 16 kilometers with an expected duration of seven hours. The walk begins in Padrao and then continues through several locations where you will have the opportunity to see the typical houses of the region, wild horses and cattle.

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On Saturday, the Sistelo trail starts in the pretty village that gave it its name, near the source of the Rio Vez. Here you will find yourself surrounded by mountains and green terraces that blend with the calm waters of the Vese. You will cross the Corga das Cavadas and climb the mountain to Branda das Lamelas. As the day will be long, after ten kilometers in five hours and a difference of 790 meters, it is best to rest and wait for the group dinner to be served with local gastronomy.

On your last day, get ready to visit one of the most beautiful walking paths in Portugal. Starting the trail to Sistelo and passing through the village of Tabarka and at the cork oak guard’s house, you will cross the river. Then blinding is all yours. The landscape surrounding Passadiços do Vez becomes indistinguishable. In the rhythm of the soothing sounds of nature, he says goodbye to the last trail and ends the walk in the already famous village of Sistelo.

More information on the July hikes in small Portuguese Tibet can be found on the website. online Green Trekker, where you can also sign up. Price per person in double room 300 €. If it is in a single room, the price per person is 380 €. Includes hotel accommodation, group dinner, three walking tours, an accompanying guide and light meals (tea and biscuits) during the excursions.

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Portuguese health minister rejects conflict of interest over marriage to president



The health minister said there was no conflict of interest in her marriage to the current chairman of the Order of Dietitians, saying that the trusteeship of that body had been delegated to the Secretary of State for Health Promotion.

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“Honestly, I don’t think it exists. I have no doubt that this Lady Secretary of State will fill this leadership role,” Manuel Pizarro said on Monday (age 26) on the sidelines of the Pharmacist’s Day celebrations in Sintra, in the Lisbon area.

Aware of the possible conflict of interest, Manuel Pizarro explained that he took “the most appropriate measure (…)”, which was to entrust the functions of guardianship of the Order of Nutritionists to Margarida Tavares.”

“(…) Since I took office as a minister, I have been aware that, since professional organizations have an administrative oversight role, (…) there is a risk of conflict of interest, and I have taken the measures that seem to me the most appropriate, which from the very decided at the outset that he would delegate this oversight function over the Order of Nutritionists to the Secretary of State for Health Promotion,” he stressed.

When asked about the reasons why Margarida Tavares’ name still does not appear in the Diário da República, the official said that “it was necessary to wait for the inauguration of the secretaries of state” and then “to organize the whole process of delegation of authority.” .

“It’s even a good chance that there is a Secretary of State for Health Promotion. I think custody of the Order of Dietitians has been well handed over to the Secretary of State for Health Promotion,” he repeated, noting that “he definitely won’t go through the Minister’s order.” [da Saúde]”.

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“If the secretary of state is responsible for this, it should not go through the minister,” he stressed.

Manuel Pizarro’s statements came after news that the government official may have a conflict of interest because he is married to the chairman of the Order of Dietitians, Alexandra Bento.

The Order of Dietitians was created in 2011 with the approval of the current Minister of Health, who at the time served as Secretary of State for Health.

In addition, Alexandra Bento was the only President of the Order of Occupational Health to attend the inauguration of Manuel Pizarro on 10 September.

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Portuguese newspaper criticizes CR7: “Less Ronaldo, more Portugal” | international football



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September is a very important and visible month for deaf people, with three dates that raise awareness and celebrate achievements that are part of the entire community’s trajectory and struggle. These are: – International Sign Language Day, September 23; – Day of the Deaf, 26 September; and Libra National Interpreter and Translator Day on September 30th. With a focus on the deaf community, the Department of Education is promoting several initiatives in this area.

The first is aimed at changing the scenario of educational and language policy based only on the inclusive perspective of including a deaf student in the school environment without guaranteeing procedures that enhance accessibility in his education. The National Guidelines for Bilingual Education for the Deaf integrate all stages of basic education and are based on the promotion of bilingual curricula and pedagogical practices for the deaf: Brazilian Sign Language (Libras) and written Portuguese.

Through the Department of Special Education, the MEC coordinates with interested municipalities the construction, renovation or expansion of bilingual schools for the deaf. To date, 11 locations in Brazil have shown interest in the project. To complement this phase, the Libras National Textbook Program (PNLD) provides accessible formats to deaf students and public school teachers of basic education in the country.

In the academic world, in partnership with universities, advanced training courses are offered for teachers, managers and professionals who want to work with bilingual education for the deaf. Thanks to the projects of various institutions, there are currently 3,520 vacancies for teaching the deaf.

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On the Internet, Canal Libras is a space for communication and content distribution with a focus on the national educational network, from early childhood education to higher education.


Another important date: The National Institute for Education for the Deaf (Ines) turns 165 on the same Libra and the Deaf Day, September 26th. Within the structure of the Ministry of Education, the Institute stands out as a national reference in the field of deafness, necessary to support the formulation of public policies, and then for their implementation in the field. The Institute works to promote education for deaf children, youth and adults.

With information from Ministry of Education.

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