Alex Robinson

Alex Robinson

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Alex Robinson is an award-winning travel writer and photographer who writes extensively about Portugal, Latin America and South East Asia in the UK and international press. He has been published by the Sunday Times, Telegraph, New York Times, National Geographic, Wanderlust, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, the Independent on Sunday, Condé Nast Traveller, the Financial Times, Marie Claire and Departures magazine among others.

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Portugal’s dolmen churches

The Catholic Church's ability to assimilate the sacred traditions of other faiths into its own.

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The great philosophers – Averrões and Ibn Arabi

Alex Robinson introduces two of the medieval world’s greatest philosophers: Averrões and Ali Ibn Arabi.

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Vasco da Gama and the first trading ports

Vasco da Gama achieved what Columbus had failed to achieve – the establishment of a maritime passage to the Indian Ocean.

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