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Bloodthirsty bandits in Brazil

"The gunman gets into my car. He’s in the passenger seat now. The barrel is pressed against my temple. This is it."

Beach beauty: exploring the Alentejo coast

The Portuguese are wise; they keep the best for themselves.

A window into the past: the best historical sights in Alentejo

From crumbling castles to preserved palaces, this region offers an extraordinary insight into Portugal's rich past.

A taste of Portugal: the best food and drink in the Alentejo

Find out what not to miss on a food tour of this oft-overlooked Portuguese region
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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