Algarve Sentence Examples
The emperor, however, successfully gilded the hook by awarding Algarve, the southern province of Portugal, to Godoy.
Godoy, having the prospect of the Algarve before him, likewise offered no opposition to the advance of Napoleon's troops to the capital; and so it came about that Murat, named by Napoleon his Lieutenant in Spain, was able to enter Madrid in force and without opposition from that usually clannish populace.
Portugal was to be subsequently divided between Spain and France, and a new principality of the Algarve was to be carved out for Godoy.
In his reign Algarve became part of Portugal.
The Algarve and parts of Alemtejo might belong to North-West Africa rather than to Europe.Advertisement
There are also a narrow strip along the southern shores of the Algarve and a few smaller patches along the western coast.
On the whole, excepting in eastern Algarve, the Upper Jurassic beds indicate the neighbourhood of a shore-line.
The rainfall is heaviest in the north and on the Serra da Estrella; it is least in Algarve.
Notwithstanding that Algarve is hotter than Alemtejo, a profuse vegetation takes away much of the tropical effect.
In Alemtejo, and still more in Algarve, Arab and Berber types are common; and the influence of these races can everywhere be discerned in the architecture, handicrafts and speech of the peasantry.Advertisement
In 1189 he won Silves, then the capital of Algarve; in 1192 he lost not only Algarve but the greater part of Alemtejo, including Alcacer do Sal.
He continued the crusade against the Moors, who were driven from their last strongholds in Alemtejo, and in 1239-1244, after a dispute with ROme which was once more ended by the imposition of an interdict and the submission of the Portuguese ruler, he won many successes in the Algarve.
A second stage was reached shortly afterwards by the conquest of Algarve, the last remaining stronghold of the Moors.
Colonial development was fostered, and the commercial dependence of Portugal upon induced the king to marry Maria Sophia de Neuberg, Great Britain was reduced, by the formation of chartered companies, the first of which (1753) was given control of the Algarve sardine and tunny fisheries.
Cruz de Coimbra, the Chronica da conquista do Algarve and the Livros dos Linhagens, aristocratic registers, portions of which,, like the story of King Arthur, have considerable literary interest..Advertisement
In 1419, after his return to Portugal, he was created governor of the "kingdom" of Algarve, the southernmost province of Portugal; and his connexion now appears to have begun with what afterwards became known as the "Infante's Town" (Villa do Iffante) at Sagres, close to Cape St Vincent; where, before 1438, a Tercena Nabal or naval arsenal grew up; where, from 1438, after the Tangier expedition, the prince certainly resided for a great part of his later life; and where he died in 1460.
With its gently shelving beaches and a warm air currents, the Algarve has drawn visitors to its sun-drenched shores for years.
Sun & Sand Sun worshippers who want duvet soft beaches within easy reach will be spoilt with the endless shores of the Algarve.
The vegetation of Spain is distributed in clearly marked zones; but over the whole of Portugal, except the hottest parts of Algarve and Alemtejo, the plants of northern Europe flourish side by side with cacti, palms, aloes and tree-ferns (see Cintra).
Faro in Algarve was sacked in 1595 by the English, who ravaged the Azores in 1596; and in many parts of the world English, French and Dutch combined to harass Portuguese trade and seize Portuguese possessions.Advertisement
Faro, the capital of the Algarve, is situated around a quaint harbor with narrow streets located in the old town.
The fabulous sandy beaches, with spectacular sandstone cliffs to the west, cover the length of the Algarve.
They are a breed original to the coastline towns of Portugal, although their breeding region is now limited to one coastline region - Algarve.
If you are in the mood for a vacation, try traveling to Algarve, Portugal, the home of the breed.