Monthly Archives: February 2019

Visit to Bordallo Pinheiro Factory

The invitation was made some time ago, but we had not yet had the opportunity to go to Caldas da Rainha. However, everything happens for a reason and arrives at the right time. The team at the Mar d’Estórias shop took advantage of the remaining holidays to finally visit the “brand new” Bordallo Pinheiro factory. Because despite being centennial, the brand has just built a new factory, with bigger and better equipped facilities, ready to follow the new direction of the company.

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Two Generations, Two Love Stories

As soon as February starts everything around us is about Valentine’s Day! We, at Mar d’Estórias, think that talking about Valentine’s Day confines love stories to one day. If we think about it, love stories are lived every moment, every hour, everywhere. So, we searched for two experiences of different generations, that kept the core – love! Continue reading…

The Life Of A Barnacle Catcher

The breaking of the waves allows us to guess the force of the tide, at dawn. Francisco Cruz admires the ocean foam from the top of a steep cliff while wearing his diving suit to challenge another tide in search of the true fruit of the sea – barnacles. As a professional shellfish catcher, Chico, as he is known, risks his life every day to collect his livelihood on the Costa Vicentina. Continue reading…