Sri Lanka’s wild

Sri Lanka is in the top of my list of countries to visit again. Go if you have never been there; return if you already have. It is a natural paradise inhabited by friendly people – history, spices, beaches, mountains covered by pristine jungle or tea plantations, gems, handicraft and the humid warm monsoon breeze, … Continue reading Sri Lanka’s wild

The Portuguese mineral industry – update

Portugal has a long tradition in the mining industry (in our European heartland and, during our long and rich History, in other territories in South America, Africa, Asia). Romans mined (gold and other metals, natural stone) in what is now the Portuguese territory and before them the Celts and Phoenicians. The  Portuguese mining industry is now built around three main … Continue reading The Portuguese mineral industry – update