No echoes of that discord shall be heard Where Father Tagus
rolls, or on the banks Of olive-bordered Betis; to the rocks Or in deep caverns shall my plaint be told, And by a lifeless tongue in living words; Or in dark valleys or on lonely shores, Where neither foot of man nor sunbeam falls; Or in among the poison-breathing swarms Of monsters nourished by the sluggish Nile.
They had dropped anchor in the mouth of the Tagus
, and instead of cleaving new waves perpetually, the same waves kept returning and washing against the sides of the ship.
Malo; but being forced into Lisbon by bad weather, the ship received some damage by running aground in the mouth of the river Tagus
, and was obliged to unload her cargo there; but finding a Portuguese ship there bound for the Madeiras, and ready to sail, and supposing he should meet with a ship there bound to Martinico, he went on board, in order to sail to the Madeiras; but the master of the Portuguese ship being but an indifferent mariner, had been out of his reckoning, and they drove to Fayal; where, however, he happened to find a very good market for his cargo, which was corn, and therefore resolved not to go to the Madeiras, but to load salt at the Isle of May, and to go away to Newfoundland.
We also visited the Belem Tower which sits on the bank of the River Tagus
, where loads of people queued to have a look inside, we would have been there hours so gave it a miss.
Creek Syrah |Trincadeira 2013, Portugal (PS4.
Lisbon In May last year, the Three Queens met once again, this time on the River Tagus
, at Lisbon.
m, skimming along the clear waters of the Tagus
estuary is the perfect way to take in the beauty of the Estoril coast and learn about a fascinating area steeped in history, where ancient ruins abound.
From casual cookouts to gourmet get-togethers, richly fruited red wines are a natural bedfellow with barbecued meats and a wine such as Tagus
Creek Shiraz-Trincadeira 2012, Portugal (PS4.
Creek is a familiar Portuguese brand selling in Tesco, Asda, Waitrose among others.
Racing took place in the waters between the Praca do Comercio and the iconic Lisbon suspension bridge in about 15 knots, flat seas, and in front of crowds of spectators along the Tagus
River, who were captivated by the action.
The programme includes meetings at Spanish Guadiana River and Portuguese Tagus
River Basin District Administrations, Geo-Systems Research Centre of Technical University of Lisbon, field visits to irrigation systems, water supply and management facilities, etc.
Located at the highest point of the city, you practically look out over the whole of downtown Lisbon, the Tagus
and the iconic Ponte 25 de Abril.