Burra Maluca wrote:So, how do we teach people to wash their butts with water and grow food instead of inflammables?
The flames that hit the center of the country were very close to Quinta da Fonte in Figueiró dos Vinhos. Everything burned around, except for the native trees planted decades ago.
Liedewij Schieving is still recovering from the scare of Saturday and Sunday, when the fire hit Figueiró dos Vinhos. Living for 10 years in Portugal, that Dutch businesswoman had never been in such a situation.
"There were a lot of eucalyptus trees that could not stand the flames," says Liedewij Schievin.
A green spot stands out from the surrounding black landscape, which depicts the violence of the fire. "The only thing that did not burn was the oak trees, the chestnut trees, the olive trees and the elder trees," she explains.