In the soft landscape the maize fields wave in the rich hollows on both sides of the Minho.
The principal river of Galicia is the Minho, with its tributary the Sil.
The rivers, from the Minho to the Bidassoa, furnish trout and salmon.
A sad contrast to the fertility of the Minho is presented by the country opposite Lisbon and the adjoining province of Alemtejo.
Tuy sits on her hill, and gazes across the river at Valena do Minho, the rival fortress opposite, and the first town in Portugal.
We must return to the Minho province—still the most representative section of Portugal—for monuments of Portuguese antiquity.
Many Oporto families own country-houses in the Minho, and rusticate there very pleasantly for a month or two in early fall.
Maria was the daughter of a very wealthy farmer who resided close to the mouth of the river Minho.
The Minho is in the north-west, and separates Spain and Portugal for about forty miles.
In the old towns on either side of the Minho the exterior life of the two peoples is the same.