“Desenrascanço” (loosely translated as “disentanglement”) is a Portuguese word used in common language in Portugal, to express an ability to solve a problem without the adequate tools or proper technique to do so and by use of sometimes imaginative resourcefulness when facing new situations.

I think the picture sums it all up. This is why I love this city and its people!


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