Freemasonry, a fraternal society that has aroused both interest and mystery, has left an indelible mark on Spanish history. Since the establishment of the first lodge by the Duke of Wharton in 1728, its influence has oscillated between the tangible and the esoteric, between legend and reality.
Freemasonry, more than a secret society, is an introspective journey toward self-awareness and personal growth. Centuries of tradition meld with deep symbolism, where each member seeks truth, brotherhood, and progress.
From the shadowy recesses of intrigue emerges the figure of Freemasonry at the heart of Paraguay. Do the Masons truly pull the strings of power in the nation? As public figures are outed as members, society stands divided between those believing in their pledge to public welfare and those suspecting covert agendas.
The Regaleira Palace in Sintra is not merely a mansion; it’s a journey through Carvalho Monteiro’s vision. From tranquil lakes to mystical sculptures, every nook of the palace provides a glimpse into the mind of a visionary enthralled by alchemy, Freemasonry, and Portugal’s legacy.