Photographer's Note

Some time ago I posted a photo of the same boat; this one has another perspective, but I also like it very much, what about you?

"Queen of the seas" is the name of this boat; it was on the sands of Costa de Caparica (please see description below).

"Costa da Caparica belongs to the Almada council, located on the south bank of the river Tagus where magnificent sandy beaches stretch south for nearly 30 kilometres from Caparica to Cabo Espichel. Big areas of eucalyptus, pine-trees and acacia-trees spread along the white, fine sands. But Costa da Caparica is more than beaches and huge areas of white sands, although this is the first thing you'll remember when you think of it.

Costa da Caparica also holds a market between Tuesdays and Sundays where fishermens wives and farmers cry out their products There are exquisite fish restaurants where you can taste fresh and unusual dishes and beach cafes with all night animation.

On the cliff above the beach with its brightly-coloured sardine boats, stands an old Capuchin Monastery originally founded in 1558.

During the summer months, you can hire a small tent on the beach to get some shadow when the temperatures are too high or take a ride on an open-carriage railway that runs for 10 km along the beaches of the Costa da Caparica."

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  • Copyright: Paulo Azevedo (apazevedo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 981 W: 3 N: 1110] (5469)
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