On top of my to-do list for my stay in Cape Town last November was seeing the penguin colony at Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town. So one day I walked over to the central train station in Cape Town and took the train to Simon’s Town. I bought the tourist pass for the train because… Read More Cape Town. A walk from St. James beach to Muizenberg.
Praia do Amado is one of the two beaches of the little village of Carrapateira on Portugals westcoast. We spent a beautiful and sunny day there when suddenly fog came all over the beach and made the most beautiful scenery and photo opportunity.
Ponta da Piedade is a cape and lighthouse in the west of Lagos, a short walk along the street Estrada da Ponta da Piedade from the famous beaches Praia do Camilo and Praia Don Ana. While the lighthouse may not be something to write home about, the rock formations nature has created over thousands of years definitely are.… Read More Portugal. Lagos. Ponta da Piedade and a walk along the cliffs.
“This is the end. This is as far as you can go. After this it all starts over again.” Tony Hendra looking out over the Pacific “The boardwalk is like the beating heart of America. You can be normal; you can be strange. It’s so rad.” Sean O’Keefe “I might love a man, but I… Read More Venice Beach. Like a dream I remember from an easier time…
The Venice Skatepark is located directly on the beach, next to the Art Walls and where the Boardwalk meets Windward Avenue.
I just returned from a week long trip to Lisbon and Lagos, Portugal. The afternoons we spent at Praia do Porto de Mos and the walks along the beach to the adjacent Praia do Canavial were definitely my favourite moments of this trip. Even though I have first visited those two beach over 20 years ago… Read More Portugal. Lagos. Sunset at Porto de Mòs and Praia do Canavial.
Since my first visit in 2005 I’ve been a huge fan of Praia do Guincho. It might not be the best beach for lazy sunbathing and swimming since the wind is usually very strong and the ocean ice cold. But it’s one of the best beaches to go for a walk, have a drink in one of… Read More Portugal. An afternoon at Praia do Guincho.
Whenever we’re in Lagos we’ll make it a priority to spend a day at Praia do Camilo. This small beach is located between the famous Praia Dona Ana and the lighthouse at Ponta da Piedade and offers everything you dream of when visiting the West Algarve: clear water, golden cliffs and spectacular rock formations. About… Read More Portugal. Lagos. Praia do Camilo.
A few shots I took in Cadiz while travelling in Andalusia in spring 2010. Before Cadiz I had been in Seville and afterwards I went to Tarifa. During my time in Cadiz I stayed at the Hostal Fantoni in the historical center.
Last September when we visited Lisbon for three days we spent an afternoon at Costa da Caparica, the largest contiguous beach in Portugal, with an expanse of about 30 kilometres, just south of Lisbon. By bus you’ll arrive right behind the boardwalk, where plenty of beach bars can be found. At the end of the… Read More Portugal. Costa da Caparica.