Nazare - sunset and giant wave on Praia do Norte, Portugal

Praia do Norte | Nazare, Portugal

The season for giant waves falls on the months October – March. The waves can reach up to 30 meters during this time. Although this is not recommended, giant waves can be observed from the beach called Praia do Norte.

Giant waves in Nazare - view from Praia to Norte; Portugal

Waves | Nazare, Portugal

The giant waves in Nazare in Portugal are among the largest in the world. During the season, they can reach up to 30 meters. No wonder that they attract surfers from all over the world.

Cascais during a sunny day - Praia da Rainha (Queen’s Beach); Portugal.

Praia da Rainha | Cascais, Portugal

Praia da Rainha, translated – The Queen’s Beach, is the smallest beach in Cascais, and most definitely one of the most scenic. The story tells us that the last Queen of Portugal, Queen Amelia, was so charmed by it that she proclaimed this place to be her own, hence the name.

Views on Azenhas do Mar in Sintra, Portugal.

Views on Azenhas do Mar | Portugal

Azenhas do Mar during the sunset, reminded me of images, of such Italian villages as the Cinque Terre or Positano. Though it had a great advantage over it – the area wasn’t very touristic. The often-overlooked small town in the Sintra district, seemed to be undiscovered by photographers and tourists.