Peniche (Cabo Carvoeiro) lighthouse at sunset; Portugal

Peniche Lighthouse | Portugal

Peniche Lighthouse | Portugal Peniche, Portugal Peniche is one of Portugal’s most important seaports, and the Cabo Carvoeiro lighthouse is one of the city’s significant landmarks. However, it is not a monument in the typical sense, as the lighthouse is...
Elephant on the island of Grande Berlenga at sunset; Portugal

Berlengas Elephant | Portugal

Berlengas Elephant | Portugal Peniche, Portugal We spotted this “elephant” while on our way back from Berlengas Island to Peniche, Portugal. Although we were traveling by speedboat at a dizzying pace (almost flying over the waves of the Atlantic) the...
Tróia - beach at sunset overlooking Serra da Arrábida; Portugal

Tróia – beach at sunset | Portugal

Tróia - beach at sunset | Portugal Portugal, Setubal The Tróia peninsula near Setubal has become our regular destination when we want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. For the beach of Tróia to do its best job (calming our distracting thoughts) it must be...
Albufeira in Algarve - panorama of the beach at sunset; Portugal

Albufeira Algarve | Portugal

Albufeira Algarve | Portugal Algarve, Portugal When you know a bit about the Algarve and think of Albufeira, the connotation “tourism” automatically comes to mind. Yes, Albufeira is an extremely lively tourist destination. But in the winter, you can enjoy...
Palazzo Pubblico in the center of the city-state of San Marino

Palazzo Pubblico | San Marino

Palazzo Pubblico | San Marino San Marino Palazzo Pubblico, is otherwise known as the “public palace”. This 19th-century building is the seat of government of San Marino, a country surrounded by Italy. Its representation can be found on the two-euro coin....
Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré. Nazare during sunset, Portugal

Nossa Senhora da Nazaré Church | Nazare, Portugal

This picture of the church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré was taken just after sunset. The church is located on a hill above the town of Nazare. A walk “up the hill” is not the easiest if you carry kilograms of photographic equipment. However, the views from this place are so picturesque that a bit of “sport” pays off for sure.

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.

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