The Peneda-Gerês National Park, in the far northwest of Portugal between Upper Minho and Trás-os-Montes, is the only Portuguese protected area classified as a such. It is a world apart in which human activity and nature are harmoniously integrated, preserving ancient values and traditions clearly evident in the village communities of Pitões das Júnias and Tourém. The lushContinue reading “Gerês”
I saw many different places this year. Açores was one of the favorites. And the competition was not easy.
“Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful!’ and siting in the shade.” (Rudyard Kipling, Complete Verse)
I met mica when I was a kid. He is one of the local surfers that I grew up seeing surfing. It was common to find him in a secret spot when the waves were good. Now it’s easier to find him in a shape room.