Tavira 2017 - Day 1

holiday in the Portuguese town of Tavira, day 1


Tavira, November 2017.

Day 1 - Monte Gordo / Vila Real de San Antonio

After arriving late, a quick post wide angle photograph from the balcony, unfortunately not going to be as good for stars with more light pollution than in Santa Luzia last year:

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Travelling light today with the tiny Sony Nex 5R + 35mm f1.8 lens.

Walking to / waiting for the bus to Monte Gordo:

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Monte Gordo beach area was lively enough but for a large tourist area it was eerily quiet in town. We had a pizzetta for lunch and were the only table.

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Decided to walk to San Antonio through wooded area, the shade was welcome:

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V.R.S Antonio (as the front of the trains calls it) was better than we remembered it, the putting up a fair last year taking away from the peace and quiet of a walk along the river front. The square with orange trees and a few market stalls. The afternoon light more interesting than when we had been at midday.

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Home on the bus and a photo of our hotel from the bus station side of the river and a 346 second exposure looking south.

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Posted on November 21st, 2017

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