05 janvier 2011

Barnacles

Barnacles are crustaceans that have jointed legs             and shells of connected overlapping plates. Instead of crawling             after food, they glue themselves to rocks, ships, pillings, abalones,             and maybe even whales and wait for food to wash by. ....Sometimes if one looks carefully there is beauty in small things.... ******See you soon..
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05 janvier 2011

The old fishing Harbour-Lagos

Lagos,in the western Algarve,is full of historical interest with it's origins dating as far back as 2000 years BC when it was known as Lacobriga. Lagos has always had a seafaring connection, originally visited by Phoenicians and Carthaginians and then, during the 15th century, was the base for the 'voyages of the Discoveries' instigated by Henry the Navigator when trade between Africa and Portugal brought a great deal of wealth into the town.Today there is only the Marina with its many private Yachts and the old fishing... [Lire la suite]
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