18 septembre 2011

Songs of Freedom-Lagos

He used to be a bank employee for many years of his life until one day he decided to step out into freedom and light.Didier travels like the minstrels of medieval times without luggage or other baggage than his music and his smile.He travels on trains for a song and sometimes hitches a ride for a smile. He sings of clear skies and cristal waters,of love and waves of light.He makes up melodies and words telling you stories of his inner and outer travels.... Free like a bird he comes and goes as he likes and sometimes travels for... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2011

Spring Storm-Lagos

There has been quite a strong wind for a few days ..the waves were crowned with foam as far as one could see. Boats for viewing the famous grottos or the dolphins were unable to go out and only very few fishing boats tried to brave the powerful Atlantic ocean. Most spectacular were the waves around the old fort build in the  late 17th century as a defence against the British Fleet led in those days by Sir Francis Drake. *** It is also known as the Forte do Pau da Bandeira or the Forte de Nossa Senhora da Penha de... [Lire la suite]
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22 février 2011

Walking along the cliffs-Lagos

Walking along the cliffs can be risky because of rock and earth slides...so you have to watch your step.. *** *** .it can also be full of surprises like stumbling on the bench made of painted tiles in a small grove at the beginning of the walk....or the flowers covered with drops of dew ..like jewels... ******For more photos along the cliffs come see my world for you at flickrsee you soon....
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26 décembre 2010

An ancient harbour-Portugal

Lagos is a charming,small town snuggled in a bay in the western Algarve. It 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. In december the weather is not... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2008

Impressions-Lagos-Portugal

En regardant simplement..Just looking... *** *** *** à bientôt..see you soon...
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02 septembre 2008

Souvenirs et impressions-Au Portugal

C'était ma première fois au Portugal et ce qui a fait chanter mon coeur c'était la profusion des couleursIt was my first time in Portugal and what made my heart sing was the riot of colours... *** *** *** ...la diversité des gens......the variety of people ...   *** *** ...le musicien est de Cap Verde ..il joue dans la rue avec son group.....impossible de passer sans danser......the musicien is from Cap Verde ...he plays the streets with his group...impossible to pass by without... [Lire la suite]
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