Meet Belém’s (or St. Vincent’s) Tower. “It’s a fortified tower in the [borough of Belém,] municipality of Lisbon, Portugal. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of the significant role it played in the Portuguese maritime discoveries of the era of the Age of Discoveries. The tower was commissioned by King John II to be part of a defence system at the mouth of the Tagus river and a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon. The tower […]
Very busy at work lately, so haven’t had much time to post which is, at least for me, a shame… So decided to have a go at posting via smart phone …. So here it goes a nice summer photo… 🙂
The recipe for this one was a 30′ walk and my smartphone camera. Although snapping with criteria I snapped away during that period without giving too much thought to it… Short-listed the best one and collated the outcome. 😉
I lost track of the number of times I caught the boat in here, whilst commuting back and forth in between home and work…
In the previous post, see that big rock in the sea just opposite the beach? Thought you’d like a closer view 😉
It’s now official: yesterday was my second day at the beach !… It was the one you may see at the left hand side. The bay provides a safe harbour for fishermen.