The Third Part Of The Journey

Now we start from Nazaré in Portugal. Nazaré is located near Berlenga island and is one day´s sailing distance from Lisboa. We set the sails early this spring after the month of March. It is the month when the wind is blowing from all the directions in Portugal. This is an old saying but it seems toContinue reading “The Third Part Of The Journey”

Year 2014 behind the ocular

Photo highlights of the year 2014. The different places of my sailing trip from the archipelago of Turku in Finland to Nazaré in Portugal. Here are photos from Brest, France to Lisboa, Portugal Sailing trip continued from Cherbourg in France to Brest. Pleasant downwind sailing took nearly two days. We crossed Biscay in late September, autumnContinue reading “Year 2014 behind the ocular”

Waves roll in my thoughts

The waves increase in height and roll along the shallow waters. The backlight expresses the spray.  The colour of the rolling wave is turquoise because of the sun and the shoal waters. Limestone cliffs give a perfect background to the Atlantic waves and the surfers are waiting for the perfect wave.

Two Rocks – Different in location and atmosphere

A reef  at the far end of Praia da Luz beach known as Rocha Negra, Black Stone. The town Praia da Luz (“beach of light”) is in the Western Algarve, Portugal. A small fishing village with massive limestone cliffs on eastern end of the village beach.  The ochre colour of the limestone is stunning onContinue reading “Two Rocks – Different in location and atmosphere”