First light at Dona Ana

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Just back from 10 days in the Algarve, Portugal.

I'm on record championing the best of Cornwall's beaches ... and I know everyone has already been to the Algarve ...

What can I say? The beach cafes are a crime against the eyeball; the uncontrolled "development" behind, above and even on to the beaches shows what happens when greed meets corruption ... but the coastline .. !

I was repeatedly lost for words. So glad to have discovered them at Easter without the crowds - and if you're prepared to get up early - or stay late, you can have them to yourself.

Mesmerised ...

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  1. kengoh8888 more than 1.4M views 35 months ago | reply

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  4. kurtolo81 35 months ago | reply

    lovely light!

  5. Sau.Rieng 35 months ago | reply

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  6. Andrei Reinol 35 months ago | reply

    Beautiful golden light, great view.

  7. Fu-yi 34 months ago | reply

    So beautiful framing,Very excellent shot....!!

    Have a nice weekend Holidays..... Hugs From Taiwan,
    Kind regards,

  8. Bee Nee 34 months ago | reply

    What a wonderful light!!

  9. me-graphy 34 months ago | reply

    lovely work! thanks for sharing :)

  10. ciccioetneo 34 months ago | reply

    Marvellous photo!

  11. Maverick 34 months ago | reply

    best time to be out there shooting pics!! lovely shot! the place looks amazing...

  12. foggybummer 33 months ago | reply

    Warm light enhances the colour of the rocks. Nice shot

  13. emvri85 33 months ago | reply

    great light :)

  14. rino_savastano 33 months ago | reply

    Absolutely fantastic, beautiful color and light!

  15. Jesse L. Simplerevolution Photography 33 months ago | reply

    Superb photography, excellent composition!

  16. globetraveler2 32 months ago | reply

    Wow! What a view!

  17. Giuliano Cattani 30 months ago | reply

    beautiful image!

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