Porto Pim beach and whaling factory, Horta, Faial, Ilhas dos Açores, Portugal

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    Explore: Jul 2, 2008 #246

    At the far end of Porto Pim beach, Horta, lies this renovated whaling factory.

    The city of Horta is the centre of commerce and services of the island.

    Faial Island is a Portuguese island of the Central group of the Azores.

    malavoda, Adventures of KM&G-Morris, and 54 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. fromky 82 months ago | reply

      All the shades of blues and greens in the water are so appealing.

    2. DocJon7 [deleted] 82 months ago | reply

      is a paradise!!! beautiful photo!!!obrigado!

    3. ~gciolini 82 months ago | reply

      peeerfect !! ;)

    4. Photo*Phase [deleted] 75 months ago | reply

    5. tokek belanda (very busy) 67 months ago | reply

      Very beautiful scene, I like the light and tones too, it's a great shot!

    6. Andre Easter 66 months ago | reply

      Renovated? I remember when it was active.

    7. Ⱥndreia 58 months ago | reply

      Convite / Invitation

    8. Colorado Sands 46 months ago | reply

      The sunlight and shadow are wonderful!

    9. Absinthias 45 months ago | reply

      Herrliche Bucht. Das Foto ist sehr gut aufgebaut, Gerald. Schöne Bereiche mit jeweils einer anderen Grundfarbe. Klasse!

    10. arifaqmal 45 months ago | reply

      The beautiful sandy beach and its surrounding must have attracted a lot of visitors to this island.
      Great shot and Congrats on EXPLORE.

    11. Photo--Graphy [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

      OHHHHHHHHHH... that is a beautiful shot

    12. Elysium 2010 43 months ago | reply

      Very nice place !
      I had the dream to go there and also to Madeira

    13. Batikart ... off 29 months ago | reply

      Eine schöne Bucht und ein toller grüner Berghang!

      Wie es aussieht hast du mehr Schnee, Gerald, aber gerade im Moment fängt es hier
      auch an und der Himmel ist total grau geworden :(. Übrigens dachte ich, du seist
      schon Rentner, da so oft unterwegs ;-).

    14. Onasill ~ Bill Badzo 14 months ago | reply

      Good location and wonderful with the strong green hill over looking the inlet

    15. Sandra Leidholdt - on break 14 months ago | reply

      A pretty capture on the island!

    16. _Zinni_ 14 months ago | reply


      Thank you for comments, inviting and favorites!

      @Andre Easter

      It's renovated and a museum now.

      Das mit dem Rentner habe ich jetzt mal überlesen... :-)

      Aber im Januar und März geht es wieder in den Urlaub ;-)

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