Portugal, Beaches and a Sunset

Another Bag, More Travel

“As the sun went down it seemed to drag the whole sky with it like the shreds of a burning curtain leaving rags of bright water that went on smoking and smouldering among the estuaries and around the many islands”                     Laurie Lee – ‘As I walked out one Midsummer Morning

Apúlia was a small fishing village with all of the gaily coloured boats parked at a safe distance from the rough sea that was pounding in fiercely again over the rocks.  There were a couple of restaurants but they weren’t exactly what we were looking for so we walked along the beach to some windmills that were probably holiday lets during the summer but were all shuttered and abandoned today.

It was a busy little village and especially interesting were the houses with colourful tiled walls in bright blues, greens…

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