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Hi TE friends

Again Algarve and in this case one of the most beautiful beaches of Lagos

In the WS, one picture of the park near the beach

I hope you like it !

The Dona Ana Beach is situated in between golden rocky cliffs.
This is a good spot for diving and observing the beautiful sea fauna and flora.
The access to this beach is made through a long and inclined stairway.

How to get here
In Lagos follow the Avenida dos Descobrimentos. After the fire station turn left in the roundabout and follow the signage to Ponta da Piedade. Follow the signage to Dona Ana Beach.

Facilities
Restaurants; Toilets; Car parking; Blue Flag Beach.

Lagos is a dynamic and active city, which is justifiably proud of its past and possesses a very rich and well preserved patrimony.

The region of Lagos has a long history linking it to the sea. Its original name, Lacobriga, reflects the fact that the first inhabitants of this port, in roughly 2000 years BC, were of Celtic origin. After them came the Phoenicians, Greeks and Carthaginians, but it was the Romans that brought growth and prosperity to the town. The Moors built walls around Lagos in the 10th century and gave it the name of Zawaia. They remained here until the town was conquered by the Christians in 1249 and became part of the Portuguese territory.

Nikon D90
2010/03/14 10:07:27
JPEG (8-bit) Basic
Lens: VR 18-200mm F/3.5-5.6 G
Focal Length: 18mm
Exposure Mode: Manual
Metering Mode: Multi-Pattern
1/320 sec - F/8
Exposure Comp.: -1.0 EV
Sensitivity: ISO 200
Optimize Image: Vivid
White Balance: Auto
AF Mode: AF-C
Tone Comp.: More Contrast
Hue Adjustment: +3
Saturation: Enhanced
Sharpening: Medium high
Long Exposure NR: Off
VR Control: On
High ISO NR: Off

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