Pontalaia Apartamentos Turisticos

Rua Infante D. Henrique, Sagres, Algarve, 8650-381, Portugal | 4 star hotel
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Home away from home!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... as well as the bridge across the river. Most of Tavira, in fact, most of the Algarve was destroyed in 1755 if not by the earthquake (9 on the Richter scale) then by the following tsunami.

9 is a pretty serious earthquake, in fact, the same earthquake destroyed Lisbon which is 300km north of here and about a third of the way up Portugal. Imagine a quake and tsunami covering the bottom one third of your country. In Lagos, on the Algarve, ...

"To The Ends Of The Earth"

A travel blog entry by drudell

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I will go "(see title)" for (or with) this lady. Today we did by traveling to Sagres and Cabo Sao Vincent in the extreme southwest corner of Portugal. At least it was considered to be the end of the world back before Henry The Navigator forged Portugal's seafaring future by sending forth Caravels to discover new lands. For today it is the end of OUR world as we venture as far as possible on our last day in southern Portugal. Tomorrow we will head back near Lisbon and ...

Sagres, The End of the World

A travel blog entry by curtcarlson

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... exhibition center, eatery) standing where the school once was. A tower-cistern at one end of these buildings is part of the original dorms. A small, 16th century Church of Our Lady of Grace stands where Henry’s church once stood.

From the buildings close to the fort wall, a path leads to the farthest reach of the point with its small lighthouse, a monument of some kind under construction, and plenty of fishermen (didn’t see ...

Drive by sight seeing

A travel blog entry by dtofsrud

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... water here, on the ocean. Anyway, down to the bus I go and on the way i run accross the fish market, since it was still somewhat cold and early in the day it didn't smell nearly as bad as I thought it might, Seems to operate like a farmers market, the fishermen have a booth, they toss their fish up there, some gutted, some not, toss in some octopus and the odd flat fish that I thought might be nurse shark.... and the haggling ...

1434. Back Across the Bridge

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... But the most special thing about this Superhike was following the stunning rugged coast to "The End of the World" and imagining what it must've been like, 600 years ago to gaze out to the endless sea and wonder... as there anything out there? Would I have been one of the people who signed up to hop on one of the ships to go find out? I don't ...

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This 4 star hotel is located on Rua Infante D. Henrique, Sagres.
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