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Lady of the rocks...

By Chinga
The little Chapel of "Nossa Senhora da Rocha" is on the promontory overlooking the beach of the same name in Algarve Portugal. "Nossa Senhora da Rocha" (Our Lady of the Rocks) with it's beach, and several hotels and low rise apartments spreading over the cliffs. This is a very small chapel on the cliffs (probably dating from 15th/16th centuries) above the beach within the remains of a fort. (It has glass doors so that you can look in even when it is locked - it really is tiny!) From here you get amazing good views of Armação de Pêra and along the coast to Albufeira and there are also a couple of places to stop for refreshments after all the sightseeing!

Tags: Photo journalism General Architecture Landscape and travel

Voters: ddolfelin, Len1950, Kurt42 and 57 more

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ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
14 Nov 2015 9:41AM
A lovely picture!
PranavMishra 8 52 18 India
14 Nov 2015 9:50AM
what a beautiful place.. such a fantastic set, Chinga..
14 Nov 2015 9:50AM
Lovely shots with great light, magical little chapel in a superb location.
14 Nov 2015 10:06AM
Excellent images Isabel, V1 and V6 my favourites for the compositions,
Fred.
yestermusic 10 2 1 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2015 10:18AM
What a terrific set of images, and the two of the electric fittings show how everyday things that we might want to exclude from our pictures can provide such stunning shots.
Please accept my UA for this set

Geoff
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
14 Nov 2015 10:25AM
A super set, Isabel, blue and white, two wonderful colours to photograph together Smile
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2015 10:48AM
Love V1 Isabel...V5?...ZzzzzzsssZzzzzzzssssssssssssthz.......fancy a permTongueTongueGrinGrinGrin
Diane
14 Nov 2015 10:51AM
A lovely collection of images from this idyllic location, Isabel.
I love the compositions of V1 and V6.

RichardSmile
CanonAndy22 9 6 1 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2015 11:46AM
Nice series Isabel. Thanks for providing some blue skies & sunshine images - just what's needed today Wink
barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2015 11:57AM
loving v3 today
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 166 16 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2015 12:52PM
A great set of images IsabelGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Cliff
capto Plus
9 6.6k 25 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2015 12:54PM
A super set of blue & white with shadows.Smile

ivor
Split 7 4 2 Croatia
14 Nov 2015 1:47PM
Super set!Grin
14 Nov 2015 1:51PM
Great set of images like V2
14 Nov 2015 2:20PM
A really beautiful set Isabel, gorgeous colours and sunny scenes. I love them all.


Patty GrinGrinGrinGrin
KingBee Plus
15 548 2 Scotland
14 Nov 2015 2:51PM
Simple, serene, delightful.

Regards.
Bob
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2015 3:27PM
Pouring with rain and black as your hat here Isabel, so its lovely to see the sun and beautiful blue skies in this wonderful set. Really like the selfie. Not sure if it's your best side though GrinGrin
Peter GrinGrinGrinx
14 Nov 2015 3:46PM
Great location, super images with shadows, Isabel
V1 &2 are my favourites
14 Nov 2015 3:50PM
Glad to make these excellent images 30 Isabel..Lin
rayme330 9 17 1 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2015 4:19PM
A well captured shadow series, Isabel.

Ray
14 Nov 2015 6:06PM
Great set of images, Isabel.
Like them allSmileSmile

Fred
netta1234 9 382 2 Wales
14 Nov 2015 6:35PM
Looks a lovely place especially with that gorgeous blue skySmile
A great set with some lovely sharp shadows for todaySmile
NettaSmile
NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2015 6:54PM
A wonderful set of travelogue images with image two being my particular favourite.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2015 8:02PM
It looks like a really lovely beautiful place.
Ju
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2015 9:00PM
Splendid set, I particularly like V2.
14 Nov 2015 9:57PM
Great set with a fascinating write-up. Excellent.

Dave Wink
Drighlynne 10 131 1 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2015 10:00PM
Absolutely stunning colour and simplicity. A wonderful set of images Isabel.
Lynne
gss 7 1 Romania
14 Nov 2015 10:02PM
A very big set for me Isabel, so interesting; in some elements very close to Aegean islands atmosphere; makes me understand the Alvaro Siza roots architecture.
Silviu
pks 17 2 England
14 Nov 2015 10:46PM
love the shadows and the light on v3 great set

peter
ukgubbi 9 5 India
15 Nov 2015 12:44AM
Place looks so calm and serene. Love the composition.
Rende 14 38 4 Netherlands
15 Nov 2015 2:07PM
Lovely set; I'd love to go there Smile
Rende
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
16 Nov 2015 9:57AM
magical little chapel

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