Sunday, 3 August 2014

On a sunny Sunday in Cascais

this was the view from the terrace of the Albatroz hotel over the Atlantic



On a warm, still day before the start of the busy summer season, the beach was almost empty except for some carefree children running, shrieking, from the icy waves.


This beach - just a few miles along the coast from my home and school - was one of many I played on at their age and older.


Amo-te - ? was all I could make out at a distance of this boy's writing in his sand-heart. Praias de Lisboa? a sentiment after my own heart.


3 comments:

  1. Oh, what lovely memories, Karen. We spent some time in Estoril many years ago and remember it well. As always, your photographs are simply splendid. Sending love....

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  2. Enjoying your photos and noticing a couple of titles on the right I should investigate! Thanks for sharing,

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  3. Oh Karen, what wondrous places you take us to! Thank you very much for being so generous with your glorious photographs.

    When I saw the pictures in the just prior post of the pasteis de nata, I quickly recaptured a fine memory of such delicious tarts I discovered at a tiny little bakery in my own NYC neighborhood. I so sorry to report that the bakery did not attract enough business, and closed. My memory lives on.

    xo

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