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Carvoeiro in Algarve Portugal is a fishing village that looks over the ocean with a long history, this peculiar fishing village has been growing in recent years, situated about 5 km from the town of Lagoa, Carvoeiro offers a set of small beaches cut by rocky cliffs, with clear waters and fine sand, forming paradisiacal places of summer that become suitable for residential tourism that has emerged in recent times.
In fact, since immemorial time that Carvoeiro has undergone several civilizational attention. In this magnificent stretch of the Algarve coast, where nature made wonders, the sea was last home to Romans, victims of naval battles and storms, whose remains found (a Roman and an anchor block) show in their presence.
But it is undoubtedly the spectacular views, with its characteristic white houses look into the ocean and fishing boats with their nets to rest in the sand before venturing out on the high seas, which most attract the attention of visitors to this unique location. The scene resembles an old postcard!
The fishing has been, since ancient times, the sustenance and livelihood of these lonely stops. Similar to what happened with other parishes of the county, Carvoeiro also accompanied the expansion of Canning Industry, responsible for generating numerous jobs.
The shape of the coast, the water quality, the climate amenity, the renown food, accessibility and infrastructure created structures and proper land use in terms of planning, gave Carvoeiro the conditions necessary for stating as a quality destinations in Algarve, sought by domestic and foreign tourists.
“In every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.”
The Lisbon trams could be part of a fairy tale, they are so magical …
The Lisbon network started in 1872, was one of the first public transports in the Portuguese capital.
The network would develop in the mid-nineteenth century as a means of collective light passenger transport, electric car precursor. Also moved on rails, but by animal traction.
The first electrified motoring experience came in 1887 with the introduction of two cars equipped with accumulator batteries, which was abandoned by inconclusive. In 1900 they settled the overhead cables, and has built up a central thermal coal, which provided power for the operation of the network. In 1901 it was inaugurated the first electrical tram career, Cais do Sodre to Algés inside Lisbon.
They are usually yellow, circular rail in the middle of the road, passing through typical Lisbon neighborhoods full of history. Tourists listen several languages, genuine Portuguese, all under the bright light of our beautiful capital, it’s part of our history, but it is still present … Or a gift for tourists and weekenders!
His path crosses genuinely Lisbon’s neighborhoods and that mirror the soul of Lisbon! We can still take some of the most beautiful sights!
The Lisbon trams are one of the most peculiar wonders really worth enjoying!
“We must accept the fact that transport and communications will bring the world in close relations”