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Image for Umayr asayad, Aljezur, Portugalview gallery

NWNW4.7 km

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsUmayr asayad, Aljezur, Portugal

in Urban Legends and Superstitions

This legend is related with a Moorish settlement, probably from the 10th Century, established directly on the top of sea cliffs. Nowadays there are remnants of such establishment, which were recently provided with a wooden pathway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 9/27/2011

last visited: 11/2/2011

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SWSW16.6 km

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SuperlativesSouthwestmost Point of Europe - Cabo de São Vicente, Portugal

in Superlatives

Cape St. Vincent is the southwestmost point of Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 11/30/2010

last visited: 7/11/2012

Image for A Lenda da Praia da Rocha - Portimão, Portugalview gallery

EE31.1 km

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsA Lenda da Praia da Rocha - Portimão, Portugal

in Urban Legends and Superstitions

legend about the formation of one of the most famous Portuguese beaches (Praia da Rocha/"Rock beach")

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 8/30/2011

last visited: 9/15/2010

Image for Ponte "Nova" de Portimão - Portimão, Portugalview gallery

EE33.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPonte "Nova" de Portimão - Portimão, Portugal

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This is a small suspended bridge in the N125 road in Algarve near Portimão.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 12/19/2011

last visited: 7/7/2013

Image for Cisterna da Moura Encantada, Castelo de Silves, Silves.view gallery

EE39.6 km

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Ghosts and HauntingsCisterna da Moura Encantada, Castelo de Silves, Silves.

in Ghosts and Hauntings

The legend of the Cistern of the Enchanted Moorish Girl says that in the night of St. John, around midnight, one can hear a Moorish princess crying.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 7/11/2010

last visited: 7/9/2013

Image for 666 Electric box, Algarve, Portugalview gallery

EE46 km

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666 Sightings666 Electric box, Algarve, Portugal

in 666 Sightings

This is na Utility Box painted with the number 666.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

Image for Fish Tail - Silves, Portugalview gallery

EE49.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesFish Tail - Silves, Portugal

in Satellite Imagery Oddities

A fish tail in a water dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Portugal

date approved: 1/12/2014

last visited: never

Image for Virgem da Cortiça - São Marcos da Serra, Portugalview gallery

NENE52.5 km

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsVirgem da Cortiça - São Marcos da Serra, Portugal

in Urban Legends and Superstitions

Accordingly to the legend - quite a modern one - a Saint appeared here in 1999.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 2/17/2014

last visited: never

Image for Pair of Wrist watches - Albufeira, Portugalview gallery

EE57 km

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Ginormous Everyday ObjectsPair of Wrist watches - Albufeira, Portugal

in Ginormous Everyday Objects

A pair of BIG wrist watches in a roundabout in Albufeira, Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 9/23/2011

last visited: 8/19/2012

Image for Purgatório-Albufeira -Portugalview gallery

EE59.4 km

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Devilish LocationsPurgatório-Albufeira -Portugal

in Devilish Locations

locality with the name Purgatory in Faro-Albufeira

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 1/28/2011

last visited: 12/30/2011

Image for Purgatório-Albufeira -Portugalview gallery

EE59.4 km

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Man-made Devilish LocationsPurgatório-Albufeira -Portugal

in Man-made Devilish Locations

locality with the name Purgatory in Faro-Albufeira.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 1/16/2011

last visited: 12/30/2011

Image for Watering Can - Loulé, Faro, Portugalview gallery

EE67.8 km

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Ginormous Everyday ObjectsWatering Can - Loulé, Faro, Portugal

in Ginormous Everyday Objects

A giant "regador" in the Algarve region.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 7/13/2014

last visited: never

Image for Palace Fonte da Pipa - Loulé, Faro, Portugalview gallery

EE76.1 km

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Ghosts and HauntingsPalace Fonte da Pipa - Loulé, Faro, Portugal

in Ghosts and Hauntings

An abandoned palace very close to Loulé.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 7/12/2014

last visited: never

Image for Gigi - Quinta do Lago, Portugalview gallery

EE76.8 km

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Giants of CommerceGigi - Quinta do Lago, Portugal

in Giants of Commerce

Gigi is a fish restaurant it it has this giant fish advertising the place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 8/27/2013

last visited: never

Image for IC1, Km 666, Beja, Portugalview gallery

NENE82.9 km

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666 SightingsIC1, Km 666, Beja, Portugal

in 666 Sightings

IC1 is the road that connects Lisbon to the Algarve. This is Km 666, as signed by the roadside marker, near Ourique.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member btrodrigues

location: Beja, Portugal

date approved: 5/27/2010

last visited: 11/1/2011

Image for The model house, S. B. Alportel, Portugalview gallery

EE83.7 km

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Themed Homemade MailboxesThe model house, S. B. Alportel, Portugal

in Themed Homemade Mailboxes

This mailbox is a cute model of the house it serves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 6/20/2012

last visited: never

Image for EN 2 – A MAIS LONGA ESTRADA DE PORTUGALview gallery

NENE83.7 km

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666 SightingsEN 2 – A MAIS LONGA ESTRADA DE PORTUGAL

in 666 Sightings

It is difficult to find the history of National Highway 2. It is known that the Royal Road was the end of the century. XIX,

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Beja, Portugal

date approved: 12/1/2010

last visited: 11/27/2010

Image for A Bailarina do Teatro Lethes - Faro, Portugalview gallery

EE85.1 km

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Ghosts and HauntingsA Bailarina do Teatro Lethes - Faro, Portugal

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A Bailarina do Teatro Lethes (The Dancer of Lethes Theatre)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 9/13/2011

last visited: never

Image for Farense Algarve - Faro, Portugalview gallery

EE85.3 km

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Readable From AboveFarense Algarve - Faro, Portugal

in Readable From Above

These letters are formed by differently colored seats in Estádio de São Luis, home venue of the football team Sporting Clube Farense. Only readable from above.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 12/1/2014

last visited: never

Image for John Pike's Chalet - Olhão, Portugalview gallery

EE92.2 km

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Ghosts and HauntingsJohn Pike's Chalet - Olhão, Portugal

in Ghosts and Hauntings

This beautiful but neglected chalet in Olhão has a haunting story to be told.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 12/4/2012

last visited: never

Image for Pego do Inferno Waterfall - Tavira, Portugalview gallery

EE104.9 km

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Devilish LocationsPego do Inferno Waterfall - Tavira, Portugal

in Devilish Locations

Pego do Inferno (Hell) Waterfall is the largest of a set of three waterfalls

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 3/22/2011

last visited: 9/23/2011

Image for Ponte Romana - Tavira, Faro, Portugalview gallery

EE109 km

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Love PadlocksPonte Romana - Tavira, Faro, Portugal

in Love Padlocks

A new Love Padlock in the seven-arched bridge, over the Rio Gilão.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: 7/9/2014

Image for A Lenda do Poço Vaz Varela  - Tavira, Portugalview gallery

EE109.8 km

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsA Lenda do Poço Vaz Varela - Tavira, Portugal

in Urban Legends and Superstitions

One of the many legends associated with the Muslim occupation (8th - 13th Century) in the heritage of Southern Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: never

Image for Ferrinho de Engomar - [Ferreira do Alentejo, Beja, Portugal]view gallery

NENE122.6 km

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Ginormous Everyday ObjectsFerrinho de Engomar - [Ferreira do Alentejo, Beja, Portugal]

in Ginormous Everyday Objects

Here you can see a giant steam-and-dry iron!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member viperunderground

location: Beja, Portugal

date approved: 1/10/2011

last visited: 5/11/2008

Image for A Morte do Lidador - Beja, Portugalview gallery

NENE132.4 km

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsA Morte do Lidador - Beja, Portugal

in Urban Legends and Superstitions

This blue tiles mural depicting the legend of The "Lidador" can be seen in a public park in the town of Beja, Southern Portugal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Beja, Portugal

date approved: 2/9/2014

last visited: 7/28/2009

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