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Sunset At Praia Da Luz, Porto

By Gail Aguiar @ImageLegacy

Praia da Luz, Foz do Douro (Porto, Portugal)

There’s something about ending the weekend with a sunset on the beach. Paulo’s the one with the weekday schedule, making the transition back to weekdays more relevant to him, but it still feels like a winning Sunday when the three of us can dine outside together as the sun goes down. On Sunday the winds were up, clearing the deck for us to have it mostly to ourselves.

I’ve been to Praia da Luz before but with other people, not Paulo or Ice the Dog. I’ve been told it’s been around since the ’90s, the prime beach location and the large, open space overlooking the ocean a major draw for locals (and tourists if they happen to be at boardwalk level). I’m guessing that if Praia da Luz were visible from the road it would be even busier, but its placement turns it into a surprise for beachgoers.

Website (EN): http://www.praiadaluz.pt/ing/restaurante.htm

{ More photos in the album. }

Praia da Luz, Foz do Douro (Porto, Portugal)

Praia da Luz, Foz do Douro (Porto, Portugal)

Praia da Luz, Foz do Douro (Porto, Portugal)

May 22, 2016
Album: Portugal [Spring 2016]

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