The coastal city of Peniche is a working port with expansive beaches used for surfing, diving, and kitesurfing. On a brief stop on our way to Sintra, we found a scenic harbor, white windmills, a lighthouse, chapels, rocky cliffs, long sandy beaches, surfers, beach goers, dunes with fences and grasses, and dramatic clouds. We also found expansive areas covered in Hottentot fig, an invasive plant native to South Africa but introduced into coastal areas to hinder dune-shifting and control soil erosion.
The beaches and dunes of Peniche were particularly beautiful because of the strong breezes and dramatic clouds.
*Thursday, November 1, 2018*
“PHOTOGRAPHY” INVITATION: I invite you to create a photography intention and then create a blog post for a place you have visited. Alternately, you can post a thematic post about a place, photos of whatever you discovered that set your heart afire. You can also do a thematic post of something you have found throughout all your travels: churches, doors, people reading, people hiking, mountains, patterns, all black & white, whatever!
You probably have your own ideas about this, but in case you’d like some ideas, you can visit my page: photography inspiration.
I challenge you to post no more than 20-25 photos and to write less than 1,500 words about any travel-related photography intention you set for yourself. Include the link in the comments below by Wednesday, June 19 at 1:00 p.m. EST. When I write my post in response to this challenge on Thursday, June 20, I’ll include your links in that post.
This will be an ongoing invitation, every first, second, and third (& 5th, if there is one) Thursday of each month (I’ve now added the second Thursday). Feel free to jump in at any time. 🙂
I hope you’ll join in our community. I look forward to reading your posts!
the ~ wander.essence ~ community
I invite you all to settle in and read a few posts from our wandering community. I promise, you’ll be inspired!
- Ulli, of Suburban Tracks, wrote a post with black & white photographs from his 1985 trip to Cairo, Egypt.
Thanks to all of you who shared posts on the “photography” invitation. 🙂