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Westernmost Point

Cape Roca is the westernmost point of the Europe and is one of my favorite spots to photograph when I come to Sintra (Lisbon). In the 16th-century Portuguese poet Luís de Camões described Cape Roca as the place "where the land ends and the sea begins". Located within the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, the Cape has several cliffs of 100 meters high, and small beaches surrounding it. This is one of them, my favorite, Malhada do Louriçal beach with its majestic rocks lighted by the full moonlight with the Orion constellation in the background. This is a panoramic photo of 13 vertical shots blended in the photoshop.

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