Images of Monchique

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Monchique

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The entrance to Barlefante – one of the few bars in the town.

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A traditional doorway.

 neighbout

A neighbour.

baile

A baile – a traditional dance.

Fernando and Carlos – two local musicians who play traditional folk music – and much more.

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Damon, Martin (drums) and Stewart – local UK musicians.

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Cork oak – still harvested but a dying trade.

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One of the many tracks which criss-cross the Algarve and, in particular, Monchique.

cycling foia

Cycling around the mountains (for the health and environmentally conscious).

Quadbiking and buggying around the mountains (for the less so).

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Sunset from the mountains.

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Full moon in the mountains.

Black cow

The night raider.

Chilrao cascats

A waterfall near where I live.

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Monchique mountains as seen from Lagos. Monchique is locally as known as God’s gusunder (bedpan) because of the rain that falls on the mountains.

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A break in the clouds.

Monchique mountain

The result of the rain.

All the good photographs here were taken by a guest. Thank you, Phil.

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