Monthly Archives: September 2019
“Rule, Britain, by the seas” – an old patriotic song reminds the world of the times when Great Britain was a great naval power with an impressive fleet.
The serious development of shipping required safe navigation, especially in the conditions of foggy climate and rocky coasts. Throughout the country, lighthouses were actively being built, built on shipping lanes, on islands and even in English colonies.
In the 16th century, a special organization was created by royal decree, responsible for the lighthouses of England and Wales. Nowadays it is called Trinity House, 70 lighthouses work under its control. Continue reading
The beaches on the island of Berlenga Grande are a chain of beautiful lagoons, safely protected from the wind by powerful cliffs. Here you can combine traditional beach vacations with water sports.
Best beaches in Portugal – Berlenga Grande
After enjoying the beautiful beach, you can climb a rock and visit the old Portuguese fort. Typically, tourists traveling on a trip to the island, buy a ticket for the whole day or are content with a few hours spent on one of the cleanest beaches in Portugal. Continue reading