Crossroads at Paul da Serra
I normally don't like to stand on crossroads snapping panoramas, but I decided to make an exception in this case, the frequency of cars being approximately 1 per 5 minutes. Paul da Serra plateau is a totally surreal experience for a "flatlander" like myself. Approximately 20km² of emptiness 1500m above sealevel, with stunning views to the ocean if you happen to be near the edge. Certainly a place where I would like to go again, both for the nature and the photo opportunities.
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Ferns and furze, as far as the eye can see.
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