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Town of Sines
Portugal

View from castelo de Sines, to the beach and the port. Statue of the sailor, Vasco da Gama.

Sines is a portuguese coastal municipality, and an old fishing village until 1970s, when she became an important industrial center and a large deep-water port.
The coast of Sines have some of the most beautiful small beaches of Portugal.

Vasco da Gama was a great portuguese explorer, and was born in Sines. In the fifteenth century, Vasco da Gama led a fleet of four small ships, from Lisbon to India and proves the possibility of navigate until India.


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Copyright: Adelino Chapa
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Taken: 05/08/2011
Uploaded: 13/08/2011
Updated: 04/12/2011
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