Sunset in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro, Portugal

Carvoeiro, Portugal

Right at this moment, it’s sunset at my little outpost on the world map and I’m reminiscing about this moment of magic on the southern coast of Portugal.

Carvoeiro, Portugal

Carvoeiro, Portugal

Out for a sunset stroll, we found the boardwalk in Carvoeiro. Looking east … a blue-green sea below sandstone cliffs. Looking west … a glowing sky becoming more radiant by the second.

There is always that brief, exact moment when the colors hit peak saturation before letting go and drifting over the horizon.

Carvoeiro, Portugal

Carvoeiro, Portugal

One last look as Carvoeiro rested under the light.

Carvoeiro, Portugal

Carvoeiro, Portugal

I’m late for the Rise/Set Weekly Photo Challenge but didn’t want to miss sharing this coastal moment, real and unfiltered. It’s nice to resurface and take a breath after a long stretch of work. Now all I need is a bottle of Madeira wine.

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