29 Nov '17, 2pm

Day 2 of Sketch Tour Portugal. The beaches of Santa Cruz and Baleal.

Day 2 of Sketch Tour Portugal. The beaches of Santa Cruz and Baleal.

Starting Day 2 of Sketch Tour Portugal on Praia de Santa Cruz . Rumor has it that the guy who built this tower by the beach wanted to admire all the beautiful people out on the sand from up high. I loved this sea arch at the far end of the stretch of sand. And the fishermen just stuck their poles into the sand and stood around chatting for a long while. Not a bad way to spend a morning. That afternoon we moved to the mellower surf of Baleal , crowded with schools of beginning surfers to one side. I watched the surfers and the surfer-watchers on the beach. The waves on the other side of the beach were bigger and more advanced surfers hung out there, all with their longboards. ( Yes, I learnt the difference between long and short boards and different kinds of waves, all courtesy of João Catarino . Almost every surfer will pause like this one in the foreground and really look...

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