'The Wall of Fortaleza de Sâo Tiago' - The Old Town Velha District, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

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Funchal was founded in 1421 by the Portuguese navigator João Gonçalves Zarco. The fort was constructed in 1614 after several attacks and raids by pirates.

More informations: Funchal - Wikipedia

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Funchal • Madeira • Forte de São Tiago (Youtube)

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photosofghosts on October 4, 2012

Beautiful composition !
Colours, details, exposure and deepness: all perfect, in my opinion.
Greetings from Italy

peacemaker453354 (No… on October 4, 2012

Colorful alley..nice composition and shot..L-2 + F-2...have a nice weekend..Johnnie..

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on October 5, 2012

Wonderful narrow street with amezing colours--like 3--AnaM

Itallica on October 5, 2012

Nicely taken !

© Paolo Bonassin on October 5, 2012

Una bella foto, mi piace LIKE Un saluto Paolo

zy ko on October 5, 2012

Beautiful photo and place! L Greetings! zyko

Mikepaul on October 5, 2012

2/7. Nice shot. Mike.

Voar Alto on October 5, 2012

Excellent capture.LK: Greetings,Eduardo.

Ildikó A. on October 5, 2012

Hi Jan,

Cozy scene and shot. LIKE. Best wishes, Ildikó

kiaksar on October 5, 2012

Beautiful and colourful place!


Jaroslav Klečka on October 5, 2012

Marvellous scenery, well done shot. I Like+Fav it. Greetings from Czechia, Jaroslav Jan, thank you for your last visit and kind comment.

Buts Yuri on October 5, 2012

Beautiful street photography! LIKE-12 ! Greetings from Ukraine. Yuri.

Prospero Zanardi on October 5, 2012

Bella ripresa Jan Sognnes ottimo scatto
LIKE Saluti, Prospero

eleda61 on October 5, 2012

Very well-framed picture, brilliant colours and light,Jan! lk. Have a nice weekend,Adele

Christos Theodorou on October 5, 2012

A wonderful & colorful photo, well composed - Greetings.

Valentine Verchenko on October 5, 2012

Wonderful bystreet.


Best regards. Valentine

Peter van Lom on October 5, 2012

L; well captured. Have a nice weekend!

Harri L on October 5, 2012

Very beautiful street view, nice shot! I like very much.

Have a nice weekend, best greetings,


Ge Ko on October 5, 2012

A very successful composition of the image!

Like 20

Have a happy weekend,

Ge Ko

Mojzer László on October 5, 2012

Welcome you Jan! It's a beautiful detail. Greetings: Laci LIKE

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 4, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jan Sognnes
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
    • Taken on 2012/07/19 13:35:31
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 10.07mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash