'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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Comments (271)

dana ciszewska on October 18, 2012

Beautiful shot.L.Dana

Alodiarg on October 18, 2012

Un encanto de calle, me gusta Like

Saldos de Alodia

Jabrus on October 18, 2012

Bonita captura. Like.

Ilie Olar on October 19, 2012

Very nice picture! Ysl! Greetings from Romania, Ilie

Frederic Baiges on October 19, 2012

Un carrer molt bonica. El meu L+F

Salutacions cordials.

Ocminter octavio on October 19, 2012

Una calle llena de encanto


Un gran saludo, Feliz semana, Octavio

Adem Dogan on October 19, 2012

Amazing Street Photography with Charming Colors and Stunning Perspective my Dear friend Jan Sognnes. LIKE 146 + F 60

Best Regards. Adem Dogan

Carlos Kist on October 19, 2012

Hello friend Jan, great capture,Like 147 +YS 61.Best wishes.Carlos

acusticalennon on October 19, 2012

Buena toma, Like+Fav, saludos cordiales

Karin Vogler on October 20, 2012

A wonderful small lane with flowers. Like 149. Greetings from Rudolstadt. Karin

ESTITXU Bilbao on October 20, 2012

Beautiful coorner, like with all my best from Bilbao ESTITXU.

Karel H. on October 20, 2012

Interesting composition.Excelent photo.

I like it.

Best regards,Karel

dziwnowik on October 21, 2012

♥ ♥ ♥ GOLDEN STAR ♥ LIKE ♥ ♥ ♥

♥ ♥ ♥ greetings from Poland , Peter ♥ ♥ ♥

add to group 7 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

ovi51 on October 21, 2012

What a wonderful Photo Jan!


Greetings from Germany Ovi

bp1885 on October 21, 2012

Lovely narrow street,fine photo!


Manolita on October 21, 2012

Nice looking wall decorated with beautiful flowers ....LIKE!!! Best Wishes. Manolita.

katarina1953 on October 21, 2012

Beautiful and picturesque street in the old part of town. Very pleasant atmosphere and perfect colors


Thank you for your kind visit

Best wishes


OPAPAYA on October 21, 2012

LIKE 157

mariwozn on October 21, 2012

Fantastic place!

Greetings from Poland MW

Annelies Vink on October 21, 2012

lovely, charming and wonderful view, i like it!

greetings, Annelies

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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