Cais Palafita

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The palafitic pier of Carrasqueira is born in the '50s, when it developed the culture of oysters in the river Sado and the fishermen needed access to water that did not depend on the tides. Two fishermen have the idea of bury wooden stakes in the mud and put some boards on top, anchoring their boats each one on their side ... It worked! The other fishermen then joined two by two, extending the tangle of stakes for hundreds of meters, resulting in this spectacular example of popular architecture.

(P) O cais palafitico da Carrasqueira surgiu nos anos 50, quando se desenvolveu a cultura das ostras no estuário do rio Sado e os pescadores necessitaram de um acesso à água que não dependesse do vai e vem das marés. Houve dois pescadores que tiveram a ideia de espetar estacas de madeira no lodo e porem umas tábuas por cima, acostando os barcoa cada um de seu lado... Funcionou! Os outros pescadores juntaram-se então dois a dois, prolongando o emaranhado de estacas por centenas de metros, resultando neste espectacular exemplo de arquitectura popular.

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Comments (132)

Antonio Almeida on March 18, 2013

Aqui aconteceu fotografia! Gosto e Fav

Andreas Heimann on April 10, 2013

Eine klasse Aufnahme...Like 120

Lg Brille

AdanaMi. on April 23, 2013

Great photo, like+fav!

Greetings, Ad.

SD34 on April 23, 2013

This picture is really wonderful!! ☆☆YSL!☆☆

Best wishes from JPN,SD34

Parruco on May 15, 2013

Bem bonito LK

Receba as minhas reverências desde Vila Chã - Vila do Conde, PORTUGAL

Van Wallendael René on June 14, 2013

Beautiful shot Like124 Best wishes,René

Roger Powell on June 23, 2013

Interesting story, great picture! :)
Liked.

♥ ♥ Osho Angel ♥ ♥ on July 12, 2013

Magnificent

-Arcama- on July 12, 2013

Muy bonita!!!

L127

cris cris NO VIEWS on August 3, 2013

Muy buen encuadre del lugar, me gusta.

Y muchas gracias por las explicaciones al pié de la fotografía que nos acercan más a la imagen.

Saludos!

soulee on September 5, 2013

amazingly composed

tatranka7 on November 22, 2013

Very wonderful and interesting shot...

L+F

Friendly greetings, Tatranka

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  • Uploaded on December 28, 2012
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    by Filipunes
    • Taken on 2012/01/08 15:28:51

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