Gonçalo Simão

Travel passionate and always ready to take one more photo!

This Blog is an amateur project, where I will publish pictures and videos of places, moments, and people I run into, which gives me great pleasure to remember.

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On a hot summer night in Aldeia de Santa Margarida, I decided to go out with a group of friends to photograph the stars. As it was almost a new moon and there was no light pollution around here, the perfect conditions were in place for a fantastic astrophotography session!

Cuban classics


The first thing that intrigued me when I first arrived in Cuba was the classic cars, which made me feel as if I had stepped back in time almost a century!

Punta Cana is perhaps the most visited place in the Caribbean by the Portuguese. And there are several reasons for this fact. The most critical will say it is massive but, for me, it remains a place where we can spend a fantastic vacation! There is 35 km of amazing beaches with resorts for all tastes.

The natural colors of this island contrast with those of vintage cars. Around every corner, there always seems to be another color that we hadn't thought of yet... And as for the color of seawater, it's simply a shade of blue that the Cubans invented and only exists here!

This time I went to visit the Convent of Christ in Tomar, which is actually a set of monuments spread over forty-five hectares, encompassing different buildings built over seven (!) centuries of history and where the medieval castle and the Templar Charola, the 15th-century cloisters, the Manueline church, the Renaissance convent, and Pegões...