Nazaré, the Big Mama day

In Nazaré, there is a legend about a monster wave called “Big Mama”, the mother of all waves. They say it can only be seen with specific tidal conditions and swell size. On January 17, 2018, the biggest swell of …

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Sortelha, the next big thing!

Sortelha is an historical village rooted on granite massif of Serra d’ Opa, in the the North of Portugal. I first heard about Sortelha’s boulders last year, when my friend Pena did a quick visit and realized the huge potential …

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Weekend escape to Aveiro

On the 1st and 2nd of December I went to Aveiro city in order to attend the NG Exodus Aveiro Fest, an international travel and adventure photography & filmmaking festival that brought together great names of the business such as …

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The New Portuguese Climbing Guide

“Portugal – Rock climbs on the western tip of Europe” it’s the new Portuguese rockclimbing guidebook, an ambitious project of my friend Carlos Cuca Simes, in which I team up to photograph the best and most representative climbing spots!! The …

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Peniche surf & climb sessions

Taking advantage of the big swell hitting the Portuguese coast on Sunday (September 24th) we head to Peniche for a weekend escape! As expected, Supertubos was charging and I managed to get some shoots of the pros from the beach!!Besides …

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Costa da Caparica Traditional Fishing

I live in Costa da Caparica, a place where a traditional fishing technique, called the Arte Xavega, is still in place. This practice hasn’t change much with time, but instead of the bulls they now use tractors! As a photographer, …

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Panama, the wild adventure

After my first wonderful experience cruising the British Virgin Islands aboard of El Caracol, my sister’s family catamaran (Entretanto a Bordo), I was excited to do it again as soon as possible. El Caracol has been sailing the Caribbean seas …

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Peniche surf escape

Peniche and Baleal are well known Portuguese surf spots and the crowds of people everywhere are proof of it! Nevertheless there are very beautiful beaches with constant and perfect waves year around. The unique peninsular coastline provides several surf options …

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A weekend climbing in Arco

Last month I was invited to participate on the Arco Rock Star, an international event dedicated to photography on the Arco’s mountains, in Northern Italy. The goal was simple, during two days I had to search for the best climbing …

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