Foz Do Douro

The Felgueiras Lighthouse is situated where the Douro River finds the Atlantic. Although no longer in operation, the mariners' beacon continues to command respect more than 200 years after its construction. Giant ocean waves are known to slam the lighthouse's jetty, making it a (careful!) must-see for photographers. The lighthouse's historic neighborhood, Foz do Douro, one… Continue reading Foz Do Douro

200 Year Old White Cedar

I really felt far out there when I visited the Leelanau State Park. On the very tip of the Leelanau Peninsula, the historic Grand Traverse Lighthouse a beacon for many years to those entering the bay... ...this is about as far from Chicago and the civilized world, about as far back in time, as its… Continue reading 200 Year Old White Cedar