Looking for orchids in Rocha da Pena

Date 2011-03-05
Distance 7 km4.3 mi
Duration 4h:01m
Photos 29

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A nice walk through Rocha da Pena, near Loulé, in the Algarve (southern region of Portugal). The walk was organized by LPN Algarve (the local branch of the oldest Portuguese environmental NGO). Its objective was to show a very beautiful plateau in the Algarve with a very interesting Mediterranean vegetation, including several species of orchids. Unfortunately, the place had been ravaged by bulb thieves.(Photos taken with a Blackberry 9700 Bold.)

Just follow the markings. Take a good camera with a macro lens and a lot of patience. Look carefully. Destroy nothing.