Travel Video at Caravel in:
The Caravel Boa Esperanša, is a rough replica of the Caravel of discovery, built in wood, by specialists who respected the rules of 15th century shipbuilding, adding some comfort and security. The Caravel flaunts candles the symbol of the cross of Christ and on the main mast arms of Infante.
The Algarve set off the first caravels of epic of discovery and it was here that the Prince Henry invented the vessels used by the Portuguese in ocean exploration. The portuguese caravel, also known as caravel do Infante or of discovery, was the ship of Moorish origin chosen by Henry for his maritime adventures
Good Hope is trained in the art of sailing, participation in competitions and other nautical events, and to research the behavior and actuation of the old caravels. Released to water the April 28, 1990, have visited the ports of Brazil, Northern Europe and the Mediterranean, and receives a regular program of school visits.
The Caravel is an asset for the promotion of tourism in the Algarve, attracting the curiosity of tourists, who can climb aboard to meet past glories of discoveries
- Copyright: Joao Correia (sogal) (880)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-05-17
- Categories: Transportation
- Camera: FujiFilm FinePix HS20 EXR, Fujinon 30X / 24-700 mm Eq. f.8-6.6
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/900 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-10-21 1:53