Purdy's photos


  • Former fishermen's cottages, Barril Beach, Eastern Algarve, Portugal.

    This is where the fishermen used to live during the tuna season. The famous anchors in the foreground becoming more and more rusty as time goes on.

  • Beautiful dunes, Barril Beach, Eastern Algarve, Portugal.


  • Barril Beach, Eastern Algarve, Portugal.

    The work continues on Barril Beach to help preserve the coastal landscape and dune sysyem. It was almost complete and a storm took all the sand away and work had to start all over again. It seems strange to see this heavy machinery in such a beautiful lo…


  • Barril Beach, Eastern Algarve, Portugal.

    The work continues on Barril Beach to help preserve the coastal landscape and dune sysyem. It was almost complete and a storm took all the sand away and work had to start all over again. Despite this the kite surfers are still enjoying their sport.

  • Barril Beach, Eastern Algarve, Portugal.

    The work continues on Barril Beach to help preserve the coastal landscape and dune sysyem. It was almost complete and a storm took all the sand away and work had to start all over again.

  • , Andalusia, Spain.

    Anyone who knows me knows I love lions. This door knocker, one of a pair, is one of my favourites.


  • Doorway near Ayamonte Marina. Andalusia, Spain.


  • Recycling, Ayamonte style. Andalusia, Spain.


  • Heading for the ferry back to Portugal. Ayamonte, Andalusia, Spain.

    When we are down at Santa Luzia, the Algarve, Portugal, we often catch the ferry over to Ayamonte to look at the lovely Spanish architecture and to enjoy a delicious tapas lunch. This is the way we walk back to the ferry.


  • Willi Brandt sculpture by Rainer Fetting.

    I managed to delete this photo by mistake and wanted it to remain on Ipernity. Sorry to everyone who commented on this photo before as your comments were deleted too. Please feel free to comment again!

  • Bruno Barbey Photographic Exhibition, Willi-Brandt-Haus, Berlin.

    I managed to delete this photo by mistake and wanted it to remain on Ipernity. Sorry to everyone who commented on this phto before as your comments were deleted too. Please feel free to comment again! Thanks again to Heidiho for suggesting we go to the Wi…

  • Atrium of Willi-Brandt-Haus, Berlin.

    I managed to delete this photo by mistake and wanted it to remain on Ipernity. Sorry to everyone who commented on this photo before as your comments were deleted too. Please feel free to comment again!


  • Tavira, the Algarve, Portugal.

    I honestly don't know the function of this building on the side of the river in Tavira, but those who know my photos know I can't resist the combination of blue and white.

  • Marzipan cakes/sweets from Tavira, The Algarve, Portugal.

    The Algarve is well-known for its almond products. This miniature works of art were a gift from the parents of our good friend, Dina. We felt awful eating them but I can confirm they were delicious.

  • Polvo a Lagareiro, ReM Restaurant, Santa Luzia, the Algarve, Portugal.

    Brian ate this dish as his last meal in Santa Luzia during our stay there in April. Santa Luzia is known as the octopus capital and there are lots of restaurants specialising in dishes using octopus, all of which we have visited at one time or another. Br…


  • Santa Luzian twin boats, the Algarve,Portugal.

    Part of the Santa Luzian octopus fleet.

  • Igrez Matriz de Sao Bras de Alportel.


  • Street art in Rua de Almeida, Sao Bras de Alportel.



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