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Ria is becoming (increasingly) more Beautiful

This is a love story. A love story between Sea and Land. The Sea, impetuous, comes and goes at each tide; it was unable to remain still. The Land understood that, and it was because she understood, that she could never possess the Sea in all his fullness which welcomed with arms wide open, every time that he returns.

And in this way, they were loving each other for years, millennia, eras, and from that love it was born the most beautiful, admired and fertile of daughters: the Ria Formosa, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal, her itself the home of life like no other in Europe.
And it is in Olhão that the Ria’s heart beat faster; it is here that we feel her pulse, the life which flows there, began there, lives and dies, fertile and indifferent during the passing of time.

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