"Goats & 'Guardrails'" Geraz do Minho Warnings Or Dangers Tip by Bwana_Brown

Geraz do Minho Warnings and Dangers: 1 reviews and 1 photos

  Slow Shutter Release
by Bwana_Brown

As we wound our way up and down the switchback roads to make our way through the Parque Natural do Alvao, just north and west of Vila Real, we could not help but notice how far down it was if you happened to go over the edge! These red and white stone blocks embedded in the ground were there to do 'guardrail' duties - and we saw quite a few of them that had been knocked out of the ground and were lying on their side! At one high point, we came around a turn to find the traffic stopped while a shepherd rounded up one of his wayward goats. I meant to get a photo of this fine beast as he walked down the road toward me but he suddenly bolted as he got closer. I guess that I should have had the shutter button partially depressed to prime the focus. It was too late when the camera finally decided to obey my command to SHOOT.

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  • Updated Dec 1, 2004
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