Lagos: Fishing port
A fishing boat unloads its catch, amidst the screeching seagulls flocking around it, searching for food.
It was in such vessels that the bold Portuguese navigators set forth from Lagos in the 15th century to sail round the African continent and find the sea route to India.
The photo depicts the rebuilding of a caravel in Lagos’s harbour.
Lagos: Ponta da Piedade pano
Lagos Ponta da Piedade
The spectacular rocks of the so-called “Golden Coast” (“Costa d’Oiro”) house the Ponta da Piedade lighthouse, which shows the way to passing ships.