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Best Day Ever

Navigating the Cliffs of Sagres, Portugal

by January Vernon and Brad Stell

A small church within the Fortaleza de Sagres. All photos by Brad Stell.

Two NYC creatives went to Sagres, Portugal, the southwesternmost tip of Europe, and got in touch with their inner explorer — like so many navigators who had been there before them.

SAGRES, Portugal – We didn't have a plan. It seemed fitting that while in the birthplace of Portugal's Age of Discovery we'd let our sense of wonder guide us. Fortunately, one of us has a good sense of direction.

Brad and January moved to New York from the mountains of Colorado. Brad works for a digital agency in Brooklyn. He travels to justify the purchase of an expensive digital SLR camera. January is a creative director at a New York City advertising agency. She travels to expand her worldview, get out of her comfort zone, and to learn all the different ways a toilet can flush.


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