clifftop boardwalk

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by laserblazer » Sun May 11, 2014 2:51 pm

DVBRO wrote:Oh dear, all these comments about the Boardwalk. Can someone please explain to me as why it is being constructed, who is paying for it and for whom does it benefit?
Carvoeiro is not very friendly towards the less mobile, what with the hills and cobbles. Providing a nice walkway might encourage more visitors. The ones at Alvor and AdP are very popular.

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by dennisg » Sun May 11, 2014 6:17 pm

Great video. Have you yet seen anyone making love under it, as per the song?

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by laserblazer » Sun May 11, 2014 7:25 pm

dennisg wrote:Great video. Have you yet seen anyone making love under it, as per the song?
Yes but they chased me off when I started filming them. :)

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by Günni » Sun May 11, 2014 9:20 pm

but it should be dangerous anyway :shock:
i noticed from the seaside (trip with St. Bernarda) that all shorings of the walk are not aligned with stringers
regard the start-pic of the video
so in any case of heavy issues (storm..) the construction might collapse in a domino effect
fingers crossed

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by piggywidden93 » Tue May 13, 2014 2:37 pm

have to say it will be good for us, we come to CVO every year and my brother who has 'downs' finds the pavements hard going, it will be good for him to have a nice flat surface and a great view too 8)

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by laserblazer » Tue May 13, 2014 3:43 pm

piggywidden93 wrote:have to say it will be good for us, we come to CVO every year and my brother who has 'downs' finds the pavements hard going, it will be good for him to have a nice flat surface and a great view too 8)
Have you been to Armacao de Pera? There's a nice walkway there that goes across a nature reserve with wading birds. It's on the far side of town and there are a couple of disabled bays. Armacao also has a nice promenade with a good surface.

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by piggywidden93 » Tue May 13, 2014 5:16 pm

[quoHave you been to Armacao de Pera? There's a nice walkway there that goes across a nature reserve with wading birds. It's on the far side of town and there are a couple of disabled bays. Armacao also has a nice promenade with a good surface][/quote]

No we havent so thanks for that.

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by sam » Tue Sep 23, 2014 1:11 pm

Now officially opened and further plans in pipeline. See
http://portugalresident.com/carvoeiro-b ... n-pipeline

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by sam » Wed Oct 08, 2014 11:36 am

Walked along the boardwalk yesterday. Much better and safer than when I walked it last.

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by joeysoap » Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:14 pm

sam wrote:Walked along the boardwalk yesterday. Much better and safer than when I walked it last.
agree with Sam, was on it last week and it was much better than June.

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by cumbria sue » Wed Oct 08, 2014 4:45 pm

Just done the boardwalk and really enjoyed it,will be great for pushchairs and wheelchairs

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by Geoff » Sun Oct 12, 2014 12:53 pm

Shame it's so high off the ground though....the one at Salgados is only about a couple of feet high , this one is about 4 feet...whilst it's a falling hazard for children, it also makes it stand out very starkly : wish it had been lower.

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by Bruce Wallis » Sun Oct 12, 2014 2:51 pm

Geoff wrote:Shame it's so high off the ground though....the one at Salgados is only about a couple of feet high , this one is about 4 feet...whilst it's a falling hazard for children, it also makes it stand out very starkly : wish it had been lower.
But Geoff........I thought you were the king of the high ground!! :D

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by laserblazer » Mon Oct 13, 2014 2:28 pm

I think the height is down to the undulating terrain. Any lower and it would have been a switchback. It will soon blend in and become part of the scenery.

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Re: clifftop boardwalk

Post by smudger » Mon Oct 13, 2014 7:22 pm

I enjoyed early morning strolls along boardwalk and given the number of other walkers, seems popular with all ages.

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