Piodão, Arganil, Portugal - The Piodão village, situated on a hillside of the Serra do Açor. The dwellings are traditional schist walls and ceiling covered with slabs and wood doors and windows painted in blue.
Templar Castle – Ponferrada, Spain [Ponferrada is the capital city of El Bierzo in the Province of León, Spain. It lies on Sil River and . Ponferrada is also noted for its Castillo de los Templarios, a Templar castle]
A harvester hauls away strips of bark from a Portuguese cork tree. The tree will stand for nine years before it is stripped again—if people are still harvesting cork by then. Photo by Sebastian Rich and World Wildlife Fund.