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Tossa de Mar
30-DEC-2012

Tossa de Mar

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There is ample evidence of settlements dating back to the Neolithic period, and it is believed that the area has been continuously populated since that time. Between the 4th century BC and the 1st century BC appeared the first Iberian settlements, followed shortly after by the Romans in the 1st century. In 966 Tossa is ceded by Count Miró of Barcelona to the Abbey of Ripoll
Contrary to popular belief that Tossa has traditionally been a fishing town, in mediaeval times and until the arrival of tourism, the local economy was mostly based on agricultural production, principally Grape vine and cork. There was a thriving export market of the latter (in the form of cork taps shipped to the Americas) during the 18th century and early 19th century. Fishing has traditionally been a relatively minor contributor to the village's economy, although it has consistently provided an alternative source of income in times ..

Canon EOS450D
15s f/7.1 at 57.0mm iso100 full exif

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Jean D14-Oct-2013 17:15
Excellent capture of this night scene and assume that the very bright light on the edge of the water is a lighthouse. ~V
Shimon Levkovich10-Aug-2013 19:39
Fabulous. V
Helen Betts11-Jan-2013 19:01
The mood is great here, Jose. Very nicely captured. V.
Dennis Hoyne11-Jan-2013 03:45
Beautiful night time scenic!
lucanton10-Jan-2013 19:45
Belle scène de nuit, José ! V
Tom LeRoy10-Jan-2013 17:19
A dream view to see all those lights reflecting on the water! Very beautiful!V!
marie-jose wolff10-Jan-2013 17:18
a fantastic atmosphere! V
Walter O. Koenig10-Jan-2013 16:03
A beautiful view. Wonderful lighting and ambiance. "V"
Bryan Murahashi10-Jan-2013 15:09
Great night capture of this little bay. V
Stephanie10-Jan-2013 15:03
Beautifully composed night image Jose! V
Mildred Alpern10-Jan-2013 14:27
Stunning radiance, glowing and aglitter in the night.
Jim Coffman10-Jan-2013 13:59
A very beautiful night shot!!
John G Reed10-Jan-2013 13:48
So makes me want to travel. Nicely done. Best J
CM Kwan10-Jan-2013 11:58
This is nice, Jose.
Carl H. Johnson10-Jan-2013 11:19
Great night capture Jose!!!~V~
Bill Miller10-Jan-2013 10:54
It does look lovely in the evening light.
Vickie BROWN10-Jan-2013 09:50
Stunning capture, this is my favourite night scene, beautiful colours and lights. V
Sheila10-Jan-2013 08:53
Beautiful night shot. Very interesting info!
SRW10-Jan-2013 08:14
Perfect exposure: with great reflections; and that lovely, subtle sky....
Brian with an Eye10-Jan-2013 07:55
Oh! A beautiful night scene, Jose.
Frank Tran10-Jan-2013 06:57
Excellent night capture -- A beautiful postcard, Jose. V+
Gérard Koehl10-Jan-2013 06:03
Magnifique vue nocturne. V
Yvonne10-Jan-2013 05:58
A magnificent night shot, wonderful reflections & very interesting information, thanks for the map Jose! v
peterjay4510-Jan-2013 04:48
Beautiful !!
fotabug10-Jan-2013 04:24
What wonderful lights! Amazingly beautiful scene! V
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