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Tossa de Mar
29-DEC-2012

Tossa de Mar

Early morning in Tossa de Mar

Sometime in the 12th century the mediaeval town was walled off and a castle was built on the highest point of Mt. Guardí, this castle was to be subsequently replaced by a wind mill, and this in turn by a lighthouse which is still operational. By the year 1500 the first houses were built extra-murs to accommodate population growth. This process was greatly accelerated during the 17th and 18th centuries, shaping an urban configuration which was to remain practically unchanged until the arrival of mass tourism in the 1950s.

CANON EOS 450D
1/200s f/4.0 at 18.0mm iso100 full exif

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Bill Klein17-Jan-2013 00:54
Beautiful image, Jose! V!
Yiannis Pavlis15-Jan-2013 02:46
A dramatic point of view and composition.V
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)14-Jan-2013 06:44
You have outdone yourself! Bravo,V+
Paolo
Jin Wu14-Jan-2013 04:21
Nice light!
Jean D14-Jan-2013 02:21
Excellent capture in this early morning light. ~V
woody3413-Jan-2013 22:47
Thanks for the interesting background....lovely capture of light and shadow....V
Graeme13-Jan-2013 22:43
What a gorgeous scene, Jose,BV
bill friedlander13-Jan-2013 21:48
Beautiful sharp outline of the castle and lovely light during my favorite time of day, when the air is clean and fresh. V
Jim Coffman13-Jan-2013 21:41
Just beautiful!!
Mildred Alpern13-Jan-2013 20:21
Wonderful light, dark contests...you are a master of lighting
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