Barcelona, a photo a day

Port Vell Marina


Amongst the many urban regeneration plans the municipality here had to welcome the 1992 Olympics was the transformation of the Port Vell, or Old Port. Once an industrial waste site, full of rusting machines, ruined warehouses, chemicals all over the place, it is now one of the places you go on a weekend. Several cinemas, restaurant, the Maremagnum shopping mall, one of the biggest aquariums in Europe. All this on an purpose built artificial island. And, of course, the Marina. More about it here.

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12 responses

  1. m_m

    Baeutiful photo! Great capture of the water – lovely color!

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    August 14, 2009 at 8:34 pm

  2. quelles couleurs je mets mon maillot et j'arrive

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    August 13, 2009 at 1:16 pm

  3. That is nice! The water is so pretty in this shot.

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    August 13, 2009 at 12:55 pm

  4. Très jolie photo et très jolies couleurs, Rob

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    August 13, 2009 at 12:21 pm

  5. I agree with the others, Rob, this one is a real beauty.

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    August 13, 2009 at 10:50 am

  6. This pic makes a good a painting . Glad to know the regeneration plan has worked marvellously.

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    August 13, 2009 at 1:09 am

  7. Which boat is yours, Rob? Do you give your CDPB friends a free ride?

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    August 13, 2009 at 12:48 am

  8. My kind of shot, Rob! I can't get enough of sailboats and water and reflections. This is gorgeous!

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    August 12, 2009 at 11:21 pm

  9. Hi,

    Justwanted to say how much I liked your photo. The boats are so clear and the water so blue. It's really nice and very well done.
    Cheers.

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    August 12, 2009 at 9:02 pm

  10. Revitalization of the area. Sounds like a big improvement. Very nice photo too. This would be a great “Watery Wednesday” shot.

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    August 12, 2009 at 7:50 pm

  11. perfect image Rob! it could be an impressionist painting! i guess this must be a very pleasant place

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    August 12, 2009 at 7:44 pm

  12. All the masts and reflections are wonderful. All these boats make me miss sailing!
    Sunny 🙂

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    August 12, 2009 at 7:20 pm