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Near the Paralel metro station, there are these 3 old chimneys. Don’t know anything else about them, sorry!

Skywatch Friday, right here!

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Monthly theme day: chimneys

The CDP portal is down again, so please click here to see what other participants to the monthly theme day did.

The chimneys of the old Sant Adria de Besos power plant are an emblem of Barcelona, you can see them from pretty much everywhere. As they are not in use anymore, there has been talks about destroying them. But the people of Barcelona County decided to keep them as a symbol of the town’s industrial past. What will become of them, nobody really knows yet.

And yes, there are some moorings for luxury yachts just next to it. Nice touch, no?


Industrial port


Another side of Barcelona, far away from the tourist trail, is the industrial port, just a bit further down the coast from the ferry terminals. No much fishing here anymore, they put a marina and a shopping center in what used to be the old fishing port.
Lots of industry around, as Catalans remind me often of busy bees or ants. Hardworking people. Several car factories, amongst others.