SEASIDE WALK IN MY HOMETOWN

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Today the weather was warm but cloudy. After buying some stuff in the grocery store, in search of new Wednesday Walk material, I walked to the harbor of my hometown.

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This opening shot was taken while approaching one of the most iconic buildings in the seafront area.

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The old windmill. It was built in 1872 and recently restored to look fresh and ready to use again.

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Here you can take a look at the pier behind the mill ...

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... and the yellow boat that looks great in this grayish weather.

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These geometric abstractions ...

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... belong to the floating platform tied to the solid, concrete waterfront.

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Here you see the scenery framed by the park bench and plants of the seaside promenade.

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About fifty meters further, the excavator machine was getting ready to work.

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From here I had a great view of the town's center situated on a small hill.

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In this photograph, the town is in the background while in the foreground you can see the elevated pirate mannequin ...

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... that guards one of the boats used for scenic cruises in the bay.

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Soon I photographed this boat fragment that serves as an advert for another excursion agency ...

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... passed by some more conventional billboard advertising ...

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... and continued towards the pirate nest ...

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... on the fishing boat adapted for pirate parties.

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Here you can see the entire crew on this cloudy, out-of-season Wednesday with no tourists around.

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I took one more portrait of the dude on the pole ...

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... and then ...

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... continued photographing the less colorful boats in that part of the harbor.

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This shot was taken only because of the boat's name on the right side of the picture. Lola Two. It made me think of Lola One. I caught myself wondering what happened to that one. Was it a protolola? I mean, a prototype?

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Here you can see the advert written in cursive letters ...

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... on the good-looking, red & white catamaran parked in the middle of the bay. After taking this photograph ...

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... I walked fifty, sixty, or maybe even seventy matters, across the stretch of a long, narrow peninsula that separates the port from the best beaches in the bay.

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Everything was set up for the crowds, but no one was there.

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The tourists will start arriving in bigger numbers only a week or two from now.

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Until then I can enjoy this strange and eerie atmosphere.

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It looks like the people have been suddenly disintegrated or teleported to another planet.

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I spent some time photographing the beach props on display ...

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... and I found a bit of minimalist geometry in that stuff.

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These floating cars looked like the main attraction.

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When I zoomed in on the inflated children's park in the shallow water ...

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... I noticed a seagull.

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Somehow, in absence of people, the whole thing looked like it was made for seagulls.

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I spent half an hour in the port, and an hour or so on the beach.

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This apartment building under construction was photographed in between the two.

AND THAT'S IT. HAVE A GREAT WEDNESDAY. AS ALWAYS IN THESE POSTS ON HIVE, THE PHOTOGRAPHS ARE MY WORK - THE END.



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That pirate boat looks cool and fun I bet, that yellow boat really stands out on a grey day, but what I loved most in this post was that old windmill that is awesome

Thanks for joining Wednesday Walk :), I truly enjoy exploring the world virtually each Wednesday seeing walks from all around the globe and feeling I am there and experiencing it all myself, such as I did in your post just now :)

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All of the photos are amazing and the Scenery is also beautiful❤️😍

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The windmill is beautiful @borjan 😁
All the boats, the pirate hahaha funny.
It did look early empty… but that’s a great time to walk around and take beautiful photographs.
Thanks for sharing you walk along there. Beautiful boats.

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Super nice neighborhood you have!

!PIZZA

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the windmill that is very old but still looks good and sturdy

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The windmill sail is beautiful ! And you gotta love those pirates !

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Cool shots, as always. It does look a bit deserted and eerie; there don't seem to be many gulls hanging around either, just that one. Does the windmill turn at all, or does it just look like it could turn?

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The whole mechanism of the windmill was reconstructed and the sails were turning last summer, but now it looks blocked and motionless. Yes, only this one decided to hang on the beach. Other gulls are on the pier where the fishing boats are parked.

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