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The Tide Pool of Saint-Malo
Friday, May 15, 2009
(As a sort of marginalia to our
counter Aquatics Complex
is this tide pool in Saint-Malo, Brittany, France, between low and high tides. At the far end jutting out is a diving platform. During high tide, this Atlantic exclave rejoins the sea, as can be seen
, and the diving platform appears like a
Gallic Loch Ness monster
on a dawn flight, its Archaeopteryx wings skimming the surface. Photo by “judo_dad1953”.
. See also the
4 COMMENTS —
May 18, 2009 at 4:07:00 AM CDT
First of all let me congratulate you for your blog.
About the swimming pool post I would like to refer another "natural" swimming pool in Portugal in a place called Azenhas do Mar close by to Sintra. For pictures of this beautiful place you can go to http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=azenhas+do+mar
May 19, 2009 at 3:02:00 AM CDT
I've been to this pool and it has a great setting against the old city walls, looking out to sea. Its very popular too.
May 23, 2009 at 5:26:00 AM CDT
I love design that is so integrated into the surrounding landscape and natural systems. Fantastic.
June 3, 2009 at 5:07:00 AM CDT
This pool is amazing. I think I have been to it a couple of years ago. I posted a picture on my blog: http://popupcity.net/2009/01/france-pop-up-swimming-pool/
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