Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Rowing in the Retiro Park Big Pond...

Is a common tourist, and not only, practice - Rowing in the Retiro Park big pond - theres not much to see, I mean the pond is rectangular... you can go around it and you'll see the same stuff... but well the nostalgics and romantics love the tour... :-)

26 comments:

Olivier said...

une belle ballade sur le lac, mais attention le ciel semble être gris. belle photo d'ambiance
a nice ballade on the lake, but attention the sky seems to be grey. nice photograph of ambience

Dsole said...

Hi there!
I love Retiro! I did it only once a long time ago but maybe I do it again... the photo is fantastic!

My Bug Life said...

I like the wide angle view of the shot...so nice to be rowing in the lake...:)

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

LOL!! There is accountinf for what mad tourists will get up to.

the donG said...

as simple as rowing, i will still do it as i enjoy rowing. if you are in the Philippines, you can do the same thing in Baguio city. that's a city on top of the mountain range.

humanobserver said...

You can see this pond everyday but for readers like me, who never visted your city this place is truly great.....

Babzy said...

i like the grey cloudy sky and the atmosphere ,very nice !

hpy said...

So you're neither nostalgic, nor romantic! ;-D

Mediterranean kiwi said...

very romantic - i'd probably make it a habit of walking around the lake on a regular baiss, as there is always something interesting to see if you look hard enough

Cergie said...

Each great city needs such a huge place. I like the cloudy sky particularly....

Kitty said...

well, it is a lovely, moody sky.
I can imagine kids playing with their toy boats here, much like the Tuileries in Paris.

babooshka said...

Love the composition of the boaters so close up in the foregound against such a beautiful backdrop.

Share my point of view... said...

I don't mind rowing for the sake of trying it. ;)

PJ said...

I can see how it could be very romantic and a great place to relax on the weekend.

Ken Mac said...

very majestic indeed

GiuCe said...

nostalgic but this pic is really beautiful!

Rakesh Vanamali said...

Some small pleasures of life, eh? Nice picture! This has turned out well, particularly the effect of water under the rumbling gray clouds!

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Blognote said...

A beautiful photo! Stunning sky!!

MurciaDailyPhoto and www.asthes.tk said...

What a picture as classical. Could not miss here. I like how you've captured the essence of the tourist.

Dusty Lens said...

Peaceful out in the middle by yourselves.

Mariposa said...

bellisima

Tash said...

There is something very inviting about rowing a boat out on a pond - even a small one. I think it's something that we keep from our childhood (we had to go on every paddle boat/row boat/kayak ride when my son was little).
Lovely picture with the stoic building in the background.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

It makes for an interesting photo, which is something fun for your audience to see. ;-)

lisasarsfield said...

Funny observation! I think rowing is about being on the water, not what is around the edge!

Not that I row often:)

I love how you have people in the scene enjoying the water, makes it seem more real!

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