Monday, January 12, 2009

Smuggler's Cove

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The place makes you think of smugglers sneaking home from trips across the British Channel to France. In the days of the Napoleonic Wars, smugglers did great business in wine, rum , silk and tobacco ... "Laces for a lady, letters for a spy," as the poem goes! In fact, this is a cove just "around the corner" from the bay at Second Valley. A few days ago I uploaded another photo from this shoot, Living Rock. Here's the same day -- hot, and dazzlingly bright. This was taken from Second Valley at the maximum reach of the optical zoom. The camera would have been one of the Fujis, but I can't recall which! Cropping and a little enhancement were done later in Irfanview. Photo by Mel, 2007

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