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Phare d'EL Jadida - 1

Posted by
Mhelene (Villiers-sur-Marne, France) on 10 February 2013 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Phare Sidi Bou Afi à El Jadida - Maroc

Les navigateurs au large dans l'Atlantique se guidaient sur 3 phares :
le phare du Cap Saint Vincent au Portugal, celui de Trafalgar en Espagne et le phare de Sidi Bou Afi au Maroc.
Ces trois phares, formant un triangle permettant aux bateaux de se positionner.
A + de 67m au-dessus du niveau de la mer sa portée est de 30 miles marins il se trouve au centre d'un quartier de la ville , près du tombeau de Sidi Bou Afi qui lui a donné son nom
Il a été construit de 1913 à 1916.

The lighthouse Sidi Bou Afi
El Jadida - Morocco

The sailors in the Atlantic Ocean were guided by 3 lighthouses:
The lighthouse of the Cap Saint Vincent in Portugal, that from Trafalgar in Spain and Sidi Bou Afi's lighthouse in Morocco.
These three lighthouses were a triangle allowing the boats to position.
67m over the sea level its reach is marine 30 miles it is in the center of a district of the city, near Sidi Bou Afi's grave which gave it its name
It was built from 1913 till 1916.

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Beautiful lighthouse.

10 Feb 2013 5:34am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fine old lighthouse and a bird bonus. Lovely image.

10 Feb 2013 6:20am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice old style lighthouse. You captured it in nice timing.

10 Feb 2013 6:50am

Mandar from Kudal, India

Brilliant shot

10 Feb 2013 7:25am

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Le navigateur aimait apercevoir ce phare! Belle image M-Hélène

10 Feb 2013 7:37am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

The seagull is surveying the lovely lighthouse from his higher pov.

10 Feb 2013 7:47am

Philippe from Wihéries, Belgium

Superbe couleur, des tons très doux et un cadrage hautement réussis. A conserver précieusement, ce cliché a du cachet !!

10 Feb 2013 7:50am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

good shot

10 Feb 2013 7:54am

jean pierre from paris, France

composition et couleurs superbe!! amitié

10 Feb 2013 8:44am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

A truly historically important monument

10 Feb 2013 8:45am

tataray from france, France

Un cadrage superbe.)

10 Feb 2013 9:37am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Une superbe composition!! j'adore+++

10 Feb 2013 9:40am

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Magnifique, une très belle composition, les couleurs sont superbes. J'aime beaucoup avec l'oiseau, c'est excellent.
Bon dimanche.

10 Feb 2013 9:57am

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Merci pour ce partage ! belle photo avec l'oiseau qui aide à faire la différence !

10 Feb 2013 9:57am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Ce vol de mouette au-dessus du phare superbe.
amitié

10 Feb 2013 10:12am

Geraritsmi from Argentan, France

Un beau phare sur fond de ciel bleu traversé de nuages blancs et agrémenté par le vol d'un oiseau marin.

10 Feb 2013 10:25am

Devi from Chennai, India

Beautiful shot against the skyline and the bird adds to the charm ;-))))

10 Feb 2013 11:02am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Lovely image of one of the most important lighthouses

10 Feb 2013 11:53am

Bruno F from Planète Terre, Europe, France

Très belle saisie !!

10 Feb 2013 12:09pm

Mohammad/N from Shiraz, Iran

wow
what amazing image
so beautiful view

10 Feb 2013 12:10pm

littlemissgat from paris, France

Belle composition...l'oiseau et toi étiez là au bon moment...j'aime les couleurs de cette photo...

10 Feb 2013 12:15pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

This nice old style lighthouse beautifully photographed.

10 Feb 2013 1:17pm

co from Bretagne, France

et un goéland pour couronner le tout.....bravo !
+5*

10 Feb 2013 1:24pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

A beautiful shot of this important lighthouse, and your capture of the gull with it makes it extra special.

10 Feb 2013 1:54pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of this lighthouse. Enjoyable information about the use of the three to determine position at sea.

10 Feb 2013 3:48pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Excellent composition. Beautiful shot. :)

10 Feb 2013 4:04pm

ideapad from persia, Iran

Really nice!

10 Feb 2013 4:04pm

franz from Baden, Austria

beautiful compo and combination of the static and the dynamic !!!

10 Feb 2013 4:39pm

Anna O. from Lublin, Poland

Beautiful one, perfect in every way. I love it!!

10 Feb 2013 4:57pm

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

Une jolie composition. La mouette à gauche est la bienvenue, elle habille le ciel

10 Feb 2013 5:35pm

El pare from prepirineu, Andorra

J'adore les phares comme subject photo, Fantastique lumière.

10 Feb 2013 5:55pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautiful capture - the pov and the light are lovely, the bird is an added treat.

10 Feb 2013 8:10pm

michel creze from le havre, France

Beau phare et belle composition .

10 Feb 2013 8:35pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Very nice.

10 Feb 2013 8:36pm

thami from Fès, Morocco

Je le connais bien celui-là! Toujours vigilant !
Bonne fin de soirée!

10 Feb 2013 9:28pm

suzanne from Belgium

Une très belle composition aux couleurs toute douces !


Bonne semaine :-)

10 Feb 2013 9:31pm

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

sweet... the bird is a bonus :-)

10 Feb 2013 11:02pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

C'est un très beau phare et une très belle composition!

10 Feb 2013 11:09pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A lovely shot of this beautiful lighthouse.

11 Feb 2013 12:19am

Abena from Illinois, United States

Magnifique, toute! I love that bird and the lighthouse behind. This is excellent.

11 Feb 2013 4:37am

Tat à l'Oeil from Paris, France

Jolies teintes et bel envol !

11 Feb 2013 10:11am

Navin Harish from Noida, India

After watching the next shot, I wanted to see the full light house and here it is.

11 Feb 2013 10:51am

pat .. from Belgium

hello j'adore les phares la mouette donne une superbe photo comme ca ,bonne soiree

11 Feb 2013 8:02pm

philmess from angouleme, France

Vol au dessus d'un phare excellent

11 Feb 2013 8:25pm

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

beautiful colours!

11 Feb 2013 11:55pm

Monik from PARIS, France

Le goéland compose avec ce phare un superbe cliché... Tu me donnes de envie soudaines de prendre le large!

12 Feb 2013 1:39pm

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Très belle compo !

13 Feb 2013 11:48am

Ddo from Verdun, France

Un sentiment de liberté joliment cadré

13 Feb 2013 6:05pm

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