Sunday, January 16, 2011

A Café By The River


and the 25th of April Bridge on a foggy day in Lisbon

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For more bridge shots check Louis' Sunday Bridges

27 comments:

Dina said...

The first photo seems to good to be true!!
Unreal!

Jarart said...

Misty and mysterious are the words that come to mind. I don't think I would like to drive into that thick fog on the bridge. It makes a beautiful picture.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

The bridge fading into the fog has a surreal appearance in contrast to the clearly-defined lines and boxiness of the café

Louis is quite familiar with this fog-effect in photos

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Steffe said...

It does look a bit foggy.

Sharon said...

It's all quiet at the cafe today! Such a great shot into the mist!

Debby said...

I love your foggy bridge shots. Silent, mysterious beauty.

glenda said...

Eerie and really quite lovely at the same time.

Sylvia K said...

Love the bridge disappearing into the fog! And little square cafe seems to have simply stopped in time. I, too, love the mysterious atmosphere that you've captured!

Sylvia

Genie said...

I am the other Genie here....I would be a bit afraid to drive this bridge in such a fog. Think I would hang out at the red building beneath it. This shot is such fun to view and think about. There is much to see. Lovely work.

Jacob said...

That top photo is so ephemeral...like a dream! Love the color contrasts...I like the 2nd picture, too, though. Fog and mist are great for photos!

Re your question about Broward Country...Broward is one of the largest counties in Florida, located just north of Miami running almost all the way to Palm Beach, and from the Ocean out into the Everglades. The school district has over 200,000 students.

What I was referring to, however, was the fact that Broward County is probably the most liberal county in Florida. It has a large Jewish population that tends to be liberal and vote Democratic. Many people from New York and other places in the northeastern U.S. retired in Broward County and they, also, tend to be more liberal and vote Democratic. For that reason I loved Broward County! We lived there over 20 years!

VP said...

A touch of magic for a wonderful bridge!

VioletSky said...

I think I would join (the other) Genie at the cafe and wait out the fog. and take lots of photos, of course!

Cezar and Léia said...

A bridge vanishing into the fog has such an appeal, such an aura! Great image!
God bless you!
Cezar

Ann said...

You better not travel when you have fog like this. Do they close the bridge?

Jack said...

The fog hides the left of the bridge and makes it look almost like a crane instead. Interesting.

T. Becque said...

Gorgeous and intriguing photo! Beautiful contrast of the fog with the bright building.

Lesley said...

The drifting fog over the bridge is a dramatic contrast to the clear view of the restaurant below it.

Randy said...

Wow that looks like the Golden Gate even with the fog. Nice shots.

Small City Scenes said...

Magical and mysterious!! Such a loney looking cafe. Great pictures. MB

Gunn said...

These two shots could have been part of a film.....
Well, it shows that the SUN is not always shining further south. I think we ( most Norwegians) think that the sunshine goes on for more than 300 days pr.year.... where you are living. ;)

Crazy Tourists said...

Great photo! The way the bridge gets lost in the fog is amazing!

Joan Elizabeth said...

I love your shots of this bridge ... they are getting better and better.

Irina said...

Bridge to nowhere. So symbolic can be sometimes.

Halcyon said...

A fantastic bridge shot. I love the ambiance with the fog.

Louis la Vache said...

«Louis» apologizes that he wasn't able to visit your Sunday Bridges post until today.
He appreciates your frequent contributions to the meme. ;-D

Peter said...

Crossed it a number of times this summer .... fortunately without mist. Blue sky every day! But on your photos, the fog becomes attractive! :-)

James said...

Wow! I love it! You did a wonderful job of capturing this impressive bridge.