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Many artists throughout the years have travelled here both for a respite from Barcelona and inspiration including Pablo Picasso, Joan Míro, Marcel Duchamp, who used to spend afternoons at the bar Meliton playing chess with the locals, and most famously, Salvador Dalí. Cadaqués was a popular holiday spot for the Dali family and later in life the artist built a home in the nearby village of Port Lligat. Dalí’s house is visible from the bay at Cadaqués and only a 30-minute walk along the bay. Much of Dalí’s later work was influenced by the geography of Cadaqués, in particular, the strange rockformations that line the coast. The formations are made both from the sea and the intense winds that batter the town called Tramuntana (author Gabriel García Márquez mentions the town and the winds in his story Tramuntana) that can blow has hard as 100km an hour. The winds are said also to cause the residents of Cadaqués to have strange quirks, perhaps another reason why so many artists are drawn here.

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Paul L-R26-Jan-2014 18:04
Superbly composed with very inviting light. Masterful work, Jose V
Stephanie23-Jan-2014 15:24
The hotel that we always stay in is directly behind where you shot this image Jose! I love this view of the church! BV
Yiannis Pavlis22-Jan-2014 14:15
A superb image of a very well chosen scene with excellent composition and very strong mood. V
Julie Oldfield22-Jan-2014 00:24
This is a gorgeous scene. Lovely comp and exposure.
Ken Chambers ARPS21-Jan-2014 17:16
Lovely shot. I like the boat in the foreground, ready to take us across to where the bright lights are.
lucanton21-Jan-2014 15:49
une jolie composition de nuit
magnifique avec les reflets dans l'eau. V
Walter Otto Koenig21-Jan-2014 15:39
Wonderful night shot with so much atmosphere. "V"
Tom Rinks21-Jan-2014 15:25
Excellent capture V. Once again, I love the history.
Nestor Derkach21-Jan-2014 14:59
Nice image entry using the boat at the shore line.
Nice exposure and composition superb.
Neal Nye21-Jan-2014 12:08
Beautifully exposed at the perfect time of day.
laine21-Jan-2014 11:50
An artist's paradise..very alluring. V
Yvonne21-Jan-2014 10:59
I can see why artists have been drawn to this particular spot Jose, magical! v
Tom LeRoy21-Jan-2014 09:12
Really fine night shot, love the row boat in the foreground. Great atmosphere. V
Linda & Pär Johansson21-Jan-2014 08:18
A fantastic night photo! And an inspiring place for artists of course. V+
Milan Vogrin21-Jan-2014 07:11
NealyBob21-Jan-2014 07:07
Gorgeous low-light image with beautiful reflections. The little boat is icing on the cake~!V
Mike H.21-Jan-2014 06:42
Wonderful sun down image; I like the perspective a lot.
Interesting facts too. Nice work!
Gerard Koehl21-Jan-2014 05:48
Magnifique composition avec ce premier plan.V
Raymond Ma21-Jan-2014 05:40
I see through your galleries there are so many beautiful places to visit in Spain.
When I do go one day, I wouldn't know where to start. V
Dennis Hoyne21-Jan-2014 04:54
Beautiful twilight shot of this lovely town. I like the pastels in the sky combined with the city lights reflecting off the water.
larose forest photos21-Jan-2014 04:08
Very interesting to hear about all the great artists who spent time here. It is certainly a beautiful place as seen through your photo. V
Will Hoskins21-Jan-2014 03:55
I said the previous image was at the perfect moment, but this is just as good. Great reflections in the water. V
hge5421-Jan-2014 03:51
Very artistic shot. You are becoming a master of these night scenes.V
Gary A. Rich (GRainelev)21-Jan-2014 03:28
Very nice framing. The small boat works well with this image. Great work. V.
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