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Portmeirion II

By moiral
Afternoon all. These colourful buildings are in Portmeirion Village. The building in the bg with the orange roof is known as the Chantry. It is built on an outcrop of rock and is the highest point in the whole village. This was one of the first buildings to be built in the village.
The white building is a pantiled loggia and houses a gilt statue of Buddha (V2). This statue was appearantly salvaged from a film shoot.
Thanks for C&Cs on last night's upload, and a big thank you to Netta1234 for her UA. Also a big thank you to Trev for his UA a couple of days ago which I forgot to mention.

Tags: Wales Architecture Portmeirion Landscape and travel

Voters: Hamlin, NaturesHaven, gwynn56 and 21 more


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Comments


Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
14 Jun 2013 3:30PM
Beautiful architecture !! A really lovely photo Moira !!

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lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
14 Jun 2013 4:16PM
Two very interesting travel shots
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
14 Jun 2013 4:19PM
Amazing place - like the comp on this one with the curving steps.
Joan.
netta1234 Plus
4 310 2 Wales
14 Jun 2013 5:17PM
Another great one from Portmeirion,I shall have to visit there soonSmileSmile
NettaSmile
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
14 Jun 2013 5:26PM
A lovely composition in V.1, Moira. Carol
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
14 Jun 2013 5:42PM
Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!
14 Jun 2013 5:48PM
Excellent shot lovely light and detail
mike
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2013 5:55PM
Love the Buddha shot, the metallic tones are absolutely brilliant (oops, there's another pun)! I confess that I find the idea of a Buddha in a loggia in a pseudo Italian village in Wales highly amusing.
jdinne 13 16 England
14 Jun 2013 6:55PM
V1 Moira excellent, colour, detail, composition and that sky superb. V2 great shot old Leon Tibetan would have loved that.

John
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
14 Jun 2013 6:58PM
A photographer's paradise, and you've got an excellent composition in v1, Moira, even down to the colour-cordinated litter bin Smile

Dave
weez 3 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2013 7:15PM
My favourite place! beautiful
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
16 Jun 2013 12:27AM
i had a visit here last year, so its nice to see these, your capture of the budda is real good as i remember i didn't get it so well.
ant.

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