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Typical 'light' architecture of the South. The houses on these shores were so inviting, I liked the more colourful ones best. As you can see, this one is empty and so were 85% of the rental properties there. The state of economy/ air flight restrictions is killing tourism. Also, prices were still bit too high in 2009!

The houses are built on pillars, not only against water, but also against sand, which after a Hurricane can accumulate and block the doors and windows if they are too low. When I arrived there, not all roads were passable, because there the sand piled up and had to be removed with bulldozers.

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Comments (19)

tor tom on February 2, 2010

The houses on these shores were so inviting, I like the more colourful ones. As you can see, this one is empty and so were 85% of the rental properties there. The state of economy/ airflight restrictions is killing tourism.

leo dale on July 26, 2010

That's a real good gallery!!!

I add it to my favourites


tor tom on July 27, 2010

Leonardo, thank you for your extensive visit to the other corner of my gallery**. Regards Tomas from Toronto

It is a real honour to be with your favorites

RAFAEL MARTIN on August 10, 2010

I want an equal. regards, Rafa.

tor tom on August 18, 2010

The rent is probably very cheap after the BP Oil spill. Tomas

Jaroslav Klečka on June 5, 2012

Beautiful building for adults - had anybody thought about tsunami? Very nice place. I Like it. Kind regards, Jaroslav

tor tom on June 6, 2012

It is build for small disasters.

This area gets it share of storms. There was one shortly before I arrived. There was still 70 cm high sand bar blocking the road near the beach.

Anyway, people just rebuild and plant new palm trees!

Ivan Logvinov on September 26, 2012

Beautiful house!
Warm greetings from Russia!

mauro 1968 on November 20, 2012

Bellissima ed interessante architettura con ottimi colori e dettagli, LIKE 3! Ciao Tomas, sinceri saluti e sempre complimenti per la tua gallery, MAURO :-)

BritPlom on November 23, 2012

Nowadays, with all the tempests, the price must have dropped, if it was not yet blown away!

I would never buy a house so exposed to the sea, and built on sand!


Greetings, François

tor tom on November 25, 2012

They just get up, shake of the sand and rebuild!

Most of the houses on the beach are for rent!

Stathis Xionidis on September 10, 2013

Wonderful architecture, nice view and capture.LIKE.Best wishes.Stathis

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on November 12, 2013

Particular house in the beach!--like 6--AnaM--Toronto has not old churchs but has beautiful things too----

RNLatvian - Rudolf on February 15, 2014

.Fantastic! No mold at all!

Zygmunt Borowski on April 7, 2014

Interesting!!! like

Friendly greetings - Zygmunt

Rostam Novák on April 24, 2014

Pěkné foto domu. Tak vysoko je proti povodním???????L+F

tor tom on April 24, 2014

ne jenom proti vode ale taky proti pisku, ktery se muze po huricanu nahromadit a zatarasit dvere a okna , kdyz jsou nizko.

kdyz jsem tam prijel, tak jeste nebyli vsechny silnice zjizdne, protoze se tam ten pisek navrsil a museli ho odstranovat buldozerama.

Alla Saed on June 26, 2014

صورة رائعة البوم مميز تحيات م علاء ميلود سعيد من ليبيا like

Agathe Beitz (Cornle… on December 19, 2014

Beautiful house, LIKE, greetings Agathe

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 1, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by tor tom
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. FE20,X15,C25
    • Taken on 2009/11/13 17:40:08
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1250)
    • Focal Length: 18.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: -1.30 EV
    • No flash