Seawall, Galveston, TX

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Seawall in Galveston, Texas.

It was built after a Hurricane of 1900 for protection from future storms. Construction was completed in 1904. Originally 3.3 miles, the seawall is presently 10 miles (16 km) long. It is approximately 17 feet (5.2 m) high, and 16 feet thick at its base.

On the top of the Seawall is a wide promenade, where people, walk, jog or bike while getting a cool breeze from the ocean in the hot season or nasty bone chilling wind in December, as I did.

I know, the seawall is not visible on this shot, but a for a review of this restaurant, there are other sources!

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Itallica on February 19, 2012

Did yu have a beer here?

A Millers Lite maybe?

Cheers, tery

Dr.Azzouqa on February 19, 2012

Beautiful place.

Excellent shot.

LIKE.

Best wishes from Jordan.

Mustafa

Csinos on February 19, 2012

Very nice and interesting shot! like

Best wishes, Maria

WiJarn on February 20, 2012

Very beautiful photo, nice place. Like

Greetings from Thailand.

Ngo Minh Truc on February 20, 2012

L25 > a impressive corner shot! Greetings :)

Ricardo Filho on February 22, 2012

Very beautiful

LIKE 26

Best wishes,

Ricardo

jeff_msn123 on February 23, 2012

Nice place. Fine photo. LIKE

Cheers from Hong Kong, Jeff

ebi lutze on February 23, 2012

Hi Tom *I like this photo and the info L Greetings from Down Under Regards Ebi Thanks vor your comments

Pom' on February 23, 2012

so american ! like :)

Вадим Крюков on February 23, 2012

Beautiful photo! Regards, Vadim. L

Marco Balsinha on February 23, 2012

Bonito edificio, Gostei, cumprimentos de Portugal

Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on February 24, 2012

Very nice shot !

Like

My friendly greeting , Natuska

spyros72 on March 7, 2012

Amazing shot!!!! Beautiful photo!!!! Like.

Arolldo Costa Olivei… on March 8, 2012

Espetacular!!! Arolldo

Gene M. on March 27, 2012

Beautiful shot of this superb building, Tomas, wonderful architecture, very interesting place, and thanks for the nice explanations. Like 35 ♥. Best greetings, Geneviève

Merz_René on May 26, 2012

Excellent framed, Like-36 + YS-4.

Kind regards, René

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  • Uploaded on February 16, 2012
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    by Tomros
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2011/12/05 11:31:52
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 4.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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