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Door of good Hope

The door looks like as if only a lot of good can be found behind ;-) ... seen in Zarautz, Spain..


Zarautz is a coastal town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the Basque Country, northern Spain.


The town is a popular tourist destination with the population swelling from its usual 22,812 to around 60,000 in summer. The Palace of Narros, located adjacent to Zarautz's 2.8 km long beach, is where Queen Isabella II and Fabiola of Belgium once spent their summer holidays. The beach is known for being the longest in the Basque Country and one of longest of the Cantabrian cornice.


At the end of the 19th Century and beginning of the 20th Century, the popularity of Zarautz as a luxury tourist destination grew, and many well-known people began to holiday there. A number of lavish houses and mansions sprang up, particularly along the beach. Nowadays, many of these buildings have become public buildings or have been demolished and replaced by chic apartment buildings.


During the 70s and 80s Zarautz became a more affordable destination, and is now perhaps best known for its surfing and water sports. (Wikipedia)


Much better in Large On Black.


Zarautz [sa'ɾauts] (baskisch, spanisch Zarauz [θa'ɾauθ]) ist eine Stadt in der Provinz Gipuzkoa im Baskenland. Sie liegt ca. 20 km westlich von Donostia-San Sebastián am Golf von Biskaya und hat 22.513 Einwohner (Stand 1. November 2011).


Der 2,5 km lange und 80 m breite Strand ist bei Surfern und anderen Wassersportlern beliebt. (Wikipedia)


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Taken on April 30, 2010