Upper Douro River lock. Queen Isabel in transit.

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  1. Slug69

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    Northern Portugal is a tourist dream. Incredible scenery, friendly people, and saturated 4G coverage.

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    Looks a pretty tight squeeze.

    I like the shot, the only complaint I'd have is the two rails(?) in the lower corners.
     
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    Very tight squeeze, only about 8 inches on either side.

    I couldn't help about the security screen getting in the shot in the bottom corners.

    This is actually a very large ship and huge lock you can see a couple of people on the deck. It was a rise of about 30m.
     
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    hilariously tight squeeze.. great shot.. good perspective..like has been said, pity about the railing but not much to be done.
     
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    I actually like the rails, gives the photo perspective.

    Great shot.
     
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    Cheers.

    I will be posting in the Gallery again as I am back home from this trip.

    It is hard work trying to take pictures like this with two kids who are bored with me shoving cameras everywhere!

    A phone camera might have done a better job except for how dark it was down there!
     
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    Agree 100% with Droppy.
     
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    Great shot. Like the rails for the added depth.

    What's the background story? Is this a lock or a dry dock of sorts?

    Edit: memo to Scootre: read the subject line.
     
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    I dont know why, but I seem to love photos of this nature, something about industrial environments that makes me feel like an urban explorer of sorts...
     
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    Scary drop but that's a great angle of it. Nice.
     

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