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Monday, March 2, 2009

Hurakan Condor - Port Aventura's Dreadful Drop Tower

Hurakan Condor - Port Aventura [enlarge]

Hurakan Condor by the Swiss company Intamin AG is a frightening drop tower which provides the happy customer with a thrilling 3 second free fall ride from a trifling height of about 300 feet or 100 meters. Wanna see how it looks like from the top? Check a Hurakan Condor ride video. There are other famous attractions in Port Aventura like Dragon Khan which were featured here in the past.

10 comments:

  1. how fun! I love the architecture of the thrilling ride! I'm glad to have stumbled upon your blog, I love Barcelona, and will enjoy pictures from that beautiful city! - Amy
    http://dandatraveltheworld.blogspot.com/

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  2. I love what you did with this photo, I had to look twice and realize that was an amusement ride...lol. Well done.

    Cheers!
    Guy
    Regina In Pictures

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  3. Exquisite sepia everything! I'm looking at the carvings in the lower part of the building - so lovely - and the corner sconces (for lack of the architectural term!).
    I saw the video and it made me dizzy going up. The music playing added to the tension. :)

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  4. Wonderfull, love the angle, great sepia conversion. Well done!

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  5. Great photo! As always.

    Enjoy our visits to Barcelona through your eyes.

    Tweeted with a link to you today.

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  6. -Thanks DandainNYC welcome.
    -GuyD thanks. It needed some retouch. Not that I am proud of it. I like the mighty look as taken from below.
    -Oh Lydia you always notice minor details. I had two videos. The other was better in quality but I definitely liked the Indian background music. Thanks
    -Glad you like the sepia tones krims
    -Hi, thanks for that Twitter link designslinger!

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  7. this looks like a fun ride! :D your pictures are beautiful.

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  8. That really looks scary but FUN :) I like what you did in post makes the scary bit worse :))))

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  9. Well I thought it was some ancient tower until I read the text. I'll certainly pass on watching the video. I wouldn't enjoy riding on any fairground ride but such objects do lend themselves to photography.

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