For fun and for curiosity, you must visit the Popeye Village if you are in Malta.
It is a group of rustic and ramshackle wooden buildings located at Anchor Bay in the north-west corner of the Mediterranean island of Malta, two miles from the village of Mellieħa.
It was built as a film set for the production of the 1980 live-action musical feature film Popeye, produced by Paramount Pictures and Walt Disney Productions and starring Robin Williams. Today it is open to the public as an open-air museum and family entertainment complex.
I didn't see the movie, but I'm a big fan of the cartoons and of the spinach :D
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krzychu30 (12719) 2013-09-09 1:53
Hi my neighbor,
haha two pictures from Malta next to each other(the island become popular:)
Great capture of the Popaye village-it has the feeling like we were a part of a fairytale.Magnificent and absolutely amazing place.
I like your vivid and colorful presentation!
Have a nice day
snunney (72728) 2013-09-09 2:11
A nicely lit view over this former film set. I like the point of view and the excellent colours and clarity. I have not seen the film either, but I do remember the cartoon TV series from the days of my youth, a long time ago:-)
subhendu_bagchi (21090) 2013-09-09 2:56
a nice capture here. Like the high POV, and how you took the full advantage of it. Great colourful composition with a superb depth. Excellent shot.
papon (1283) 2013-09-09 2:57
Lovely natural image, excellent color.
Composition and presentation are very well.
Have a nice day.
jemaflor (74078) 2013-09-09 2:59
Good pov on this old village ... do you see Popeye ? Good light capture and colors, nice blue sea.
dta (56710) 2013-09-09 3:07
hello Daniel ,
This film set is a very picturesque and colorful place , even this is not a real village .
A very good POV here .
jhm (128049) 2013-09-09 3:11
What a village on the edges of the sea and the slope of the mountain..
Also a lovely image with the sea in background.
I like your choice of your angle excellent with very fine details.
Excellent composition, nice captured, good presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
timecapturer (37124) 2013-09-09 5:14
love Popeye and this little place looks so wonderful and attractive. Your execution is just perfect and the image a real delight. Captivating and magical imagery!
Have a good week - Brian.
taypejka (1394) 2013-09-09 6:08
Really nice composition and warm vivid colour plus a very suitable frame. This small settlement looks very cosy for spending some spare summer time.
gildasjan (39558) 2013-09-09 6:10
Très belle vue pleine de couleurs de ce superbe lieu de Malte.Très bon choix du POV.
Romano46 (11535) 2013-09-09 6:48
una strana location, della quale ignoravo del tutto l'esistenza, che però è stata l'occasione per una bella fotografia nella quale il soggetto dispiega tutta la sua bellezza in un contesto di bei colori.
Luminosità, nitidezza e ottimo uso del colore non mancano per cui il risultato è più che ottimo.
Ciao e buona giornata
Nicou (105851) 2013-09-09 9:17
quelle vue superbe cette roche en bord de mer, ces formes des rochers le les couleurs le contraste entre le brun et le bleu superbe.
Bravo et amitié
holmertz (31322) 2013-09-09 9:53
It's a bit ironic that a country like Malta should rely on this as one of its sources of tourist money. It's not quite typical of the island. On the other hand this is a good photo from a very colourful place. The houses, along with the rocks, the sea and the sky make this look like it's all from an old Technicolor movie. It's a very catchy view, but I didn't bother to go there when I spent a week in Malta.
fds (6317) 2013-09-09 9:57
dear friend fantastic village of the popeye
great colors and very beautiful scenary with little and great colors house
Schnappilic (9088) 2013-09-09 10:46
Fascinant acest satuc pescaresc cocotat pe stanca. Ce as mai sta cateva zile aici!
O seara buna!
PaulVDV (17323) 2013-09-09 12:01
This place I haven't visited when I was in Malta. (The country has so much to offer and I had only one week ...)
This is a very attractive composition and so bright and colourful. Not only the houses and the rocks but also the sea has such beautiful colours.
Excellent choice of POV. Perfect sharpness.
Best regards, Paul
claudeD (26980) 2013-09-09 13:12
Very fine picture from Malta showing this interesting film set. Very good colors and fine clarity. Very good contribution to TE.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
elenimavrandoni (9965) 2013-09-09 14:28
Daniel, magnificent and magical image!! a multicolored beauty!!
nice to see and to dream on...
Kugart (1774) 2013-09-09 14:39
A beautiful capture of this wonderfully amusing little village with its rickety and off the vertical little houses. I have been there before and my lasting memory is that the sea around there is crystal clear. Excellent POV showing the whole village and great colour.
emka (64150) 2013-09-09 17:18
Hi Daniel, This village is really fun, on your photo it looks as if Lilliputs live there. Amusing photo, like picture taken from a kids book. superb colours and sharpness.
macjake (45588) 2013-09-09 18:45
now thats a great shot!
that blue house on the middle right really stands out as the focal point for me!
excellent colors, excellent details and sharpness.
beautiful lighting too, what more could you ask for.
one of your best i think.
jjcordier (67270) 2013-09-09 23:20
Bonne idée d'avoir conservé ce décor de film pour en faire une attraction touristique....et permettre aux bons photographes comme toi de faire d'excellentes images.
carlo62 (19455) 2013-09-10 0:39
un villaggio fantastico, molto bello il pov, riusciamo a goderci di questo splendido panorama.
Molti i dettagli da osservare, le case hanno un aspetto molto curioso, sia per il tipo di costruzione, sia per come sono arroccate su queste rocce.
Gran belle foto.
ChrisJ (91290) 2013-09-10 1:31
A good high pov with a gorgeous warm cold color contrast between the blue sea/ sky and the red rooftops. The sweeping curve of the bay in an s shape adds good lead in lines. Excellent color and saturation. Good repetition of the fishing boats. Tfs!
mkamionka (27075) 2013-09-10 8:49
fantastic reportage from Malta. I regreat I have not enough time to comment on all of the photos but I hope I will return to some of them again.
As you remembr I have a shot of the village on TE but from the water. Seeing your picture here from above I so regret that I did not go there by foot as well. This perspective allows to better appreciate the amazing location of the village. Great POV and good light with such vibrant colors especially of the water.
Silvio1953 (105553) 2013-09-10 12:38
Ciao Daniel, great POV on fantastic village, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
mcmtanyel (5273) 2013-09-11 20:06
This is a very interesting place because it is so out of character for being in Malta. It is cute and colorful but lacks the timeless look I have come to expect of Malta. Well, TE teaches me new things everyday.
Thank you for a high quality rendition of this peculiar place.
bayno (18334) 2013-09-12 5:09
funny title...but is true...very strange village..i feel to be in a tales...vivid colors, great details and a very good compo...nice work...
annjackman (15541) 2013-09-13 2:55
What a fun place! I love the small colourful buildings set close to the sea and nestled in the rocks. You chose an excellent viewpoint.
Very well taken - TFS.
Kind Regards, Ann
abmdsudi (32509) 2013-09-16 9:20
A picturesque location for this make believe village, an image with immense detail with all the houses that look still intact with lovely variation of colours. I love the perspective, viewpoint and the brilliant lighting. The deep blue water and sky wonderfully finish off astonishingly. Your camera works it spot on, Congrats.
cornejo (22556) 2013-09-18 11:39
Hi Daniel, lovely view of this beautiful and interesting place, very well captured in this excellent and beautiful photography. An interesting and beautiful image with good framing, sharpness, nice color and light. A great job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good night and happy rest of week.
Best wishes from southern Spain.
Gigidusud (10298) 2013-09-24 13:15
Amazing place! Excellent POV on the Popeye village and splendid light. I like a lot!
adores (30831) 2013-10-24 16:39
I had to go back to this one:)! I have seen some photos of this place before and this pov gives a good idea of how it really looks like. I like it a lot, the little colourful houses and boats, the colours of the water... A very good composition!
kiks (11601) 2013-11-13 8:15
Funny look!! It is like a combination of a cartoon with real life! Very curious.