(7 images in this post) Not a bad day for a flight along Douglas Promenade, Castlemona Hotel, Villa Marina at Broadway including the ‘Roundel’ and the Sefton Hotel adjoined to the wonderful Gaiety Theatre. Feel free to make any comments either on this website by clicking the “Leave a comment” below or by logging onto my Facebook Page enjoy – Click on any of the images for a larger view, the images will refresh in a loop every 6 seconds.
The relatively newly refurbished Villa Marina Arcade/Colonnade on Harris Promenade in Douglas, click here to see an image of the Villa Marina Arcade/Colonnade that I captured early one morning back in May 2003 prior to the refurbishment. The below image was captured on my Fuji X10 camera resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5 Click on the image for a larger view.
This beautiful building was once owned by Henry Bloom Noble and was bought by Douglas Corporation in 1910 for the sum of £60,000. The Villa Marina Royal Hall and Gardens were opened in the the summer of 1913 – (click image for larger view). The image was taken on my Nikon D80 SLR with a Nikon 18-135 F3.5/5.6 G AFS DX lens at 20mm and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5.