This is an old ice cave "El Diablo". They did used to store ice in it many, many
years ago. Also armaments. The cave goes right through this mountain.
Straight above this cave is the funny sight-seeing road I
showed you last week, but I never noticed the cave I don't think....
The walkway/roadway was built in the 1920's for rich people to use for sightseeing.
That big white coloured rock is the platform that Doug & I
walked to the top of the other day. Stairs are around the ocean
side. Customary "standing at the side of the road" pose......
Complete with creepy dripping sound....
So all along this walkway, there are divers who, for a price, will dive off the below shown platform. Not sure how they learn to time it properly. with the crashing waves. Apparently, once they feel they have collected enough money, one of them will go out and jump in. For example when we first walked over there, the guy wanted $25 US!! He dropped it down to $10 US but we weren't interested in being part of his potential demise. I am sure he will make lots of money this week as two cruise ships are due in, one on Wednesday and one on Thursday.....they'll be water-logged by week's end, I am sure!!
I am just a bit unsure about the "practice" aspect of this.....
The diving platform from the other side.
Quite a nice picture, if I don't say so myself!!
Again, there are also many vendors who set up shop here. Quite the gauntlet to get through but, hey, everybody has to make a living and we appreciate them all. We just don't buy much for any of them.
Not sure what might happen if a big wind came along??!!
Hopefully, this isn't for a diver......but you never know.
After this, is was over to the international market, just a few minutes away. We got parked at Bill's secret parking spot (shhh....now we know too) and it was off walking - our favourite thing to do.
This is a big old house someone is fixing up. We thought it looked very grandiose, well at least in it's former glory. Hopefully, we will come back and see some progress on it....
Now, that's a low garage - even Carol would have to duck!!!
(Sorry Carol - couldn't resist!!)
In years past, we have had two spectacular red cats.
I will always have a soft spot for a red kitty!!
Shoe shine alley by a small square....
Said "small square"
Well, it was a most pleasant day in town. Always enjoy those walkabouts and especially fun with friends!!
Peace and good night everyone! (only 4 more sleeps....)
Thought for the Day: The most wasted of all days is the one without laughter....Nicholas Chamfort.