© Dominick M. Dimacale


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 9/21/2009 12:22:23 AM

Set in Anchor Bay just down the road from Mellieha is Popeye Village or Sweethaven Village. The collection of ramshackle buildings houses a funpark and the film set from the 1980 film 'Popeye' starring Robin Williams.

The Popeye Village funpark is a good way to occupy the kids for a few hours with dodgem cars, puppet and animation shows, a splash pool, cinema and Santa's Toy Town, where it's Christmas every day.

The larger Anchor Bay area offers an opportunity for some stunning holiday snaps. A boat from Popeye Village leaves every hour for a 20 minute sightseeing tour around the bay. #1182794

Stefania Barbier level-addict 9/21/2009 12:43:18 AM

wonderful capture and fx Dominick! #7964876

Lynne Morris 9/21/2009 12:46:51 AM

Wow this is a beautiful capture, lovely colours and effects Dominick. #7964882

Laurence Saliba level-addict 9/21/2009 1:15:59 AM

This is wonderful Dominick!!!! #7964909

Renee Doyle level-addict 9/21/2009 1:23:32 AM

Wonderful capture Dominick!! #7964917

Karen Engelbreth level-addict 9/21/2009 2:10:05 AM

Wonderful colors and capture, Dominick... #7964955

Michelle Alton level-addict 9/21/2009 2:19:34 AM

A fantastic capture with just perfect treatment, Dominick. #7964963

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 9/21/2009 2:36:47 AM

Beautiful scene, Dominick. Terrific colors and effects. #7964981

Sandra Anderson level-addict 9/21/2009 2:44:23 AM

This is amazing Dominic. So much fun to view. #7964996

Dick W. Wyatt level-addict 9/21/2009 2:54:55 AM

Very interesting. #7965043

Douglas Pignet level-addict 9/21/2009 2:55:26 AM

Wonderful work here Dominick, love your effects. #7965047

Tess L. Yee level-addict 9/21/2009 3:07:05 AM

Great image with wonderful effects, Dominick. #7965088

Tess L. Yee level-addict 9/21/2009 3:09:21 AM

Great image with wonderful effects, Dominick. #7965091

Dr Silly level-addict 9/21/2009 3:15:00 AM

Love the colors, wonderful capture. :O) #7965114

Gord MacEachern level-addict 9/21/2009 3:29:57 AM

Wonderful image Dominick! #7965182

Ray Clarke level-addict 9/21/2009 3:33:07 AM

So that is where Popeye lives! Great find and wonderful capture Dominick #7965201

Jeff Robinson level-addict 9/21/2009 3:45:49 AM

Fantastic color and capture! Jeff #7965279

Ken Smith level-addict 9/21/2009 4:06:02 AM

You definitely get around! :-) A very cool scene, Dominick! #7965360

Judy V. Kennamer level-addict 9/21/2009 4:27:21 AM

Beautiful capture Dominick! #7965444

Jack Gaskin 9/21/2009 4:35:46 AM

GREAT SHOT I would have guessed the Carib. if you had not said Malta.


JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/21/2009 5:43:05 AM

What a special capture, just love all the color!

jo ann c. #7965833

Diane L. Thomas 9/21/2009 6:45:12 PM

It does look like his home. Beautiful capture. #7968793

Guy D. Biechele level-addict 9/22/2009 10:27:18 AM

This scene is amazing! #7971397

Heidi Knight 9/22/2009 1:07:54 PM

Looks like a small match stick village... Great scene ;) #7971714

Candice C. Calhoun level-addict 9/24/2009 4:34:23 PM

Really charming photo of this sensational location...love the brightly colored buildings! Fabulous work!

ccc #7980788

Katarina Mansson 9/24/2009 10:48:46 PM

What lovely memories that get back from our day there...great picture to show the sweet little village in all its' glory! #7981576

Gina Cormier level-addict 9/25/2009 5:49:50 AM

Fantastic capture! Love all the pastel color! #7982461

Nikki McDonald level-addict 9/26/2009 5:09:39 PM

What amazing color and detail, Dominick. #7986440

Ann Coates level-addict 10/22/2009 4:42:56 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Dominick. #8059445

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 10/22/2009 4:54:44 PM

Wow! This is fantastic, Dominick! Congratulations!! #8059532

Linda D. Lester level-addict 10/22/2009 4:55:20 PM

Congratulations on your finalist!!!! Good luck in the next round! :) #8059537

Nikki McDonald level-addict 10/22/2009 5:11:41 PM

Congratulations on this charming finalist and good luck in the next round, Dominick #8059668

Rolando Rosito level-addict 10/22/2009 5:31:08 PM

Congratulations Dominick!! just wonderful!! #8059810

Diane L. Thomas 10/22/2009 5:35:19 PM

WOW Dominick. I figured this one for more than a finalist. I just love it. #8059852

Michelle Alton 10/22/2009 5:39:00 PM

Congratulations again, Dominick...and on all your September Finalists. #8059888

Sharon 10/22/2009 5:47:02 PM


Sharon Sawyer 10/22/2009 5:50:10 PM

WAHOOOOOOOOOO again, Dominick!!! HUGE congratulations on this amazing finalist and all the best in the next round. #8059981

Amy M. Wilson 10/22/2009 6:06:49 PM

Congratulations on another wonderful Finalist, Dominick! #8060100

Kristi A. Howson 10/22/2009 7:29:27 PM

I just love this one Dominick! Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist and best of luck in the next round! #8060861

Cesar J. La Rosa 10/22/2009 7:53:00 PM

Another incredibly BEAUTIFUL Finalist. Looks like a scene taken from a storybook!!! Congratulations, again, Dominick!!!
Cesar #8061103

David M. Montero 10/22/2009 8:31:52 PM

Congratulations Dominick!!! #8061446

Laurence Saliba level-addict 10/22/2009 9:42:17 PM

And another Malta one!! :) Congrats again Dominick!!! #8061876

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-addict 10/22/2009 9:50:19 PM

Congratulations again Dominick on a fantastic finalist. #8061891

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 10/22/2009 11:41:32 PM

Wonderful pov, Dominick. Congrats on yet another Finalist Award!

UB. #8062196

Stefania Barbier level-addict 10/22/2009 11:46:20 PM

WTG Dominick, congrats! #8062220

Heidi Knight level-addict 10/23/2009 12:06:24 AM


Randy D. Dinkins level-addict 10/23/2009 1:16:21 AM

Beautiful image, well done. Congrats on your great finalist. #8062475

Melissa G. Meiselman 10/23/2009 2:15:45 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist!!!! #8062652

Guy D. Biechele level-addict 10/23/2009 4:37:56 AM

Awesome image! Congratulations, Dominick! #8063356

Kim Andelkovic level-addict 10/23/2009 4:39:57 AM

Fabulous.....congrats #8063364

Tarun Bose 10/23/2009 5:31:23 AM

Congrats for your finalist, Dominick. #8063641

Leslie McLain level-addict 10/23/2009 6:42:07 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Dominick. #8063962

Nancyj E. Hovey level-addict 10/23/2009 7:21:34 AM

on your deserving FINALIST!!! 8o) #8064294

Phil Stith 10/23/2009 7:22:29 AM

Congratulations, Dominick! #8064304

Shawn Jennings level-addict 10/23/2009 7:55:13 AM

Congrats again, Dominick! #8064537

Debra R. Harder 10/23/2009 8:40:08 AM

Beautiful, Dominick! Congratulations on another excellent finalist!! Deb #8064846

Gina Cormier level-addict 10/23/2009 9:16:42 AM

Congrats again on this fabulous image! #8065055

Becky J. Parkinson level-addict 10/23/2009 10:12:35 AM

I love this, Dominick! What a wonderful and wonderful capture! Congratulations!! #8065314

Carla Metzler level-addict 10/23/2009 2:36:40 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Dominick! #8066237

ALLEN O. HOWARD 10/23/2009 2:47:48 PM

Very, Very cool, Dominick! Congratulations! #8066280

Cheryl Pulkowski 10/23/2009 4:36:44 PM

Dominick, This is a really neat image! Somehow the texture of it looks sureal. Is that because it's a fun park or did you add some really cool special effects? I agree with all of the above comments. Way cool! #8066561

Ken Smith level-addict 10/23/2009 5:47:27 PM

You had another super month. Congrats again, Dominick! #8066830

Courtenay Vanderbilt 10/23/2009 6:16:11 PM

Awesome, Dominick! Congratulations! #8066926

Anne M. Young 10/24/2009 2:12:11 AM

Congratulations what a super finalist! #8067673

Patrick Rouzes level-addict 10/24/2009 8:04:27 AM

CONGRATULATIONS again,Dominick! #8068583

Mitch Spence level-addict 10/25/2009 8:48:23 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Dominick. #8071305

Lauren P. Krajenta level-addict 10/25/2009 7:00:00 PM

Great capture...love the colors! Congrats on finalist! #8072406

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 10/26/2009 4:54:18 AM

Congratulations on this charming finalist!
~♥~Lisa #8073698

David A. Simons 10/26/2009 9:14:50 AM

Congratulations Dominick #8074560

Stefania Barbier level-addict 10/26/2009 12:13:31 PM

congrats again Dominick, fabulous winner!!! #8075082

Daniel Ruf level-addict 10/26/2009 12:29:40 PM

Super shot, Dominick. Wonderful color. #8075201

Renata Gusciora level-addict 10/26/2009 12:33:47 PM

HUge congratulations on this awesome winner,Dominick!!!:-) #8075242

Laurence Saliba level-addict 10/26/2009 12:36:00 PM

Congratulations again Dominick!!!! #8075261

Amy M. Wilson level-addict 10/26/2009 12:57:32 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful Winner, Dominick!!! #8075396

Susan Fox level-addict 10/26/2009 1:08:54 PM

Congrats on your win! #8075463

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 10/26/2009 1:08:58 PM

A very cool image! Congratulations on your Winner, Dominick!!! #8075464

Tiia Vissak 10/26/2009 1:28:52 PM

Congratulations again! #8075622

Mike Clime 10/26/2009 1:41:44 PM

Congratulations on you winner! #8075709

Nancyj E. Hovey level-addict 10/26/2009 1:42:29 PM

on your 2nd Place Winner! 8o) #8075717

Jeana Clark level-addict 10/26/2009 1:54:12 PM

This is too cool!!!
Interesting place that
deserves the win it has received!!!
Congratulations Dominick!!!!

~J~ #8075784

Romeo M. Angeles 10/26/2009 2:03:48 PM

Wow! Congrats again, Dominick!!!
Pinoy Rocks!!! #8075824

Karen Rosenblum level-addict 10/26/2009 2:21:45 PM

Smart judges, our friends at BP! Congratulations again!!! :) #8075872

Ruth Grimm level-addict 10/26/2009 2:44:47 PM

Congrats again, Dominick! #8075949

anonymous 10/26/2009 3:09:17 PM

Congratulations once again Dominick! #8076094

Rolando Rosito 10/26/2009 3:19:06 PM

Congratulations Dominick!! #8076133

Sarah Springer 10/26/2009 3:28:09 PM

Ditto on this wonderful image as well!!! #8076151

Claudia Kuhn level-addict 10/26/2009 4:33:26 PM

Wonderful colors and view, congratulations again! #8076300

Lorna Shutter 10/26/2009 4:37:38 PM

All right!!! Huge CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win for this awesome image, Dominick!!!!! :) Photobucket #8076308

Eivor Kuchta 10/26/2009 5:19:15 PM

Congratulations on your winner, Dominick! #8076437

Glenn E. Traver level-addict 10/26/2009 5:43:09 PM

Congratulations Dominick, Well done on this winning photo ~ GT #8076538

Gina Cormier level-addict 10/26/2009 5:45:36 PM

Congrats!!!!!!!!!!! WTG!!!! #8076551

Leslie McLain level-addict 10/26/2009 6:26:00 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Dominick. #8076708

Mary K. Robison 10/26/2009 7:20:45 PM

Congratulations on another beautiful win, Dominick!

Maria Coulson 10/26/2009 7:44:57 PM

Dominick, you do get around! Congratulations. #8076898

Evy Johansen level-addict 10/26/2009 7:47:03 PM

Big congratulations on another wonderful win, Dominick!! #8076916

Cesar J. La Rosa 10/26/2009 9:25:25 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this BEAUTIFUL Winner, Dominick!!!
Cesar #8077181

Tammy Espino 10/26/2009 9:46:51 PM

Better late than never, congrats!!! :) #8077203

Margaret R. Barry 10/26/2009 10:31:03 PM

Congratulations on another fantastic winner, Dominick! #8077243

Arlene Krassner 10/27/2009 2:38:30 AM

Wonderfully colorful Dominick. Congratulations on this win. #8077564

Laurie Daily level-addict 10/27/2009 3:51:42 AM

Love this! Congratulations on another fantastic winner, Dominick!!! #8077811

Katarina Mansson 10/27/2009 4:41:46 AM

You won (again :)!!! Congratulations on another outstanding winner Dominick! #8078112

Tess L. Yee 10/27/2009 5:07:25 AM

Congrats on this stunning winner, Dominick! #8078267

frank w. degenhardt level-addict 10/27/2009 5:22:22 AM

Beautiful, colorful, love it. Congratulations on the Finalist and taking it to the Winners Circle my friend. #8078358

Smita Pawar 10/27/2009 6:53:22 AM

Congratulations on the well deserved win. #8078617

Cathy Barrows 10/27/2009 7:31:59 AM

Congrats on your 2nd place win #8078743

Shawn Jennings level-addict 10/27/2009 8:22:14 AM

Congrats on another win, Dominick! #8079021

Jennifer L. Alder 10/27/2009 9:40:02 AM

Big congrats on another fabulous winner, Dominick! #8079334

ALLEN O. HOWARD 10/27/2009 10:04:34 AM

Another winner! Congratulations x2!!! #8079407

Tarun Bose 10/27/2009 10:52:35 AM

Big congrats for your winner, Dominick. #8079529

Linda D. Lester level-addict 10/27/2009 2:42:58 PM

Beautiful....Congratulations! #8079900

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 10/27/2009 4:09:15 PM

I knew all along that this was a winner! Congratulations, Dominick! #8080126

Gail Vitikacs level-addict 10/27/2009 4:38:08 PM

Marvelous win Dominick! #8080232

Sabrina Ryan 10/27/2009 7:19:33 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd wonderful winning photo, Dominick! #8080578

Sharon Sawyer 10/27/2009 7:58:00 PM

Dominick, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved win!!! #8080663

Raymond Pauly level-addict 10/27/2009 9:20:29 PM

Congratulations on your winners, Dominick! #8080811

Stephen Zacker 10/28/2009 3:46:17 AM

Congratulations Dominick #8081376

Mary Beth Aiello level-addict 10/28/2009 5:36:03 AM

I missed this earlier. This is so cool, Dominick. Huge congrats on this outstanding winner. #8081780

Courtenay Vanderbilt 10/28/2009 3:55:29 PM

Another big Congrats, Dominick!!! #8083353

Boyd L. Alexander 10/29/2009 6:42:06 AM

Huge congratulations Dominick, on your outstanding winners!!! #8085214

Dianna Murphy 10/29/2009 2:12:44 PM

Big C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your wonderful FINALIST!!! 8o)
Happy Halloween! Dianna

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 10/29/2009 11:24:46 PM

WTG, Dominick. CONGRATS. on another well deserved WIN!!

UB. #8087364

David M. Montero 10/30/2009 10:38:31 AM

Well blow me down. Congratulations Dominick. I'm happy to see it. #8088787

Dr Silly 10/30/2009 10:48:48 AM


JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/2/2009 4:50:52 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved win Dominick!!

jo ann c. #8098063

Kristi A. Howson 11/6/2009 9:32:09 AM

Congratulations Dominick. This is fantastic! #8109354

Anne McKinnell 11/8/2009 9:54:12 AM

What a fun shot with awesome colours! Congratulations on your win Dominick. #8113910

Hal Bambrick 12/1/2009 1:37:13 PM

Huge Congrats to You on your WINNER!!!!!. #8182925

Donna McMillan 1/19/2010 6:17:59 PM

Another gorgeous image! I wish I had the time to comment on all of your photos. You do such an awesome job at capturing the moments...making me want to experience what you captured. :) #8313485

Toni A. Martin 4/2/2010 7:30:06 AM

Great photo, Dominick! You are so talented. Congrats and keep them coming. #8504967

lynn carter 5/11/2010 1:32:22 PM

nice shot Dominick,

we have been there, it's a fun place to visit #8604459

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This is the reshoot.

Just came back from exploring Bogota, very tired, going to bed now.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: NIKON D200

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