A couple of weeks ago as I checked in at the Plaza Mayor (Main Square) with Foursquare, I mentioned that everyone was missing the relaxing murmur of the Mermaids fountain. At the time I made the commentary in Foursquare and Facebook I didn’t know that the water pump was broken. Luckily, Elizabeth Bell from Antigua Tours read the Foursquare comment in Facebook and shared that the reason was that the water pump was broken. A few days after that, I happened to walk by the Mermaids fountain when they were repairing the pump. I quickly pulled my omnipresent camera to take a few shots and document what I saw. These are some of the photos I took.
One thing I really love about photography is the fact that only through the camera I get a chance to REALLY observe my surroundings and the day-to-day stuff that otherwise would go unnoticed. I have must’ve published at least a dozen photos about the Mermaids fountain and this was the first time I noticed where the pump was and the electrical wiring that controls it. 🙁
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