Dogana d’Acqua morning walk

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This November day my early morning walk took me to the Dogana d’Acqua, the old water customs area.

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Fellow blogger Martin asked for news from this interesting part of Livorno, and I guess this is it. A new building along the canal. It looks like a multistory car park but seems to be apartments.

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Next to it the Baracks of Lamarmora which has been partially renovated, but it seems to take forever to get it finished.

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Not that I mind terribly, as I am partial to a bit of decay.

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At least the old footbridge is in mint condition with a fresh coat of paint.

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On the other side of the bridge, the new structure with a printed glass cover to resemble the old customs building.

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And the sunrise reflecting in the glass.

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Nothing has changed yet on the back side. But I quite like it as it is…

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