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Costa Concordia


Al94

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For anyone who might have an interest in the ongoimg project to remove the wreck, a website is now live which details the progress.

http://www.theparbucklingproject.com/

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carver

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WTM please try to controll your enthusiasm, also try not to mention any thing about your response to this thread, the doctor may not understand.

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WhiteTruckMan

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A man's gotta have a hobby!

WTM

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pavvi

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TopCat®

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Nothing like getting a good grounding is there pavvi? :) All the best to you and yours. TC.

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Al94

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pavvi

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It was a nice place to stay and a great view from the 'deck'. It's also on the Eastern coast so great for sunrises - they have built white painted hands to catch the first light....

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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It not the Ark - Royal - hotel is it pavvi?

:0)

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pavvi

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lol

Here is a photo of the view east and the hands 'catching' the first light:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/pottsysphotos/8343679068/in/photostream

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Al94

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Some recent video here http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504803_162-57559461-10391709/a-world-askew-on-board-the-costa-concordia/

Date for raising the ship now put back to June 2013

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WhiteTruckMan

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That first picture that pavvi posted the link to really made me pause to think. I confess to spending more than a few seconds wondering if it had been photoshopped before accepting the truth of it.

Also, in one of those obscure mental connections it made me think of an old Alec Guinness movie about a hotel on a pier that was registered as a ship but didn't actually go anywhere.

WTM

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