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EnglandPictures from England
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Basingstoke Canal


The Basingstoke Canal can be found in Southern England between the village of Greywell in Hampshire and Woodham in Surrey. It was built between 1788 and 1794 and is 32 miles long with 29 locks. After many years of restoration it's now fully navigable, and connects to the River Wey Navigation, which in turn joins the River Thames. Approximately half of the canal is owned by Hampshire County Council and the other half by Surrey County Council.

27 files, last one added on May 12, 2009
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Bordon - Byway


Bordon is a town in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. It lies 5.4 miles (8.7 km) southeast of Alton and forms a part of the civil parish of Whitehill, the adjoining village.

The pictures are taken on a Greenlane near Bordon.

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Bracklesham Bay


Bracklesham Bay has long been one of the most productive and easily accessible locations on the south coast to observe and collect fossils. Throughout the year the sea erodes exposures of fossil bearing clay (mostly offshore), formed during the Eocene epoch around 46 million years ago.

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Carew Castle


Carew Castle is a castle in the civil parish of Carew in the Welsh county of Pembrokeshire. The famous Carew family take their name from the place, and still own the castle, although it is leased to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, which administers the site.

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Durdle Door


Durdle Door (sometimes spelled Durdle Dor) is a natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast near Lulworth in Dorset, England.

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Farnborough is a town in the Rushmoor district of Hampshire, England. It is perhaps best known as the home of the Farnborough Airshow which takes place once every two years. The town is home to Farnborough Aerodrome, Air Accidents Investigation Branch, and the international headquarters of BAE Systems and Cessna.

Wikipedia Article: Link

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Farnborough Airport


Farnborough Airport has a long history of involvement with aviation in the UK, beginning in 1908 with the creation of His Majesty's Balloon Factory. This subsequently became the Royal Aircraft Establishment, a connection which continues in the Farnborough Air Sciences Trust museum.

In 2003 a new business aviation airport was established, with all experimental aircraft moved to Boscombe Down. Commercial defence research continues to be carried out in the adjunct Cody Technology Park by research firm QinetiQ.

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Blackbushe Airport


Blackbushe is situated alongside the A30 road between Camberley and Hook. It used to straddle both sides of the A30, with road traffic having to wait whilst airliners were towed across this busy road. Today, only part of the airfield section that lay north of the A30 remains in active use. The traditional name for the flat piece of land on which it is sited is Hartford Bridge Flats. The nearest towns are Yateley and Fleet.

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Farnborough Air Sciences Trust


The Farnborough Air Sciences Trust (FAST) was established in 1994 to help preserve, and stimulate interest in, the aeronautical heritage of the former RAE Farnborough site.

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Pembrokeshire Coast National Park


Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is a national park along the Pembrokeshire coast in West Wales.

It was established as a National Park in 1952, and is the only one in the United Kingdom to have been designated primarily because of its spectacular coastline. It is one of three National Parks in Wales, the others being the Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia (Eryri).

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Portchester Castle


Portchester Castle is a medieval castle and former Roman fort at Portchester to the east of Fareham in the English county of Hampshire. It occupies a commanding position at the head of Portsmouth Harbour. The castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and a Grade I listed building. [...]

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Port Solent


Port Solent is an area of Portsmouth, Hampshire, comprising a marina and luxury housing estate. The development is located on the western side of Horsea Island, in the north of Portsmouth Harbour, and was built in the 1980s on reclaimed land formerly used as a landfill site. The marina is owned and managed by Premier Marinas.

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Queen Elizabeth Country Park Byway


Queen Elizabeth Country Park is a large country park situated on the South Downs in southern England. It is located on the A3 road three miles south of Petersfield, Hampshire.

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White Cliffs of Dover


The white cliffs of Dover are cliffs which form part of the British coastline facing the Strait of Dover and France. The cliffs are part of the North Downs formation. The cliff face, which reaches up to 106 meters high, owes its striking facade to its composition of chalk (pure white calcium carbonate) accentuated by streaks of black flint. The cliffs spread east and west from the town of Dover in the county of Kent, an ancient and still important English port.

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West Langdon


West Langdon is a village in the Dover district of Kent, England; and five miles north of Dover town.

The word Langdon goes back to Old English, meaning long hill. In the first reference in 861, there was one Langandune, but around 1200 AD there was a reference to Estlangedoun (East Langdon, about one mile to the south east) and Westlangedone.

The Church is dedicated to St Mary. The remains of West Langdon Abbey are nearby.

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Second Severn Crossing


The Second Severn Crossing is a bridge which carries the M4 motorway over the River Severn between England and Wales, inaugurated on 5 June 1996 by HRH The Prince of Wales to augment the traffic capacity of the original Severn Bridge built in 1966. The bridge marks the lower limit of the River Severn and the start of the Severn Estuary.

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Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 3.2 kilometres (2.0 mi) west of Amesbury and 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of Salisbury. One of the most famous prehistoric sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of earthworks surrounding a circular setting of large standing stones.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Wales is a country which is part of the United Kingdom, bordering England to its east, and the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea to its west. It is also an elective region of the European Union. Wales has a population estimated at three million and is a bilingual country, with both Welsh and English having equal status.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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West Bay


West Bay, formerly known as Bridport Harbour, is situated approximately two miles from the centre of Bridport on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, England.

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Wales - Gilestone Caravan Park

Gilestone Camping & Caravan Park is a family-run holiday park, where you are guaranteed a warm welcome and a quality holiday on their fully licensed and improved caravan park, located in the heart of the Usk Valley, with panoramic views around the site.

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GermanyPictures from Germany
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Jochen's Windmill


A friend of mine bought an old windmill from the 19th century and resaurated it.
He is now living in this windmill and has also his office in it.

It is the old windmill at the donk in Neukirchen-Vlynn in Germany. Neukirchen-Vluyn is a town in the district of Wesel, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approx. 5 km west of Moers, and 15 km north of Krefeld.

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Paderborn is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, capital of the Paderborn district. The name of the city derives from the river Pader, which originates in more than 200 springs near Paderborn Cathedral, where St. Liborius is buried.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Diemelsee is a community in Waldeck-Frankenberg in northwest Hesse, Germany, and is part of the Upland region.
Diemelsee lies in the River Diemel in the Diemelsee Nature Park just upstream from and southwest of the Diemelsee reservoir. The town of Korbach is found about 10 km to the southeast, and the town of Paderborn 39 km to the north.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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The more than thousand year old Harzgerode is documented first in 994 as "Hasacanroth". The probably older village had already in 994 market rights, right to collect taxes and the right of coinage. These town charters became renewed in 1338.

From 1635 to 1709 the city was the city residenz of the principality Anhalt-Bernburg-Harzgerode. Mining for silver took place in the "Grube Albertine".

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Diemelsee borders in the north on the town of Marsberg (Hochsauerlandkreis in North Rhine-Westphalia), in the northeast on the town of Bad Arolsen, in the east on the community of Twistetal, in the south on the town of Korbach, in the southwest on the community of Willingen (all in Waldeck-Frankenberg), and in the west on the town of Brilon (Hochsauerlandkreis).

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Der sauerländische Erholungsort Grevenstein ist eine Titularstadt in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Seit der kommunalen Neugliederung von 1975 gehört der Ort mit 987 Einwohnern zur Stadt Meschede im Hochsauerlandkreis. Zuvor gehörte sie dem Kreis Arnsberg an.

Link: Wikipedia Artikel

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Erkrath ist eine im Kreis Mettmann gelegene niederbergische Stadt in Nordrhein-Westfalen, unmittelbar östlich von Düsseldorf und gilt als Mittelzentrum. Von der Rheinebene aus betrachtet hat die Stadt bereits hügeligen Charakter. Durch Erkrath fließt die Düssel. Zur Stadt gehört auch die Fundstelle des Neandertalers und der größte Teil des eiszeitlichen Wildgeheges im weltberühmten Naturschutzgebiet Neandertal.

Link: Wikipedia Artikel

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Grube 7 / Haan-Gruiten


Die Grube 7 ist ein ehemaliger Kalksteinbruch im Haaner Ortsteil Gruiten am Rande des Waldgebiets Osterholz an der Stadtgrenze zu Wuppertal. Seit 1997 ist er als Naturschutzgebiet ausgewiesen.

Link: Wikipedia Artikel

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Das Neandertal, bis in das frühe 19. Jahrhundert überwiegend als das Gesteins bezeichnet, ist ein weitgehend unbebauter Talabschnitt der Düssel im niederbergischen Land auf dem Gebiet der Städte Erkrath und Mettmann, circa 10 km östlich von Düsseldorf gelegen. Es erlangte weltweite Berühmtheit durch den Fund fossiler Überreste eines Urzeitmenschen aus dem Pleistozän, der als Neandertaler Namensgeber dieser Spezies wurde.

Link: Wikipedia Artikel

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ItalyPictures from Italy
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Over the Alps


The Alps is the name for one of the great mountain range systems of Europe, stretching from Austria and Slovenia in the east, through Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany to France in the west. The word "Alps" was taken via French from Latin Alpes (meaning "the Alps"), which may be influenced by the Latin words albus (white) or altus (high) or more likely a Latin rendering of a Celtic or Ligurian original.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Rome is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city, with 2,705,317 residents, an urban area of 3,457,690 as well as a metropolitan area of 4,013,057 inhabitants spread over a 5.352 km² area. It is located in the central-western portion of the Italian peninsula, on the Tiber river.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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SpainPictures from Spain
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Antequera is a city and municipality in the province of Málaga, part of the Spanish autonomous community of Andalusia.
Link: Wikipdia Article

It is a nice little village in the south east of Spain, right in the heart of the Sierra Nevada (Link:Wikipedia Article).

I passed Antequera when I was on my way down from Sevillia to Granada.

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El Albayzín (Granada)


El Albayzín is a district of present day Granada, Spain that retains the narrow winding streets of its Medieval Moorish past. It was declared a world heritage site in 1984, along with the more famous Alhambra.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Alhambra (Granada)


The Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex of the Moorish rulers of Granada in southern Spain occupying a hilly terrace on the southeastern border of the city of Granada.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Cathedral of Granada


Granada Cathedral (Cathedral of the Incarnation) is a cathedral in Granada, in the Autonomous Region of Andalusia, Spain, designed at the peak of the Spanish Renaissance.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Granada City Center


The city of Granada is situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, at the confluence of three rivers, Beiro, Darro and Genil, at an elevation of 738 metres above sea level yet only one hour from the Mediterrean coast, the Costa Tropical.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Tarifa is the most south point of Europe. When the waether is clear you can see Africa. Looking south you have the mediterranian sea at your left and the Atlantic on your right. It is basically directly at the tip of the Straits of Gibraltar on the European Continent in Spain.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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IrelandAll pictures taken in Ireland
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Giant's Causeway


The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. It is located on the northeast coast of Northern Ireland, about two miles (3 km) north of the town of Bushmills. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986, and a National Nature Reserve in 1987 by the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland.

Link: Giant's Causeway

59 files, last one added on Nov 24, 2008
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Botanic Garden Dublin


The Irish National Botanic Gardens are located in Glasnevin, 5 km north-west of Dublin city centre, Ireland. The 27 acres (19.5 hectares), are situated between the River Tolka and the Prospect Cemetery. The gardens included part of the River Tolka floodplain.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Rock Of Cashel


The Rock of Cashel (Irish: Carraig Phadraig), also known as Cashel of the Kings and St. Patrick's Rock, is a historic site in Ireland's province of Munster, located at Cashel, County Tipperary. The Rock of Cashel served as the traditional seat of the Kings of Munster for several hundred years prior to the Norman invasion, though few remnants if any of the early structures survive.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Glendalough (Irish: Gleann Dá Loch, meaning Glen of Two Lakes) is a glacial valley located in County Wicklow, Ireland, renowned for its Early Medieval monastic settlement founded in the 6th century by St Kevin, a hermit priest, and destroyed in 1398 by English troops.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Wicklow Mountains


The Wicklow Mountains (Irish: Sléibhte Chill Mhantáin; including at the northern end the Dublin Mountains) are a range of mountains in the southeast of Ireland. They run in a north-south direction from south County Dublin across County Wicklow and into County Wexford. Lugnaquilla is the highest peak in the range at 925 m (3035 ft), Mullaghcleevaun at 847 m (2,780 ft) is the second highest, while the summit of Kippure is the highest point in County Dublin, at 757 m (2,484 ft).

Link: Wicklow Mountains

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Kilmore Quay Co. Wexford


Kilmore Quay (Irish: Cé na Cille Móire, meaning Quay of the big church) is a fishing village near Duncormick, in County Wexford, Ireland. It has a population of 417. It is a fishing village, but its leisure facilities such as sailing, and sea angling charters are also of significant economic importance.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Hill Of Tara


The Hill of Tara, known as Temair in gaeilge, was once the ancient seat of power in Ireland – 142 kings are said to have reigned there in prehistoric and historic times. In ancient Irish religion and mythology Temair was the sacred place of dwelling for the gods, and was the entrance to the otherworld. Saint Patrick is said to have come to Tara to confront the ancient religion of the pagans at its most powerful site.

Link: Hill of Tara

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Trim Castle


Trim Castle, Trim, County Meath, Ireland, on the shores of the Boyne has an area of 30,000 m². It is the remains of the largest Norman castle in Europe, and Ireland's largest castle. It was built primarily by Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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Somewhere in Ireland


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Priory of St. John the Baptist


A hospital was founded here in the 13th century by the Crutched friars, an order to established to nurse the crusaders and redeem Christian hostages. At the roadside is a watchtower which commanded one of the approaches to Trim.

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Newgrange is one of the passage tombs of the Brú na Bóinne complex in County Meath, one of the most famous prehistoric sites in the world and the most famous of all Irish prehistoric sites. Newgrange was built in such a way that at dawn on the shortest day of the year, the winter solstice, a narrow beam of sunlight for a very short time illuminates the floor of the chamber at the end of the long passageway.

Link: Wikipedia Article

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The historic ruins of Monasterboice (Irish: Mainistir Bhuithe) are of an early Christian settlement in County Louth in the Republic of Ireland, north of Drogheda. It was founded in the late 5th century by St. Buite who died around AD 521 and was an important centre of religion and learning until founding of nearby Mellifont Abbey in 1142.

Link: Monasterboice

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Clearlake Oaks - Rafting


Located just a couple of hours north of the greater Bay Area, Cache Canyon River Trips, the oldest whitewater rafting company on the river, is perfect for corporate retreats, family reunions, youth groups, clubs, birthday parties, or a weekend with friends or that someone special.

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Lake Del Valle


Lake Del Valle is located in Central Alameda County, about five miles south of the City of Livermore in the Arroya del Valle. Del Valle Dam and Lake Del Valle are features of the South Bay Aqueduct, which is part of the State Water Project.

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San Francisco - Airshow


A tradition since 1981, Fleet Week is the most anticipated Fall event in San Francisco.

With an estimated audience of 1 million, spectators are drawn every year to the city's northern waterfront to be awed by a parade of Navy ships, along with a spectacular aerial show that includes the Navy Blue Angels.

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San Francisco - Downtown


The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth most populous city in California and the 12th most populous city in the United States, with a 2010 estimated population of 856,095. The only consolidated city-county in California, it encompasses a land area of 46.7 square miles (121 km2) on the northern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, giving it a density of 17,323 people/mi² (6,688.4 people/km²).

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San Francisco - Pier 39


Pier 39 is a shopping center and popular tourist attraction built on a pier in San Francisco, California. At Pier 39, there are shops, restaurants, a video arcade, street performances, an interpretive center for the Marine Mammal Center, the Aquarium of the Bay, virtual 3D rides, and views of California sea lions hauled out on docks on Pier 39's marina. The marina is also home to the floating Forbes Island restaurant.

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Pikes Peak


Pikes Peak (originally Pike's Peak) is a mountain in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, 10 miles (16 km) west of Colorado Springs, Colorado, in El Paso County in the United States of America.

Originally called "El Capitan" by Spanish settlers, the mountain was renamed Pike's Peak after Zebulon Pike Jr., an explorer who led an expedition to the southern Colorado area in 1806. At 14,115 feet (4,302 m), it is one of Colorado's 54 fourteeners (mountains that rise more than 14,000 feet (4,267.2 m) above mean sea level). Pikes Peak rises over 8,000 feet above the city of Colorado Springs, and is a designated National Historic Landmark.

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Manitou Cliff Dwelling Museum


The Cliff Dwellings' museum is located within the facility and exhibits reproduced Anasazi-style Indian cliff dwellings. The Anasazi lived and roamed the Four Corners area of the United States Southwest from 1200 B.C. to A.D. 1300. The museum was established in 1904 and opened to the public in 1906.

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