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In putting together what was to be my final Totnes post of this walk I realised I had too many photos left so I have added another group, Totnes Close Up. That…

Rise of the Republic Once the Northern Netherlands cease to acknowledge King Philip II as their sovereign, their attempts to find a new sovereign fail. In 1588…

It's Tulip Time. Actually last week was the festival. We got to have a festival this year-and all the tourists filled the town. The activities were scaled back,…

People already settled in the area of today's Nieder-Werbe in prehistoric times, as evidenced by two ramparts from the La Tène period (c. 500 BC). The oldest…

In 1340 work was started on the first wall of Veere. Every city had to protect itself from unwanted “guests”. Trade made the city rich and the wealth had to be…

Beamish Museum is an open air museum, a living museum, located at Beamish, near the town of Stanley, in County Durham, England. The museum's aim is to preserve…

The developers of the first petroleum lamps are honoured on the street. The display includes a statue of someone leaning out of the upstairs window.

A guide explains the layout of the city, the buildings and describes what life was like in the doomed city before April 26, 1986.

Today's post is based on an area that, despite being only an hour away, I did not know even existed until a few weeks ago. My visit was inside the Brecon…

This post is the first part of a short photo walk from the harbour up Fore Street to the church yard. The second part is dedicated to the alleyways off Eastern…

Back in October I made a post about Kingsbridge my nearest large town. In it and also in a separate smaller post I featured Western Backway, well this is…
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