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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

Our main purpose for visiting the cathedral was to take the lift to the observation tower at the top of the seventy-three metre tall tower.  It cost 700 krona (about £3) and it was worth every one because from the top there were glorious uninterrupted views in all directions, to the sea in the west, the glaciers in the north, the islands in the south and the ragged coastline to the east and we stayed at the top for several minutes enjoying the views.

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History

Entrance Tickets - Riga Church Tower

Next stop was a trip to the top of a church tower to see the city from an elevated perspective and from here we could better appreciate the patchwork quilt of coloured roofs and pastel facades looking even more attractive under the snowy mantle that decorated them.  94 more words

History

I think..I can...I think...I can.....

This little turtle looks like he tried very hard to make it up to the river bed.  Reminding me of the story of “The Little Engine that could”

Being Successful

Saving our Pearl Mussels: assisting encystment

Sam Jones – River Esk Project Student

The big day finally arrived. As mentioned previously (at least twice) we have been prepping for our bankside encystment project to assist the endangered… 225 more words

North York Moors

Thanks to our Volunteers

National Park Volunteers have been involved in the management of important grasslands in the North York Moors for many years. Without grazing by stock, necessary management often includes strimming and raking the sites after the flowers have seeded and died back as well as autumn/winter scrub control. 114 more words

North York Moors