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“Hidden in the glorious wildness
like unmined gold.”

John Muir

Is it time for another John Muir, or an Edward Abbey and a president with an open ear for the environment and its conservation?

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Local Legends!

Alright then folkels. An odd one this one but bear with me, I find it pretty interesting.

I’m gonna tell you all a story that I’ve been told since I was little, and one which plenty of other people in this particular part of North Yorkshire know. 473 more words


The Abbey of Le Releq

The Abbey of Le Relecq was founded by Cistercian monks c.1132 in a small valley below the Monts d’Arrée. It was built on the foundations of the… 136 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Relax

When I stumble across a scene like this, I get pretty excited:

This is one of the scenes that await visitors of Fountains Abbey in York.   203 more words


Off-the-beaten track favourite - Abbaye de Trois Fontaines in France

It is often believed that travelling in foreign and seemingly exotic lands is the only proper way to travel. Climbing the Machu Picchu or watching the sun rise over Angkor Wat are exactly what every traveler is looking for, some sort of Holy Grail that must be achieved once in a lifetime. 891 more words


Take a Hike

Dear Friends,

Just checking in, as the world may be imbalanced and our center may be on the move. Our center is a datum that may vary according to strata. 1,066 more words

The Highland Club

Simply had to let you see this job I completed last week – and I thought it was simple 2 bedroom flat – perhaps not – what a setting in Fort Augustas