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First female in history to solo paddle board across the English Channel

Lizzie Carr has become the first female in history to solo stand up paddle board across the English Channel.

Setting off from Dungeness in Kent, at 7.15am today (Thursday,18th May) Lizzie paddled solidly for over seven hours to complete her epic and exhausting crossing, reaching Boulogne, France at 2.15pm (BST). 322 more words

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Quirky Dorset - Part 16

– – – Exploring The Countryside and Lanes of Dorset – – –

OK, so I lied yesterday :) ! I’ve decided that I will continue this series a little longer, and today we visit a real icon of Dorset and something that is almost unique. 905 more words

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WHERE NO MAN HAS GONE BEFORE

May 6th in history:

Before 1994, if the average traveler wanted to cross the English Channel, that person would have to swim, take a boat or fly across. 99 more words

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How an unusual hashtag led to a personalized visit to an obscure area of the Netherlands

On the last Sunday in November, I found myself strolling around the peaceful fishing village of Urk, one of the most charming and isolated corners of the… 1,280 more words

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White Cliffs of Dover

So close to London and the perfect place to escape to the seaside for a good hike!

Dover – 2011

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TAKING A TRIP

April 16th in history:

On April 16th, 2004, the cruise ship Queen Mary 2 began its first trans-Atlantic crossing from England to New York.

The sinking of the Titanic in 1912… 63 more words

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