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A Tale Of Two Lighthouses.

What to do on a blustery day in November? Why ,Visit a Lighthouse of course. :) Whilst holidaying in Dumfries and Galloway recently, there were certainly plenty of blustery days. 464 more words

Places To Visit

Video from the Gulf Stream crossing 

These are just a couple of videos I shot as I was crossing, the mechanical sound you here in the background is my autopilot rescuing me from the “tyranny of the tiller”, best crew mate ever!

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Bahamas Sailing 2016

Bergen Rain

In 1999 I lived in the city of Bergen, Norway. A beautiful place, but Europe’s wettest city due to the warmth of the gulf stream hitting the cold air of the mountains that lie beyond. 347 more words

Heather Gartside

#WxGeekSpeak: The Gulf Stream

Every week, the blog introduces you to a technical term from the American Meteorology Society’s “Glossary of Meteorology”. Welcome to #WxGeekSpeak!

This ocean feature is a major player in hurricanes maintaining strength near the southeast US coast. 224 more words

#WxGeekSpeak

The Eye of Autumn

Up until now its been a hot, humid September, thanks to a shift in the gulf stream, but change has blown in today with the arrival of the full moon. 98 more words

Photography

Weekly Photo Challenge : Edge

My photo was taken yesterday, in lovely Glengarriff in West Cork, looking across at Garnish Island  (in the centre of the picture) which is a small island full of exotic plants and shrubs, warmed by the Gulf Stream which helps to create a micro climate for all these unusual plants. 108 more words

Travel

Tromsø – the Winterfell of Europe

Tromsø is 36th  northernmost city in the world. The municipality’s  population is 72 066, which makes Tromsø 7th largest city in Norway . It is the 3rd largest city in the world above the Arctic Circle, after… 145 more words