Monthly Archives: April 2015

Prague Towers – Petřín Observation Tower

The Petřín Observation Tower has the reputation of offering the best views over Prague.  Its reputation is deserved, and on top of that there are several other things to see on the westward walk from Prague’s Old Town to Petřín … Continue reading

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Prague Towers – Old Town Bridge Tower

We were beginning to understand that there were a lot of towers in Prague. Having been up the Old Town Hall Tower, we were on our way to the Petřín Observation Tower.  However, as we passed underneath a fortification guarding … Continue reading

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Prague Towers – Old Town Hall Tower

The Žižkov Tower is the only tower in Prague that is a member of the World Federation of Great Towers, but there are plenty more towers to explore in Prague if you are that way inclined. One of Prague’s top … Continue reading

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Prague Towers – The Žižkov Tower

Although walking the coast of Britain is our main aim, we also have a little side mission.  This is to visit as many of the towers that make up the World Federation of Great Towers as possible.  It’s not so … Continue reading

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Yuk in York

In early November 2014 I had to go to York on business.  It is a beautiful city and so I decided to take the rest of the family.  After my meeting, in the late afternoon and as the light started … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path Goes Hardback!

When I started this blog I never thought my photos would be of particular interest to others, so I am always delighted to be contacted by those who want to use them. In early 2014 I received an email from … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Scotland – Leaving Islay

As we flew back to Glasgow our aircraft punched through a blanket of low-lying cloud-cover.  We left an underbelly of grey dreariness and rose into a stunningly bright sky of crisp, clear colour.  The cloud was low this morning, and … Continue reading

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