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Orkney: The Churchill Barriers Part 2

The sky looked beautiful as we crossed Churchill Barrier 2, off Lamb Holm and onto Glims Holm (aka Glimps Holm).  The rising and setting of the sun this far north was noticeably different from southern England.  The days were shorter and … Continue reading

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Orkney: The Churchill Barriers Part 1

 Scapa Flow is a body of water forming a natural harbour.  It is nestled in amongst several of the Orkney Islands.  During World War II it was the chief British naval base, due primarily to its being so far north and away from the reach … Continue reading

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