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83a – Portland Bill Part II

At the tip of the promontory of Portland Bill is a famous lump of rock called Pulpit Rock.  It is not a natural feature, but was left in the 1870’s after a natural arch was cut away by quarrymen working … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Norway – Preikestolen (Under)

On the Monday we climbed Preikestolen and then carried on up:  we went “Over”.  On the Tuesday we decided to take a cruise up the Lysefjorden, beneath Preikestolen and so go “Under”.  I was happy to go, but in some … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Norway – Preikestolen (Over)

Preikestolen, or Pulpit Rock, is a table-top-flat rock buttress with a sheer and vertical drop of 604m (1,982 feet) down to the Lysefjord below.  The walk up there is popular, to say the least, but you must be fit and mobile – … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Norway – The Stavanger to Tau Ferry

One of the principal tourist destinations in southern Norway is Preikestolen, the Pulpit Rock.  Described by Lonely Planet as “One of the world’s most breathtaking viewing platforms”, it is located just over 15 miles due east of Stavanger, on the … Continue reading

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