Sunday, 26 December 2010

Faskelly estate near Pitlochry,perth and kinross region,scotland,uk

This is where Peter of Faskally,ancestor(supposedly) of all chocolate labradors lived.(he was actually clack)
It/was owned by a christian trust recently, there are forest walks in the area as well as a stone circle(within the grounds of some cottages,permission to visit needed from owner)

Saturday, 18 December 2010

Clachnaben and kinneff old kirk,aberdeenshire,scotland,uk

Clachnaben,a almost 600metres high Hill is where it is said the devil's wife was buried by a rock hurled by the evil after a domestic row(wonder if they had any children?).
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Kinneff old kirk is where the Honours of scotland were hidden 1651-1660 when charles II was restored to the throne.
The honours of scotland were used at the coronation of scottish kings from the 15th century.

Saturday, 16 October 2010


This is the setting for part of david copperfield by charles dickens.
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Bury st edmunds,suffolk, england,uk

Bury st edmunds is the location of the nutshell pub,which at 5 metres by 1 and a half metres, is reckoned to be england's smallest pub.
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Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Rudyard kipling's cottage,battleboro,vermont,usa

In a cottage near battleboro,rudyard kipling wrote the draft/part of the jungle book.
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Lake baikal,russian federation,russia

Lake baikal is the oldest lake in the world at 25-30 million years old.
It is  about 400 miles long and  almost 2 kilometres deep.
80% of its 2200 animal and plant species are found nowhere else,including the world's only freshwater seal,the nerpa.
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Monday, 20 September 2010

inakadate,aomori prefecture,japan

Since 1993 villagers have planted rice in patterns that evoke things,nearby  mountains,mona lisa etc.
Villagers use computers to sketch the image(s) before planting and use genetically engineered rice to  create more colour.
called tanbo art
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