Mise Tales Thirty-One

 

For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One.

960Waves crash against a lighthouse during a storm named Christian that battered France at Boulogne sur Mer
Source: Reuters – Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:34 PM
Author: Reuters

 

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The Faroe Islands Are Our Travel Tuesday

A serene haven of tranquil waters, green grass and colorful houses, the Faroe Islands are located halfway between Norway and Iceland. 

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 Well, I had to show you this. Great photos of MANY lighthouses from Pinterest! Click on the photo for the full page spread on Pinterest.

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Lighthouse at nightAwhile back I posted a couple of articles entitled Night Photos and the Lighthouse and Lighthouse Under the Stars. Another photographer has been brought to my attention – Michael Blanchette who took the photo at the left. He also has many more photos of lighthouse and nature scenes all taken under the starts – beautiful!

 

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A beautiful video showing what they call “The Wettest Side of British Columbia (BC)” but which I would say shows the way we travel around BC – by foot, boat, helicopter, float plane! The film also shows at the beginning Carmanah Point lighthouse on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Point Atkinson lighthouse off Vancouver Harbour, and Brockton Point lighthouse in the inner harbour. Good film!

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UK14THBU_01_whiteCelebrating a historical institution with this attractive coin
Trinity House – serving the mariner for 500 years

The 500th Anniversary of Trinity House 2014 UK £2 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin. For 500 years Trinity House has tirelessly served the mariner, dedicated to the safety of seafarers. To honour the 500th anniversary of this respected organisation, The Royal Mint has struck a stunning £2 coin. Coin collectors, sailors and those with a passion for maritime history will delight in the informative and attractive booklet that accompanies this sparkling Brilliant Uncirculated £2 coin, compiled with the assistance of the experts from Trinity House and the Royal Mint Museum

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