Mise Tales Forty-Three

For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. As mentioned earlier on the front page of my website, any photos or cartoons, or short bits of information, when it is removed from the front page, will also be included again later in the next Misc Tales. That way you can keep track of it, search for it, or copy it.

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 CruiseFrom the Toronto Sun online for May 17, 2014 comes the article  See Canada from the sea on a boutique cruise

See Canada from the sea just as the explorers did and discover some of the country’s vast but relatively untouched wilderness.

Maple Leaf Adventures, a boutique expedition cruise company, explores Haida Gwaii (Islands of the People), formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands. . . . more

For more information: mapleleafadventures.com and Holland America Line: hollandamerica.com.

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THquincentenary_1The history of Trinity House, UK On This Day in Trinity House History – 20 May 1514– The Big One! . . .

. . . and a Lighthouse Photography Competition also from Trinity House. Please check it out and vote. Excellent photos!

 

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Published on Facebook by the Lighthouses of Balearic Islands this video shows the lighting of various lighthouse lamps at Portopia lighthouse. It also includes the winding of the weights to turn the lens. Very interesting. Available on Youtube.

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Fisgard

 For those of you on Facebook (and who isn’t!) someone has set up a beautiful collection of photos of Fisgard lighthouse which is located near Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Please take a look at Fisgard Lighthouse on Facebook.
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Does anybody want a job?
 
Lighthouse_Job
 
The year-long hunt for a new operator to run commercial tours at Table Cape Lighthouse continues after the last proponent walked away. . . . more

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