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Mise Tales Twenty-One

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. Lighthouses in a Bottle I have heard of ships in a bottle but never lighthouses in a bottle until I came across the photo at the left. It has been sitting on my computer for ages and I forgot where it came […]

Reprint – So I Wanted to Own a Lighthouse: Diary of a Light Keeper

What are Canadians going to do with all their discontinued lighthouses? Always uppermost in the mind is making a Bed & Breakfast (B&B) out of one, as this will attract tourists, provide finances for upkeep, and let people see what it was like to live and work in a lighthouse. Well, Craig Morrison in the […]

Reprint – The World’s Most Incredible Lighthouses

  The World’s Most Incredible Lighthouses See the amazing towers from Cape Hatteras to Thailand from Weather.AOL.com by VALERIE CONNERS JAN 15, 2013 kaddisudhi via Flickr 1 of 21   It’s hard to resist the allure of lighthouses. They stand sentry on rock-strewn, wave-battered coasts, often for for centuries, guiding mariners toward safer shores. And their very presence is a […]

Mise Tales Nineteen

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. Braddock Point [Lighthouse] Bed & Breakfast The Perfect holiday gift – – –  gift certificates are available! Welcome to the historical Braddock Point Lighthouse, established by the United States Lighthouse Establishment (USLHE) in 1896. This majestic jewel has been restored to its original […]

Mise Tales Eighteen

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. Build a Redstone Lighthouse in Minecraft This article may be a bit outside the scope of this website, but then maybe not. Everybody loves a lighthouse, whether it is on the sea, in your garden or in your computer as is this […]

Visiting the BC Coast Lighthouses

Do you want to visit some of British Columbia lighthouses? A lot of them are isolated, but there are a few that tourists can easily see. Some of these are manned; some are automated. One of the best websites for finding the location of the  lighthouses is Ron Ammundsen’s Lighthouses of British Columbia website. On […]

Reprint – Finders Keepers

Finders keepersPublished: 31/07/2012 with permission from the Aberdeen Press and Journal Earlier this month, we revealed that the Northern Lighthouse Board was selling off three lighthouses near Stonehaven, Lossiemouth and Thurso, with price tags ranging from £75,000 to £270,000 – along with a foghorn at Girdleness, in Aberdeen.All the buildings, once a beacon for sailors […]

For Sale – James Island, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada

  January 19, 2013 – As of today’s date the property has not sold! OK, it’s NOT a lighthouse, but it is a light, and it is on your own private island. Well, it could be yours if you have $75, 000, 000 to spare! We can always dream! If you wanted you could build […]

Lighthouse For Sale – Rhode Island, USA

  April 05, 2014 – As of today this property has not been sold. See the table below of Pricing History from Zillow. It seems it is overpriced, by a lot! 1 Poplar Avenue, North Kingstown, RI  02852 4 Bedroom4.1 Bath(s)      4 Full Bath(s)    1 Half Bath(s) $6,450,000MLS#: 1002327  America’s oldest wooden lighthouse! Built in 1831 and set on breathtaking […]

Reprint – Capturing The Beauty of Capitancillo Islet In Pictures

  The story and photos below are from the blog of a friend of mine in the Philippines, Cebu Experience, by Rusty Ferguson. I met Rusty in Bogo, Philippines on my six week trip there as a tourist in 2010. From the balcony of my room in the Nailon Beach Resort (marked with the red A […]