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This beautiful invertebrate is abundant on rocky reefs, ledges and pier pilings all along the Oregon coast. They are usually found on open shores or in bays and can be easily spotted at low tide.

 

Strawberry anemones have a smooth column with knobby-tipped tentacles. The animal is all one color, but can vary among pink, red, purple, brown, orange and white, depending on the specimen.

 

As with most anemones, this animal cannot move quickly to pursue food. Instead, it relies on an unsuspecting fish or crustacean to come within range of its stingy tentacles.

The Strawberry Anemone reproduces using a method called “longitudinal division.” Put simply, the animal will produce clones of itself that may cover a square meter or more. As a result, you will usually find Strawberry Anemones in large clusters with all of the animals being descendants of one original anemone.

The Black Heron (Egretta ardesiaca) is the darkest of the egrets. Plumage is black overall, with bluish or slate-grey gloss. Wing feathers including secondaries, axillaries, scapulars and lesser coverts are long and broad. Primaries are broad.

Black Heron is known for its typical fishing method.

It walks slowly or quickly in shallow water, and then it spreads the wings and arches them forwards and often over its head, until the primary tips skim the water. At this moment, the bird resembles a small umbrella gliding over the water, remaining motionless during a couple of seconds while its feet scrape the bottom’s mud in order to flush the preys.

This method avoids the sun reflection on the water and allows the bird to see fishes and preys better.

Black Heron fishes along open shores or among the emerged vegetation, in shallow water, but also on floating vegetation in deeper waters.

 

This lovely Black Heron was photographed on a late evening boat ride in the shallow waters edge of Lake Baringo, Kenya.

And who can blame him with all those bear killers about with guns. This one was foraging in the open shore but ran into the woods when he heard us approaching. Looks like he is smiling too, having outsmarted us. The forest had almost full cover here but he stopped in the one open spot to check us out. There's not much for bears to feed on so early in the year and I think all the bears we saw were feeding on grass, sometimes on the shore but usually on avalanche tracks where trees had gone. This was taken near Cordova in Alaska's Prince William Sound. Bears have such small, deep-set eyes it is difficult to get eye shine but he has a glint in both eyes, and a smile, with no photoshopping! If you zoom in on his nose too you can see a rip which is likely to have been made during a fight with another male bear.

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This is a daytime shot of the disused lighthouse located in Liverpool Bay. Dad and meself

visited New Brighton earlier in November for some night photography. It was a real laugh today trying to get the handheld AEB shots on the open shore in the howling wind. I'll get round to buying a tripod someday =P.

 

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- Saud White Beach. Saud white beach is very popular not only in the

country but also to the other parts of the world. It is a favorite place

for movie producers, foreign and local correspondents, foreign travel

writers to shoot their films because of its breathtaking views and unique

atmosphere. It is even featured in the Internet that makes it very popular,

a world–class destination. The beach is along stretch sand framing the

heart shaped calm emerald water of the Saud Bay.

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- Bantay Abot Caves. Bantay Abot Caves means “a mountain with a hole.” A

hole was found at the middle of the mountain where the waves were free to

flash into its walls just like an open shore until it was wrecked by an

earthquake during the 80’s. It is also called “the underground sea” for on

top of the cave is a lustrous vegetative cover. Inside the cave is a church

that once you are inside, you do not only hear the echoing sound of the

waves, the chirping of the birds but you can also feel the cool breeze of

the air. It is a favorite hangout of swallows that swarm to their roost in

the late afternoon. It is a very unique creation partly surrounded by the

clear blue sea. Its shore has white sand mixed with fragments of shells and

rocks that can be made as a décor. Parts of the shore are forms of rocks

where you can sit and relax and enjoy a lucid view of the wide sea and

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- Timmangtang Rock. Timmangtang rock stands majestically a few meters

away from Bantay Abot caves. It is located along the shore and partly by

the sea. You cannot separate Bantay Abot Cave from the Timmantang Rock for

they are believed to be lovers, the former being the female and the later

is the male. They are collectively termed as “Lover’s Rock”. This rock is

like a bell-shaped, hence the name Timmantang. The rock is covered with

grass and bushes. On top of it, you could see the calm blue sea and the

enchanting view of Sitio Gaoa. Campfire is also very ideal at the foot of

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- Nacatnagan Cliff. The cliff is a virgin forest where different kinds

of trees grow and you could hear the peeping of the birds. Wild animals can

also be found within the place thus it is a perfect place for hunting. Rare

ferns and wild orchids grow abundantly at the foot and at the slopes of the

mountain. It is also a good site for mountain climbing because of its steep

and slippery trails. On top of it, you can glimpse the panoramic view of

the Pasaleng Bay, Maira-ira Point and the totality of the out of this world

scene of Sitio Gaoa, Babuyan Island can also be viewed on a clear day.

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- Malingay Cove (Blue Lagoon). It is a hidden bay found at Maira-ira

Point, which is a half-moon in shape edifice, by the Nacatnagan Cliff in

the east and the Dos Hermanos in the north. This place is where you can

escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Reaching the place is quite

tiresome for it is around 2.5 kilometers away from the highway with rigged

roads and it is found at the interior part of Sitio Malingay. On the way is

thick forest and you can also have glance of the sea. Malingay Cove is

famous for its crystal blue water and fine white sand.

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- Dos Hermanos Islands. Below the rocks are caves where varied and

colorful tropical fishes swim abundantly that can be seen during low tides.

Around Dos Hermanos Rocks submerged smaller rocks where famous delicious

seaweeds "gamet" are taken.

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- Kabigan Falls. It is an enchanting falls located at the eastern part

of Barangay Balaoi and it is around 1.8 kilometers away from the national

highway. This 80 feet waterfall is surrounded by thick forest and

well-known for its concaved basin.

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- Saguigui Falls. It is a small waterfall situated at Barangay Balaoi,

3.5 kilometers away from the national highway. This falls is not yet

popular for the reason that it is not easy to get there.

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- Winding Patapat Bridge. Patapat bridge is a winding bridge found at

the foot of the cliff of the North Cordillera Mountain Ranges. It connects

Barangay Balaoi and Pancian and it is around 1.2 kilometers long. This

bridge is often referred to as the “French Riviera of the North”. Along the

bridge, you can pass the Mabugabog Falls that serves as a source of power

for the mini hydroelectric plant. It is only during the rainy days when it

shows its splendor with its water dropping rhythmically to precipice on the

rocky shore of the sea below.

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- Bolo River. It is a river that divides the Municipality of Pagudpud

and Bangui. It is an added attraction to tourist especially those who are

into kayaking sports. The portion of the river in Barangay Dampig, Tarrag,

and Poblacion 1 have a big boulders and deep water ideal for kayaking where

shooting into the rapids is fun.

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*Tours:* Resorts usually offer tours or have their own recommended tour

guides, ask the staff.

  

A view of the long and winding Patapat bridge taken in an organized tour

 

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Identifier: archivesofaborig04scho

Title: Archives of aboriginal knowledge. Containing all the original paper laid before Congress respecting the history, antiquities, language, ethnology, pictography, rites, superstitions, and mythology, of the Indian tribes of the United States

Year: 1860 (1860s)

Authors: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864. dn United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. cn

Subjects: Indians of North America United States

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & co.

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with which the population advances in the new States, andthe indomitable energy and spirit with which it presses towards the shores of thePacific, that the indigenous tribes, who had received the Cis-Mississippi remnants,are already involved in the question which twenty-five years ago threatened thenew tribes, (Vide Plate 24.) And the inquiry now is, how shall these wildhunter tribes be protected ? They exist all along the eastern base of the Rocky Moun-tains. They inhabit the fertile regions of game and buffalo, at the sources of theMissouri and its upper tributaries. They spread from the Arkansas and Red rivers, intowestern Texas and New Mexico. They occupy the mountain gorges and passes ofCalifornia. They are pressed by the natural course of events from the open shores ofthe Pacific, eastward from the Columbia and Sacramento valleys. The onward impulseof increasing Oregon and of awaldug Washington, eschews them. Utah, too, is dis- of tte I WEST or / ; , Mh-,(j|jRl a/xd ARKANSAS by

 

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THE INDIAN COUNTRY. 181 turbing them in their valley altitudes on the Rocky Mountains. Nebraska, thoughyet without sovereignty or legality of organization, declines to receive them. The Ottoe,the Missouria, the Omahaw, the Pawnee, and Arickaree tribes — the Mandan, Minni-tarees, and Crow or Upsook nation, who were first brought to our notice by Lewis andClark in 1804, begin to cast furtive glances around them, apprehensive for theirterritory. The Assiniboins, who have long resorted to Fort Union, at the mouth ofthe Yellow-Stone, as their forest capital, must, in a few years, seek other haunts orresort to other means. The present is a period of very great geographical activity. Expeditions have beenorganized and despatched, under an act of Congress, to survey the most feasible routefor a rail-road from the Mississippi valley to the Pacific. One of these expeditionsunder Mr. Stevens, Governor of Washington, has just passed through the territories ofthe Dacotahs, the Assiniboins, and t

  

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Identifier: postofficegreeno189596uns

Title: Post Office Greenock Directory

Year: 1895 (1890s)

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t Ironmongers. Chalmers Alexander, 30 Nicolson st Cormie John, 4 Shaw st Ferguson William, T4 West Burn st and 2 Inverkip st jO, FOR EVERY * J^ ^ REQUISITE IN THE TRADE. Q MECHANICAL GOODS AS USED BY SHIPBUILDERS, ENGINEERS, PLUMBERS, GASFITTERS, &c, &c. VALVES, WASHERS, SHEET RUBBER, INSERTION, SUCTION, DELIVERY & GARDEN HOSE, in every Size, Le?igth, and Strength. SOLE AGENTS FOR The Original Patent Sphincter Grip Unkinkable Armoured Hose. The Patent Flexible IVBetaSlic Tubing, -for High Pressure Steam, Oils, Compressed Gas, Water, &c, will not Char, Kink, or Crush. DEPOT FOR Travelling Trunks. Ladies Waterproof Dress Baskets. Solid Hide Kit Bags. Ladies Bonnet Boxes. Overland Trunks.Solid Leather Port-manteaux.Gent.s Solid LeatherCoat Cases.Hunting Bags.Carriage Cases.Cabin Trunks. WATERPROOFS for Ladies and Gents., In all the Newest Styles, Patterns, and all Prices. SPORTING GOODS in Game & Cartridge Bags, Fishing Stockings, Tennis, Golf, Driving Aprons, &c.

 

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13 HZ^ZMIIICTOIN tTEEET. Registered Telegraphic Address-Rubber, Greenock. Telephone No. 152. 302 TRADES DIRECTORY. Findlay & Co., 29 West Burn st Fleming & Smith, 14 Cathcart st Henry A. & Co., 39 Cathcart st Leckie W. F., 8 East Blackhall st Lyle A. & R. & Co., 3 and 4 West breast Macalister & Fyfe, 4 East breast MCaughey Thomas, 31 Ingleston st MCuaig Magnus, 100 Roxburgh st MFarlane James & Co., 20 Cathcart st MGilvray John, 25 Rue-end st MKinley Peter C, 1 Grey pi Macpherson Alexander & Co., 2 Open shore Mathieson John, 42 Brymner st Morton & Kidd, 24 Hamilton st Park John, 28 Roxburgh st Robertson William, 27 West Blackhall st Ross John (wholesale), 3 Brymner st Shepherd William, 9 William st Stewart Daniel B., 14 West Blackhall st Wilson A. & J., 65 Rue-end st Wilson Michael, 8 Lynedoch st Lathsplitters. Gibson Walter & Co., 8 South stMBearty Duncan, 5 Bank st Leather Merchants. Edgar William, 3 William st Hill James M. & Co., 11 S

  

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Title: The American florist : a weekly journal for the trade

Identifier: americanfloristw3008amer

Year: 1885 (1880s)

Authors: American Florists Company

Subjects: Floriculture; Florists

Publisher: Chicago : American Florist Company

Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries

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1194 The American Florist. July 4, American Association of Nurserymen J. W. Hill, Des Moines, la., Presiflent; C. M. Hobbs, Bridgeport, Ind., Vice-President; George C. Seager. Eocbester, N. Y., Sec'y. Thirty-fourtb annual convention to be held at Eocbester, N. T., June, 1909. Visited Chicago: C. B. Kniekman, of McHutchison & Co., New Tork. A SILVER spotted or mottled variety of Catalpa syring^folia is reported from England. Rockland, Mass.—W. H. Wyman is opening up a good deal of land here for the growth of trees and shrubs. The recent hot sun has been very trying to newly planted trees and shrubs and, whenever possible, the hose should be kept going on the roots freely and the surface soil mulched or at least culti- vated. RuBUs Deliciosus has again been very showy and beautiful. It is worthy of more attention than it gets as a pret- ty white flowering shrub at its best be- fore the mock oranges, or even the snow- balls and lilacs. Rose Irish Elegance is prettily fig- ured in a recent number of the Journal of Horticulture. An accompanying note says it is a vigorous hybrid tea, with single flowers. In the bud state the color is bronzy orange scarlet, while the open flowers contain varied apricot hues. It flowers from June until late autumn. We were much interested at the Pe- terson Nursery, Chicago, in a beautiful specimen of a Swedish ash planted some years ago by the late Mr. Peterson. It appears perfectly happy, forms a fine spreading tree with a distinct bark and fine foliage. Stock of it, it appears, is not grown, but the tree is certainly wor- thy of extended culture. Brigham, Utah.—The Intermountain Nursery Co., with A. L. Patterson, president; F. T. Trosell, vice president, and E. M. Tyson, secretary and treas- urer, has filed articles of incorporation with the secretary of state. The com- pany is capitalized at $100,000, divided into ?1 shares, and will conduct a gen- eral nursery business in Boxelder county. Tree Surgeons are mostly tree butch- ers, and the owners of trees should be warned against them generally. We would prefer the advice of a reputable, practical nurseryman on all tree and shrub matters to that of the landscape architect, landscape engineer, tree sur- geon or plant doctor who chops down splendid tracts of sylvan beauty to en- able him to book an order for unsuitable and costly nursery stock, supplying same from his own nursery or that of a confed- erate. Taxation of Nursery Stock. At a recent meeting of the American Association of Nurserymen it was stated that the comptroller of Tennessee in a recent decision, held that nursery stock, like other growing crops, is not taxable and his decision was upheld by the su- preme court. In Georgia it is claimed that the same condition prevails. In Nebraska nursery stock, growing or otherwise, is taxed by state law. Hydrangea Paniculata Grandlflora. The illustration herewith shows a plant of Hydrangea paniculata grandl- flora in standard or tree form showing the way it is grown by the Jackson & Perkins Co., Newark, N. Y. American Ass'n of Park Superintendents. PRELIMINARY CONVENTION PROGRAMME. The American Association of Park Superintendents will hold its annual con- vention in Minneapolis, Minn., August 11-13, and the park board of the con- vention city has appointed a special com- mittee of five members and the superin- tendent to work out an interesting pro- gramme and provide for the welfare and entertainment of its visitors.

 

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Hydrangea Paniculata Grandlflora. The association has never met further west than Buffalo, and Minneapolis will spare no pains to justify its claim as the ideal convention city of the great north- west. As a park city Minneapolis stands second to none in the country, and while its system of parks and park- ways is far from completion and perfec- tion as compared with the systems of the older cities of the east, the possibil- ities offered by its present park posses- sions and through contemplated exten- sions will convince every visitor that Minneapolis will have one of the grand- est systems of parks, parkways and boule- vards in the country. The many fine lakes, the grand drives along the wood- ed banks of the Mississippi river and Minnehaha falls and creek, the many parkways through the residential parts of the city and the many smaller parks, must of necessity attract and gratify every visitor interested in park work and development. The following pre- liminary programme has been prepared and will, in the main, be carried out. The headquarters will be at the West hotel, Hennepin avenue and Fifth street. Rates, $1.50 up. FIRST DAT, TUBSDAT. Opening of session, 9:30 a. m., park commissioners' oiBce, city hall. Third avenue and Fifth street. Address of welcome by Mayor James C. Haynes and Hon. Jesse E. Northrup, president of the board of park commissioners. Re- sponse by J. F. Cowell, president of the American Association of Park Superin- tendents. Business meeting. Adjourn- ment at 12 noon. Automobile ride, 12:15 p. m., to Mini- kahda club. Lake Calhoun, by way of I'ark avenue, to Powderhorn lake park and Lake street. Luncheon at club- house, 12:45 p. m. Reading of essays and discussions at the clubhouse, 2 p. m. (An interesting programme for this ses- sion is being prepared, and the names of the essayists and the subjects of the es- says will be sent out with the final pro- gramme some time in July. The Mini- kahda clubhouse grounds offer a splendid view over Lake Calhoun, Lake of the Isles and the city, and it is an ideal meeting place for the discussion of park matters and landscape study.) Adjourn- ment, 5 p. m. Return to headquarters. Start from hotel, 7 p. m., by trolley car for Lake Harriet. Concert and sail on lake. second DAT, WEDNESDAT. A 35-mile automobile trip around the park system, starting from headquarters at 9 a. m. Farview park, Glenwood park, Loring park, Kenwood parkway. Lake of the Isles (inspect orange peel, dipper and hydraulic dredges at work)", Lake Calhoun, Lake Harriet, Lyndale, Farmstead (greenhouses and administra- tion plant), Minnehaha parkway, Fort Snelling and Minnehaha park. Lunch- eon at Minnehaha pavilion, 12:30 p. m. Photo taken at foot of Minnehaha falls. Stroll through glen and park, 1:30 p. m. Continue automobile ride at 2 :30 p. m., to River road west, Riverside park, Franklin avenue bridge, River road east, university, Van Cleve park, Columbia park, liOgan park, and arrive at head- quarters at 5:30 p. m. Banquet at S p. m. THIRD DAT, THURSDAT. A trip to Minnesota's finest lake— beautiful Lake Minnetonka—at 9 a. m., by special cars from front of West hotel headquarters. Arrive at Excelsior, 10 a. m. Special boat for two hours' sail around Lake Minnetonka. Luncheon at Big Island or Tonka hotel at 12:30 p. m. Rest awhile. Final business ses- sion, 3 p. m. Steamer to Excelsior, 4 p. m. Special cars for return trip, 4:30 p. m. Arrival at headquarters, 5:30 p. m. Lake Minnetonka, with its water area of 30 square miles, its 110 miles of wood- ed and open shores and background of rolling land, its numberless bays, nar- rows and islands, is the most picturesque of the thousands of named lakes in the state of Minnesota. It is one great park, attractive and fascinating from every point of "view. To visit Minneap- olis without seeing Lake Minnetonka cannot be permitted. The park board and different organ- izations of the convention city will act as hosts of the society, providing for the entire entertainment herein outlined. The morning trains from all directions arrive between S and 9, and the evening trains leave between 8 and 9, so that it will be possible for all members coming to the convention to attend the pro- gramme from beginning to end. The West hotel, selected as headquarters, is a first-class hotel with ample accommo- dations. It is centrally located, within

  

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New Morning Has Come

 

By Peter S. Quinn

 

New morning has come

Brighter than any before

True splendent is from

Waves of its open shore

Its heights I didn’t know

With a more time to give

In tides of eternal flow

Pleasures like this live

 

Like all weaving flame

That burns its fire on

You need a thought to tame

Before its cleanse is gone

Nothing will stand always

With every day’s awake

These are lots of interplays

Giving verve and take

 

Each time to time here

Will flow like rhythm

Build treasures everywhere

Within its humming hymn

Glow that will give bright

Must not be forced in

From the shadowy night

That insipid will then spin

 

Identifier: woodfolkatschool00long

Title: Wood folk at school

Year: 1903 (1900s)

Authors: Long, William J. (William Joseph), 1867-1952

Subjects: Animal behavior Animals

Publisher: Boston, London, Ginn & Company

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y for play or for stretching their broadwings in preparation for the long autumn flight. Watching them, one evening, I remembered sud-denly a curious scene that I had stumbled upon whena boy. I had seen a great blue heron sail croaking,croaking, into an arm of the big pond where I wascatching bullpouts, and crept down through densewoods to find out what he was croaking about.Instead of one, I found eight or ten of the great birdson an open shore, hopping ecstatically through somekind of a crazy dance. A twig snapped as I creptnearer, and they scattered in instant flight. It wasSeptember, and the instinct to flock and to migratewas at work among them. When they came togetherfor the first time some dim, old remembrance of gen-erations long gone by — the shreds of an ancientinstinct, whose meaningwe can only guess at —had set them to dancingwildly; though I doubtedat the time whether theyunderstood much whatthey were doing. Perhaps I was wrongin this. Watching theyoung birds at their

 

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Lofi ioo Wood Folk at School ungainly hopping, the impulse to dance seemed uncon-trollable; yet they were immensely dignified about itat times; and again they appeared to get some funout of it — as much, perhaps, as we do out of some ofour peculiar dances, of which a visiting Chinamanonce asked innocently: Why dont you let yourservants do it for you ? I have seen little green herons do the same thing inthe woods at mating time; and once, in the Zoologi-cal Gardens at Antwerp, I saw a magnificent hoppingperformance by some giant cranes from Africa. Ourown sand-hill and whooping cranes are notoriousdancers; and undoubtedly it is more or less instinctivewith all the tribes of the cranes and herons, from theleast to the greatest. But what the instinct means— unless, like our own dancing, it is a pure bit ofpleasure-making, as crows play games and loons swimraces — nobody can tell. Before the young were fully grown, and while yetthey were following the mother to learn the ways offrog

  

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Identifier: dictionaryofbibl01scha

Title: A dictionary of the Bible..

Year: 1887 (1880s)

Authors: Schaff, Philip, 1819-1893

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Publisher: [n. p.]

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mountain, inwhose caverned cliffs repose the ashes ofmany a learned rabbin, while over all ap-peared the graceful rounded top of Tabor.Farther to the right, on the white strand,I saw the huts of Magdala. with the coastof Gennesaret extending from it north-ward to Capernaum—Christs own city. GAL GAL At the present time the lake is almost ut-terly forsaken : only three or four fisher-boats can be found there; while at thetime of Christ it was covered with sail-ing-vessels, and the surrounding westernshore (the plain of Gennesarel) was, ac-cording to the glowing description of Jo-sephus, a paradise of beauty and fertility.F. R. and C. R. Cornier describe the famous sea as pear-shaped, and resem-bling in size the English lake Winder-mere. They add: It is surroundedwith precipices of limestone, except onthe north, where a shelving slope leadsto the shore from a plateau of basalt ex-tending from the foot of the highestrange of Upper Galilee. The sceneryof the lake is bare, and much tamer

 

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The Sea of Galilee from Tiberias. (After original Photograph.) than that of the Dead Sea. The beach isnarrow except on the north-west, wherethe cliffs recede, leaving a fertile plain(Gennesaret), 2£ miles long and I milebroad, watered by several fine springs.The pebbly open shore on the north isbroken into numerous bays, and isfringed with dark oleander bushes.On the south-eastern side is a palm-grove, and a few palms dot the westernshore. The ruddy cliffs on the west andthe steep slopes on the east are bare anddesolate, but the sweet waters of thelake, in calm weather mirroring thesurrounding hills and shining in thesun, present a beautiful scene, espe-cially at evening. The sea is remark-able for its shoals of fish, for the vio-21 lence of its sudden thunder-storms, andfor the hot springs along its shores. Theneighborhood of the lake is also pecu-liarly subject to volcanic disturbances.—Handbook of the Bible, p. 215 (1879).The Rev. Dr. S. Manning encountereda sudden and violent s

  

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shinystuff. A moment before I re-ferred to the attributeof Memory. A mostwonderful thing, thatstores in the cells of ourbrains the details of longforgotten incidents. Butmemory needs to be pro-voked in order to act. I,a few days ago burned a finger while wrestling with the kitchen range. Immediatelyrecalled the fearful accident to a friend who lost his right footby the overturning of a pot of melted iron on the foundry floor.Had not thought of the accident for thirty years but my triflingburn recalled the tragedy. So one night, while mending ahole in an otherwise perfectly serviceable coal scuttle memorydigged up a happening of passed printing experience, and Iplace it on paper as in support of my contention that theprinter of years ago had to be more resourceful than he nowneeds to be. The Home of Obliging Fish/^FF from the north western edge of the county of Peter-^^ borough lies the village of Bobcaygeon. The name is ahousehold word amongst the fraternity of those who go a-fishing

 

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The door stood wide open, for, mind you, there is no pay-as-you-enter sign on the door of the Bobcaygeon Independent. for fish and occasionally buy what they do not catch. Thevillage has had two industries, lumber and rod fishing. Thelatter survives as a sort of perpetual franchise. Men addictedto fishing, men from the big cities where they spe id the days inamong the tall buildings and long for the open shore of the lake,bring the implements of sport, inhabit the important hotelsand spend the days in joyous piscatorial pursuit and the nightsin statements that lack fact but redound in romance. Bob-caygeon owns a renown that passes far and near as a reliablefishing preserve, one that never disappoints and where fish biteand stay on the hook. If fish be not in the vicinity the inhabi-tants will go out prospecting and inveigle fish to come and locate. Such shows true citizen-ship and a recognitionof the financial fact thatthe professional angleris apt to be generous,and his habits are no

  

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Karelia. Winter Lake Ladoga.

This pine grows on the open shore of the island, on a sandy beach. Open to strong winds, which often blow from Ladoga, while the sand is weathered from under the roots. But the pine keeps, crouched, clung to the roots, hands and grows towards the winds and the sun! This power of the north!

I invite you to winter photo tours around Ladoga.

 

Friends! I congratulate everyone on the upcoming New Year! I wish to always see the beauty of the world and in this draw inspiration!

lets take a walk together near the open shore hand in hand you and i..

lets cherish every moment we have been given the time is passin by..

i hope and pray before i lay down by your side if u receive your..

callng before i awake could i make it through the night..

 

cherish the love we had, we should chersih the life we live..

cherish the love, cherish the life, cherish the love..

cherish the love we had, for as long as we both shall live..

cherish the love, cherish the life, cherish the love..

 

cherish the love we had, we should chersih the life we live..

cherish the love, cherish the life, cherish the love..

cherish the love we had, for as long as we both shall live..

cherish the love, cherish the life, cherish the love..

 

the world is always changing nothing stays the same..

but love will stand the test of time..

the next life that we live in remains to be seen will you be by my side..

i hope and pray before i lay down by your side and if u receive your..

callng before i awake could i make it through the night..

 

cherish the love we had, we should chersih the life we live..

cherish the love, cherish the life, cherish the love..

cherish the love we had, for as long as we both shall live.

cherish the love, cherish the life, cherish the love..

    

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Another ode to Love. I took this photo in Portugal.

I drew this heart in the wet sand during a bright sunny day.

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There is Only You

 

A poem by Peter S. Quinn

 

There is only you

In the ocean sand

Every heart line true

To give and understand

 

Like the tide's waves

Of motions to and fro

A love that one craves

In its emotion's flow

 

Inside of all this

Lies a future ahead

Like tomorrow bliss

Waves of shading bled

 

On to the open shore

No one knows what comes

Flickering flow amour

Of contrasting amalgams

 

There is only two

The line and inside

Like sea and sky blue

That is mystified

 

With earth and the air

Conquering man's core

Within everything here

That comes ashore

Doha shores so wide and clear waters

Common Ringed-Plover, Charadrius hiaticula, 17 - 19.5 cm. / 6.6 - 7.6 in. Open shores by seas or lakes, gravelly or sandy areas with short grass, also above tree-line on tundra. Photographed in June 2008.

 

Titchwell Reserve, England, United Kingdom.

 

©bryanjsmith.

 

EXPLORE # 343 - December 10, 2008

 

Bantay Abot Cave means “a mountain with a hole.” A hole was found at the middle of the mountain where the waves were free to flash into its walls just like an open shore until it was wrecked by an earthquake during the 80’s.

 

It is also called “the underground sea” for on top of the cave is a lustrous vegetative cover. Inside the cave is a church that once you are inside, you do not only hear the echoing sound of the waves, the chirping of the birds but you can also feel the cool breeze of the air.

 

Its shore has white sand mixed with fragments of shells and rocks that can be made as a décor. Parts of the shore are forms of rocks where you can sit and relax and enjoy a lucid view of the wide sea and verdant mountains.Bantay Abot Cave is located along the seacoast of Sitio Gaoa, Balaoi, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte.

 

Text from: www.pasyalan.net/ilocos_norte/pagudpud/

  

Literally the beastest ghoul to swim the open shores.

Foto genomen vanaf de uitkijkpost op het dak van het gemaal Kievitswaard.

 

Afstand camera - eerste kraan : 3km.

on open shores

and living beaches.

Open skies from the east coast of island Gotland. Late November. Empty island.

STATUE OF RUNNİNG ATHLETE

Harbour of Nemrut (Kyme), Bronze Statute !

Late Hellenistic Period 50-30 B.C.

 

In the Olympic games, during the ancient times of the Aegean region (modern day West coast of Turkey) and Greece where only the men could attend , the athlete's used to compete naked so as to display the performance of human body. The winners used to be honored with a crown made from an olive branch. It's also known that their statues were used to honour triumphs.

It's one of the recherche artifacts of this museum.

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Runner (Bronze)found at Harbour of Nemrut (Kyme)Late Hellenistic Period 50-30 BC. The statue found in the open shores of the ancient city of Kyme portrays a nude athlete. The object supposed to be held in his left hand could not have been found. It is known that the winners of the Olympic Games were honoured by their statues in the Ancient Greek and Aegean world. This sculpture should describe an athlete, winner of the javelin throwing games.

References : Museum Label and Wikipedia.

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Holland - Nieuwe Merwede

Bronze Running Athlethe Statue

Harbor of Nemrut (Kyme)

Late Hellenistic Period 50-30 B.C.

 

In the Olympic games, during the ancient times of the Aegean region (modern day West coast of Turkey) and Greece where only the men could attend , the athlete's used to compete naked so as to display the performance of human body. The winners used to be honored with a crown made from an olive branch. It's also known that their statues were used to honour triumphs.

It's one of the recherche artifacts of this museum.

 

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Runner (Bronze)found at Harbour of Nemrut (Kyme)Late Hellenistic Period 50-30 BC. The statue found in the open shores of the ancient city of Kyme portrays a nude athlete. The object supposed to be held in his left hand could not have been found. It is known that the winners of the Olympic Games were honoured by their statues in the Ancient Greek and Aegean world. This sculpture should describe an athlete, winner of the javelin throwing games.

References : Wikipedia and museum label.

 

Bantay Abot Cave means sea mountain with a hole.A hole was found at the middle of the mountain where the waves were free to flash into its walls just like an open shore until it was wrecked by an earthquake during the 80's. It is also called the underground sea for on top of the cave is a lustrous vegetative cover. Inside the cave is a church that once you are inside, you do not only hear the echoing sound of the waves, the chirping of the birds but you can also feel the cool breeze of the air. It is a favorite hangout of swallows that swarm to their roost in the late afternoon. It is a very unique creation partly surrounded by the clear blue sea. Its shore has white sand mixed with fragments of shells and rocks that can be made as a decor. Parts of the shore are forms of rocks where you can sit and relax and enjoy a lucid view of the wide sea and verdant mountains.

Bantay Abot Cave is located along the seacoast of Sitio Gaoa, Balaoi, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte.-- Author: karl

 

Whooper Swan, female incubating. Ain´t seen this before; a Forest Swan. Several years they nested on open shore, which is typical, but this spring they moved about three hundred meters to a smaller island and built their nest here among the trees. That´s not typical.

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Hirvensalmi 2014-05-16

Saint-Malo is probably is the most visited place in Brittany. The town traces its origins to a 6th century Monastic settlement founded by Saint Aaron and Saint Brendan. Saint Malo (or Maclou), who gave the name to the city, was one of their disciples. During the Middle Ages it was a fortified island at the mouth of the River Rance, but it is now joined to the mainland. The old walled city resembles a fortress and it is possible to walk around the old town on top of the impressive ramparts. The original ramparts were built in the 14th century, but following massive destruction in the second World War, have been carefully restored to retain the town’s character. Once inside the walls the town is revealed as a busy, lively town and packed with hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. In summer it is crowded with visitors. The Chateau of Saint-Malo, houses the town’s museum. Passing through the ramparts of Saint-Malo you reach the open shore, where the vast and clean beaches are popular with visitors. At low tide it is possible to walk out to the small island of Grand-Be. Amongst its many excellent restaurants Saint-Malo has one of the highest concentrations of seafood restaurants in Europe.

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Saint-Malo este probabil cel mai vizitat loc din Bretania. Oraşul s-a dezvoltat pe locul unei aşezǎri monastice din secolul al VI-lea, întemeiate de Sf.Aaaron şi Sf.Brendan. Sfântul Malo (sau Maclou), care a dat numele oraşului, a fost un discipol al celor doi. In Evul Mediu, Saint Malo era o insulǎ fortificatǎ la vǎrsarea râului Rance în Marea Mânecii, care astǎzi este legatǎ de ţǎrm. Oraşul vechi seamǎnǎ cu o fortǎreaţǎ înconjuratǎ de ziduri impresionante, pe care astǎzi se plimbǎ turiştii, vizitând oraşul de sus. Zidurile originale au fost construite în secolul al XIV-lea şi au fost în mare parte distruse în cel de-al doilea rǎzboi mondial, fiind refǎcute cu minuţiozitate pentru a reda oraşului aspectul istoric. In interiorul zidurilor, oraşul se dovedeşte a fi viu şi aglomerat, plin de hoteluri, restaurante, cafenele şi magazine. Vara, vizitatorii sunt foarte numeroşi. Castelul medieval adǎposteşte astǎzi muzeul oraşului. Strǎbǎtând zidurile, se ajunge la ţǎrmul mǎrii, la plajele imense şi curate, foarte apreciate de turişti. In timpul refluxului, se poate ajunge pe jos la insula Grand-Be, situatǎ în apropiere. Saint Malo este celebru şi din motive gastronomice, având cea mai mare concentraţie de restaurante cu fructe de mare din Europa.

 

Source: www.aboutfrenchproperty.com/saint-malo

 

Saint-Malo is probably is the most visited place in Brittany. The town traces its origins to a 6th century Monastic settlement founded by Saint Aaron and Saint Brendan. Saint Malo (or Maclou), who gave the name to the city, was one of their disciples. During the Middle Ages it was a fortified island at the mouth of the River Rance, but it is now joined to the mainland. The old walled city resembles a fortress and it is possible to walk around the old town on top of the impressive ramparts. The original ramparts were built in the 14th century, but following massive destruction in the second World War, have been carefully restored to retain the town’s character. Once inside the walls the town is revealed as a busy, lively town and packed with hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. In summer it is crowded with visitors. The Chateau of Saint-Malo, houses the town’s museum. Passing through the ramparts of Saint-Malo you reach the open shore, where the vast and clean beaches are popular with visitors. At low tide it is possible to walk out to the small island of Grand-Be. Amongst its many excellent restaurants Saint-Malo has one of the highest concentrations of seafood restaurants in Europe.

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Saint-Malo este probabil cel mai vizitat loc din Bretania. Oraşul s-a dezvoltat pe locul unei aşezǎri monastice din secolul al VI-lea, întemeiate de Sf.Aaaron şi Sf.Brendan. Sfântul Malo (sau Maclou), care a dat numele oraşului, a fost un discipol al celor doi. In Evul Mediu, Saint Malo era o insulǎ fortificatǎ la vǎrsarea râului Rance în Marea Mânecii, care astǎzi este legatǎ de ţǎrm. Oraşul vechi seamǎnǎ cu o fortǎreaţǎ înconjuratǎ de ziduri impresionante, pe care astǎzi se plimbǎ turiştii, vizitând oraşul de sus. Zidurile originale au fost construite în secolul al XIV-lea şi au fost în mare parte distruse în cel de-al doilea rǎzboi mondial, fiind refǎcute cu minuţiozitate pentru a reda oraşului aspectul istoric. In interiorul zidurilor, oraşul se dovedeşte a fi viu şi aglomerat, plin de hoteluri, restaurante, cafenele şi magazine. Vara, vizitatorii sunt foarte numeroşi. Castelul medieval adǎposteşte astǎzi muzeul oraşului. Strǎbǎtând zidurile, se ajunge la ţǎrmul mǎrii, la plajele imense şi curate, foarte apreciate de turişti. In timpul refluxului, se poate ajunge pe jos la insula Grand-Be, situatǎ în apropiere. Saint Malo este celebru şi din motive gastronomice, având cea mai mare concentraţie de restaurante cu fructe de mare din Europa.

 

Source: www.aboutfrenchproperty.com/saint-malo

 

Saint-Malo is probably is the most visited place in Brittany. The town traces its origins to a 6th century Monastic settlement founded by Saint Aaron and Saint Brendan. Saint Malo (or Maclou), who gave the name to the city, was one of their disciples. During the Middle Ages it was a fortified island at the mouth of the River Rance, but it is now joined to the mainland. The old walled city resembles a fortress and it is possible to walk around the old town on top of the impressive ramparts. The original ramparts were built in the 14th century, but following massive destruction in the second World War, have been carefully restored to retain the town’s character. Once inside the walls the town is revealed as a busy, lively town and packed with hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. In summer it is crowded with visitors. The Chateau of Saint-Malo, houses the town’s museum. Passing through the ramparts of Saint-Malo you reach the open shore, where the vast and clean beaches are popular with visitors. At low tide it is possible to walk out to the small island of Grand-Be. Amongst its many excellent restaurants Saint-Malo has one of the highest concentrations of seafood restaurants in Europe.

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Saint-Malo este probabil cel mai vizitat loc din Bretania. Oraşul s-a dezvoltat pe locul unei aşezǎri monastice din secolul al VI-lea, întemeiate de Sf.Aaaron şi Sf.Brendan. Sfântul Malo (sau Maclou), care a dat numele oraşului, a fost un discipol al celor doi. In Evul Mediu, Saint Malo era o insulǎ fortificatǎ la vǎrsarea râului Rance în Marea Mânecii, care astǎzi este legatǎ de ţǎrm. Oraşul vechi seamǎnǎ cu o fortǎreaţǎ înconjuratǎ de ziduri impresionante, pe care astǎzi se plimbǎ turiştii, vizitând oraşul de sus. Zidurile originale au fost construite în secolul al XIV-lea şi au fost în mare parte distruse în cel de-al doilea rǎzboi mondial, fiind refǎcute cu minuţiozitate pentru a reda oraşului aspectul istoric. In interiorul zidurilor, oraşul se dovedeşte a fi viu şi aglomerat, plin de hoteluri, restaurante, cafenele şi magazine. Vara, vizitatorii sunt foarte numeroşi. Castelul medieval adǎposteşte astǎzi muzeul oraşului. Strǎbǎtând zidurile, se ajunge la ţǎrmul mǎrii, la plajele imense şi curate, foarte apreciate de turişti. In timpul refluxului, se poate ajunge pe jos la insula Grand-Be, situatǎ în apropiere. Saint Malo este celebru şi din motive gastronomice, având cea mai mare concentraţie de restaurante cu fructe de mare din Europa.

 

Source: www.aboutfrenchproperty.com/saint-malo

 

- Saud White Beach. Saud white beach is very popular not only in the

country but also to the other parts of the world. It is a favorite place

for movie producers, foreign and local correspondents, foreign travel

writers to shoot their films because of its breathtaking views and unique

atmosphere. It is even featured in the Internet that makes it very popular,

a world–class destination. The beach is along stretch sand framing the

heart shaped calm emerald water of the Saud Bay.

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- Bantay Abot Caves. Bantay Abot Caves means “a mountain with a hole.” A

hole was found at the middle of the mountain where the waves were free to

flash into its walls just like an open shore until it was wrecked by an

earthquake during the 80’s. It is also called “the underground sea” for on

top of the cave is a lustrous vegetative cover. Inside the cave is a church

that once you are inside, you do not only hear the echoing sound of the

waves, the chirping of the birds but you can also feel the cool breeze of

the air. It is a favorite hangout of swallows that swarm to their roost in

the late afternoon. It is a very unique creation partly surrounded by the

clear blue sea. Its shore has white sand mixed with fragments of shells and

rocks that can be made as a décor. Parts of the shore are forms of rocks

where you can sit and relax and enjoy a lucid view of the wide sea and

verdant mountains. edit

- Timmangtang Rock. Timmangtang rock stands majestically a few meters

away from Bantay Abot caves. It is located along the shore and partly by

the sea. You cannot separate Bantay Abot Cave from the Timmantang Rock for

they are believed to be lovers, the former being the female and the later

is the male. They are collectively termed as “Lover’s Rock”. This rock is

like a bell-shaped, hence the name Timmantang. The rock is covered with

grass and bushes. On top of it, you could see the calm blue sea and the

enchanting view of Sitio Gaoa. Campfire is also very ideal at the foot of

this stunning rock. edit

- Nacatnagan Cliff. The cliff is a virgin forest where different kinds

of trees grow and you could hear the peeping of the birds. Wild animals can

also be found within the place thus it is a perfect place for hunting. Rare

ferns and wild orchids grow abundantly at the foot and at the slopes of the

mountain. It is also a good site for mountain climbing because of its steep

and slippery trails. On top of it, you can glimpse the panoramic view of

the Pasaleng Bay, Maira-ira Point and the totality of the out of this world

scene of Sitio Gaoa, Babuyan Island can also be viewed on a clear day.

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- Malingay Cove (Blue Lagoon). It is a hidden bay found at Maira-ira

Point, which is a half-moon in shape edifice, by the Nacatnagan Cliff in

the east and the Dos Hermanos in the north. This place is where you can

escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Reaching the place is quite

tiresome for it is around 2.5 kilometers away from the highway with rigged

roads and it is found at the interior part of Sitio Malingay. On the way is

thick forest and you can also have glance of the sea. Malingay Cove is

famous for its crystal blue water and fine white sand.

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- Dos Hermanos Islands. Below the rocks are caves where varied and

colorful tropical fishes swim abundantly that can be seen during low tides.

Around Dos Hermanos Rocks submerged smaller rocks where famous delicious

seaweeds "gamet" are taken.

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- Kabigan Falls. It is an enchanting falls located at the eastern part

of Barangay Balaoi and it is around 1.8 kilometers away from the national

highway. This 80 feet waterfall is surrounded by thick forest and

well-known for its concaved basin.

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- Saguigui Falls. It is a small waterfall situated at Barangay Balaoi,

3.5 kilometers away from the national highway. This falls is not yet

popular for the reason that it is not easy to get there.

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- Winding Patapat Bridge. Patapat bridge is a winding bridge found at

the foot of the cliff of the North Cordillera Mountain Ranges. It connects

Barangay Balaoi and Pancian and it is around 1.2 kilometers long. This

bridge is often referred to as the “French Riviera of the North”. Along the

bridge, you can pass the Mabugabog Falls that serves as a source of power

for the mini hydroelectric plant. It is only during the rainy days when it

shows its splendor with its water dropping rhythmically to precipice on the

rocky shore of the sea below.

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- Bolo River. It is a river that divides the Municipality of Pagudpud

and Bangui. It is an added attraction to tourist especially those who are

into kayaking sports. The portion of the river in Barangay Dampig, Tarrag,

and Poblacion 1 have a big boulders and deep water ideal for kayaking where

shooting into the rapids is fun.

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*Tours:* Resorts usually offer tours or have their own recommended tour

guides, ask the staff.

  

A view of the long and winding Patapat bridge taken in an organized tour

 

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- Saud White Beach. Saud white beach is very popular not only in the

country but also to the other parts of the world. It is a favorite place

for movie producers, foreign and local correspondents, foreign travel

writers to shoot their films because of its breathtaking views and unique

atmosphere. It is even featured in the Internet that makes it very popular,

a world–class destination. The beach is along stretch sand framing the

heart shaped calm emerald water of the Saud Bay.

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- Bantay Abot Caves. Bantay Abot Caves means “a mountain with a hole.” A

hole was found at the middle of the mountain where the waves were free to

flash into its walls just like an open shore until it was wrecked by an

earthquake during the 80’s. It is also called “the underground sea” for on

top of the cave is a lustrous vegetative cover. Inside the cave is a church

that once you are inside, you do not only hear the echoing sound of the

waves, the chirping of the birds but you can also feel the cool breeze of

the air. It is a favorite hangout of swallows that swarm to their roost in

the late afternoon. It is a very unique creation partly surrounded by the

clear blue sea. Its shore has white sand mixed with fragments of shells and

rocks that can be made as a décor. Parts of the shore are forms of rocks

where you can sit and relax and enjoy a lucid view of the wide sea and

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- Timmangtang Rock. Timmangtang rock stands majestically a few meters

away from Bantay Abot caves. It is located along the shore and partly by

the sea. You cannot separate Bantay Abot Cave from the Timmantang Rock for

they are believed to be lovers, the former being the female and the later

is the male. They are collectively termed as “Lover’s Rock”. This rock is

like a bell-shaped, hence the name Timmantang. The rock is covered with

grass and bushes. On top of it, you could see the calm blue sea and the

enchanting view of Sitio Gaoa. Campfire is also very ideal at the foot of

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- Nacatnagan Cliff. The cliff is a virgin forest where different kinds

of trees grow and you could hear the peeping of the birds. Wild animals can

also be found within the place thus it is a perfect place for hunting. Rare

ferns and wild orchids grow abundantly at the foot and at the slopes of the

mountain. It is also a good site for mountain climbing because of its steep

and slippery trails. On top of it, you can glimpse the panoramic view of

the Pasaleng Bay, Maira-ira Point and the totality of the out of this world

scene of Sitio Gaoa, Babuyan Island can also be viewed on a clear day.

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- Malingay Cove (Blue Lagoon). It is a hidden bay found at Maira-ira

Point, which is a half-moon in shape edifice, by the Nacatnagan Cliff in

the east and the Dos Hermanos in the north. This place is where you can

escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Reaching the place is quite

tiresome for it is around 2.5 kilometers away from the highway with rigged

roads and it is found at the interior part of Sitio Malingay. On the way is

thick forest and you can also have glance of the sea. Malingay Cove is

famous for its crystal blue water and fine white sand.

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- Dos Hermanos Islands. Below the rocks are caves where varied and

colorful tropical fishes swim abundantly that can be seen during low tides.

Around Dos Hermanos Rocks submerged smaller rocks where famous delicious

seaweeds "gamet" are taken.

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- Kabigan Falls. It is an enchanting falls located at the eastern part

of Barangay Balaoi and it is around 1.8 kilometers away from the national

highway. This 80 feet waterfall is surrounded by thick forest and

well-known for its concaved basin.

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- Saguigui Falls. It is a small waterfall situated at Barangay Balaoi,

3.5 kilometers away from the national highway. This falls is not yet

popular for the reason that it is not easy to get there.

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- Winding Patapat Bridge. Patapat bridge is a winding bridge found at

the foot of the cliff of the North Cordillera Mountain Ranges. It connects

Barangay Balaoi and Pancian and it is around 1.2 kilometers long. This

bridge is often referred to as the “French Riviera of the North”. Along the

bridge, you can pass the Mabugabog Falls that serves as a source of power

for the mini hydroelectric plant. It is only during the rainy days when it

shows its splendor with its water dropping rhythmically to precipice on the

rocky shore of the sea below.

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- Bolo River. It is a river that divides the Municipality of Pagudpud

and Bangui. It is an added attraction to tourist especially those who are

into kayaking sports. The portion of the river in Barangay Dampig, Tarrag,

and Poblacion 1 have a big boulders and deep water ideal for kayaking where

shooting into the rapids is fun.

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A view of the long and winding Patapat bridge taken in an organized tour

 

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Saint-Malo is probably is the most visited place in Brittany. The town traces its origins to a 6th century Monastic settlement founded by Saint Aaron and Saint Brendan. Saint Malo (or Maclou), who gave the name to the city, was one of their disciples. During the Middle Ages it was a fortified island at the mouth of the River Rance, but it is now joined to the mainland. The old walled city resembles a fortress and it is possible to walk around the old town on top of the impressive ramparts. The original ramparts were built in the 14th century, but following massive destruction in the second World War, have been carefully restored to retain the town’s character. Once inside the walls the town is revealed as a busy, lively town and packed with hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. In summer it is crowded with visitors. The Chateau of Saint-Malo, houses the town’s museum. Passing through the ramparts of Saint-Malo you reach the open shore, where the vast and clean beaches are popular with visitors. At low tide it is possible to walk out to the small island of Grand-Be. Amongst its many excellent restaurants Saint-Malo has one of the highest concentrations of seafood restaurants in Europe.

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Saint-Malo este probabil cel mai vizitat loc din Bretania. Oraşul s-a dezvoltat pe locul unei aşezǎri monastice din secolul al VI-lea, întemeiate de Sf.Aaaron şi Sf.Brendan. Sfântul Malo (sau Maclou), care a dat numele oraşului, a fost un discipol al celor doi. In Evul Mediu, Saint Malo era o insulǎ fortificatǎ la vǎrsarea râului Rance în Marea Mânecii, care astǎzi este legatǎ de ţǎrm. Oraşul vechi seamǎnǎ cu o fortǎreaţǎ înconjuratǎ de ziduri impresionante, pe care astǎzi se plimbǎ turiştii, vizitând oraşul de sus. Zidurile originale au fost construite în secolul al XIV-lea şi au fost în mare parte distruse în cel de-al doilea rǎzboi mondial, fiind refǎcute cu minuţiozitate pentru a reda oraşului aspectul istoric. In interiorul zidurilor, oraşul se dovedeşte a fi viu şi aglomerat, plin de hoteluri, restaurante, cafenele şi magazine. Vara, vizitatorii sunt foarte numeroşi. Castelul medieval adǎposteşte astǎzi muzeul oraşului. Strǎbǎtând zidurile, se ajunge la ţǎrmul mǎrii, la plajele imense şi curate, foarte apreciate de turişti. In timpul refluxului, se poate ajunge pe jos la insula Grand-Be, situatǎ în apropiere. Saint Malo este celebru şi din motive gastronomice, având cea mai mare concentraţie de restaurante cu fructe de mare din Europa.

 

Source: www.aboutfrenchproperty.com/saint-malo

 

Saint-Malo is probably is the most visited place in Brittany. The town traces its origins to a 6th century Monastic settlement founded by Saint Aaron and Saint Brendan. Saint Malo (or Maclou), who gave the name to the city, was one of their disciples. During the Middle Ages it was a fortified island at the mouth of the River Rance, but it is now joined to the mainland. The old walled city resembles a fortress and it is possible to walk around the old town on top of the impressive ramparts. The original ramparts were built in the 14th century, but following massive destruction in the second World War, have been carefully restored to retain the town’s character. Once inside the walls the town is revealed as a busy, lively town and packed with hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. In summer it is crowded with visitors. The Chateau of Saint-Malo, houses the town’s museum. Passing through the ramparts of Saint-Malo you reach the open shore, where the vast and clean beaches are popular with visitors. At low tide it is possible to walk out to the small island of Grand-Be. Amongst its many excellent restaurants Saint-Malo has one of the highest concentrations of seafood restaurants in Europe.

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Saint-Malo este probabil cel mai vizitat loc din Bretania. Oraşul s-a dezvoltat pe locul unei aşezǎri monastice din secolul al VI-lea, întemeiate de Sf.Aaaron şi Sf.Brendan. Sfântul Malo (sau Maclou), care a dat numele oraşului, a fost un discipol al celor doi. In Evul Mediu, Saint Malo era o insulǎ fortificatǎ la vǎrsarea râului Rance în Marea Mânecii, care astǎzi este legatǎ de ţǎrm. Oraşul vechi seamǎnǎ cu o fortǎreaţǎ înconjuratǎ de ziduri impresionante, pe care astǎzi se plimbǎ turiştii, vizitând oraşul de sus. Zidurile originale au fost construite în secolul al XIV-lea şi au fost în mare parte distruse în cel de-al doilea rǎzboi mondial, fiind refǎcute cu minuţiozitate pentru a reda oraşului aspectul istoric. In interiorul zidurilor, oraşul se dovedeşte a fi viu şi aglomerat, plin de hoteluri, restaurante, cafenele şi magazine. Vara, vizitatorii sunt foarte numeroşi. Castelul medieval adǎposteşte astǎzi muzeul oraşului. Strǎbǎtând zidurile, se ajunge la ţǎrmul mǎrii, la plajele imense şi curate, foarte apreciate de turişti. In timpul refluxului, se poate ajunge pe jos la insula Grand-Be, situatǎ în apropiere. Saint Malo este celebru şi din motive gastronomice, având cea mai mare concentraţie de restaurante cu fructe de mare din Europa.

 

Source: www.aboutfrenchproperty.com/saint-malo

 

The greater crested tern (Thalasseus bergii), also called crested tern or swift tern, is a tern in the family Laridae that nests in dense colonies on coastlines and islands in the tropical and subtropical Old World. Its five subspecies breed in the area from South Africa around the Indian Ocean to the central Pacific and Australia, all populations dispersing widely from the breeding range after nesting. This large tern is closely related to the royal and lesser crested terns, but can be distinguished by its size and bill colour.

 

The greater crested tern has grey upperparts, white underparts, a yellow bill, and a shaggy black crest that recedes in winter. Its young have a distinctive appearance, with strongly patterned grey, brown and white plumage, and rely on their parents for food for several months after they have fledged. Like all members of the genus Thalasseus, the greater crested tern feeds by plunge diving for fish, usually in marine environments; the male offers fish to the female as part of the courtship ritual.

 

This is an adaptable species that has learned to follow fishing boats for jettisoned bycatch, and to use unusual nest sites such as the roofs of buildings and artificial islands in salt pans and sewage works. Its eggs and young are taken by gulls and ibises, and human activities such as fishing, shooting and egg harvesting have caused local population declines. There are no global conservation concerns for this bird, which has a stable total population of more than 500,000 individuals.

 

The terns, family Sternidae, are small to medium-sized seabirds closely related to the gulls, skimmers and skuas. They are gull-like in appearance, but typically have a lighter build, long pointed wings (which give them a fast, buoyant flight), a deeply forked tail and short legs. Most species are grey above and white below, and have a black cap that is reduced or flecked with white in the winter.

 

T. bengalensis

 

T. maxima

T.bergii

 

T. sandvicensis

 

T. elegans

   

Relationships in the genus Thalasseus

The greater crested tern was originally described as Sterna bergii by German naturalist Martin Lichtenstein in 1823, but was moved to its current genus, Thalasseus,[6] after mitochondrial DNA studies confirmed that the three main head patterns shown by terns (no black cap, black cap, black cap with a white forehead) corresponded to distinct clades

 

The greater crested tern's closest relatives within its genus appear to be the lesser crested tern (T. bengalensis), and the royal tern (T. maximus).[7] The DNA study did not include the critically endangered Chinese crested tern (T. bernsteini) but, as that bird was formerly considered to be conspecific with the greater crested tern as a synonym of the subspecies T. b. cristatus, it is presumably also very closely related.

 

The generic name of the greater crested tern is derived from Greek Thalassa, "sea", and the species epithet bergii commemorates Carl Heinrich Bergius, a Prussian pharmacist and botanist who collected the first specimens of this tern near Cape Town.

 

The greater crested tern has about five geographical races, differing mainly in the colour of the upperparts and bill. These are listed below in taxonomic sequence. A similar number of other potential subspecies have been proposed, but are not considered valid.

 

The greater crested tern occurs in tropical and warm temperate coastal parts of the Old World from South Africa around the Indian Ocean to the Pacific and Australia. The subspecies T. b. bergii and T. b. enigma breed in Southern Africa from Namibia to Tanzania, and possibly on islands around Madagascar. There is then a break in the breeding distribution of this species until Somalia and the Red Sea, and another discontinuity further east in southern India.

 

The greater crested tern breeds on many islands in the Indian Ocean including Aldabra and Etoile in the Seychelles, the Chagos Archipelago, and Rodrigues. There are colonies on numerous Pacific islands, including Kiribati, Fiji, Tonga, the Society Islands and the Tuamotus.

 

The nests are located on low‑lying sandy, rocky, or coral islands, sometimes amongst stunted shrubs, often without any shelter at all. When not breeding, the greater crested tern will roost or rest on open shores, less often on boats, pilings, harbour buildings and raised salt mounds in lagoons. It is rarely seen on tidal creeks or inland waters.

 

All populations of greater crested tern disperse after breeding. When Southern African birds leave colonies in Namibia and Western Cape Province, most adults move east to the Indian Ocean coastline of South Africa. Many young birds also travel east, sometimes more than 2,000 km (1,200 mi), but others move northwards along the western coast. T. b. thalassina winters on the east African coast north to Kenya and Somalia and may move as far south as Durban. Populations of T. b. velox breeding from the Persian Gulf eastwards appear to be sedentary or dispersive rather than truly migratory, but those breeding in the Red Sea winter south along the east African coast to Kenya. T. b. cristata mostly stays within 400 km (250 mi) of its colonies, but some birds wander up to around 1,000 km (620 mi).This species has occurred as a vagrant to Hawaii, New Zealand, North Korea, Jordan, and Israel.

  

The greater crested tern breeds in colonies, often in association with other seabirds. It is monogamous and the pair bond is maintained through the year and sometimes in consecutive breeding seasons. The colony size is related to the abundance of pelagic fish prey, and the largest documented colony, with 13,000 to 15,000 pairs, is in the Gulf of Carpentaria in northern Australia, a region which also supports major colonies of other seabirds. Since nesting in this area follows the summer monsoonal flooding, it is presumably a response to fish stocks rising, probably due to river run-off providing extra nutrient to the Gulf. This tern does not show site fidelity, frequently changing its nest site from year to year, sometimes by more than 200 km (120 mi).

  

Tropical sandy islands are used for breeding and roosting, but may be disturbed by human activities.

A male greater crested tern establishes a small area of the colony in preparation for nesting, and initially pecks at any other tern entering his territory. If the intruder is another male, it retaliates in kind, and is normally vigorously repelled by the incumbent. A female entering the nest area reacts passively to the male's aggression, enabling him to recognise her sex and initiate pair formation by display, including head raising and bowing; this behaviour is frequently repeated during nesting to reinforce the bond between the pair. Terns also use fish as part of the courtship ritual. One bird flies around the colony with a fish in its beak, calling loudly; its partner may also fly, but the pair eventually settle and the gift is exchanged.

 

The nest is a shallow scrape in the sand on open, flat or occasionally sloping ground. It is often unlined, but sometimes includes stones or cuttlefish bones. One, sometimes two, eggs are laid and incubated by both parents for 25 to 30 days prior to hatching. The eggs are cream with blackish streaks. Egg laying is synchronised within a breeding colony and more tightly so within sub-colonies.[28] Parents do not recognize their own eggs or newly hatched chicks, but are able to distinguish their chicks by the time they are two days-old, shortly before they begin to wander from the nest. The precocial chicks, which are very pale with black speckling, are brooded and fed by both parents, but may gather in crèches when older. The young terns fledge after 38 to 40 days, but remain dependent on the parents after leaving the colony until they are about four months old.

 

In South Africa, this species has adapted to breeding on the roofs of building, sometimes with Hartlaub's gull, which also shares the more typical nesting sites of the nominate race. In 2000, 7.5% of the population of this subspecies bred on roofs. Artificial islands in salt pans and sewage works have also recently been colonised by this adaptable seabird.

 

Adult terns have few predators, but in Namibia immature birds are often robbed of their food by kelp gulls, and that species, along with Hartlaub's gull, silver gull and sacred ibis, has been observed feeding on eggs or nestlings, especially when colonies are disturbed. Smaller subcolonies with a relatively larger numbers of nests located on the perimeter are subject to more predation In Australia, predation by cats and dogs, and occasional deaths by shooting or collisions with cars, wires or light-towers have been documented.

 

Commercial fisheries can have both positive and negative effects on the greater crested tern. Juvenile survival rates are improved where trawler discards provide extra food, and huge population increases in the southeastern Gulf of Carpentaria are thought to have been due to the development of a large prawn trawl fishery. Conversely, purse-seine fishing reduces the available food supply, and sizeable fluctuations in the numbers of great crested terns breeding in the Western Cape of South Africa are significantly related to changes in the abundance of pelagic fish, which are intensively exploited by purse-seine fishing. Terns may be killed or injured by collisions with trawl warps, trapped in trawls or discarded gear, or hooked by longline fishing, but, unlike albatrosses and petrels, there is little evidence that overall numbers are significantly affected.

 

An unusual incident was the incapacitation of 103 terns off Robben Island, South Africa by marine foam, generated by a combination of wave action, kelp mucilage and phytoplankton. After treatment, 90% of the birds were fit to be released.

 

Fish are the main food of the greater crested tern, found to make up nearly 90% of all prey items with the remainder including cephalopods, crustaceans and insects. Unusual vertebrate prey included agamid lizards and green turtle hatchlings.

 

The great crested tern feeds mostly at sea by plunge diving to a depth of up to 1 m (3.3 ft), or by dipping from the surface, and food is usually swallowed in mid-air. Birds may forage up to 10 km (6.2 mi) from land in the breeding season. Prey size ranges from 7–138 mm (0.28–5.43 in) in length and up to 30 g (1.1 oz) in weight. Shoaling pelagic fish such as anchovy and sardine are typical prey, but bottom-living species are taken as discards from commercial fishing. This tern actively follows trawlers, including at night, and during the fishing season trawl discards can constitute 70% of its diet. Prawn fishing is particularly productive in providing extra food, since prawns usually represent only 10–20% of the catch, the remaining being bycatch, mainly fish such as cardinalfish and gobies.

  

Bycatch from prawn fishing can provide extra food

A study of an area of the Great Barrier Reef where the number of breeding great crested terns has grown ten-fold, probably due to extra food from trawl by-catch, suggested that lesser crested and sooty terns have moved away and now breed on a part of the reef where fishing is banned. It is possible that the large increase in the number of greater crested terns may have affected other species through competition for food and nesting sites.

 

Terns have red oil droplets in the cone cells of the retinas of their eyes. This improves contrast and sharpens distance vision, especially in hazy conditions.[35] Birds that have to see through an air/water interface, such as terns and gulls, have more strongly coloured carotenoid pigments in the cone oil drops than other avian species. The improved eyesight helps terns to locate shoals of fish, although it is uncertain whether they are sighting the phytoplankton on which the fish feed, or observing other terns diving for food. Tern's eyes are not particularly ultraviolet sensitive, an adaptation more suited to terrestrial feeders like the gulls.

 

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…di Como, che volge a mezzogiorno, tra due catene non interrotte di monti, tutto a seni e a golfi, a seconda dello sporgere e del rientrare di quelli, vien quasi a un tratto, tra un promontorio a destra e un'ampia costiera dall'altra parte; … (da "I promessi sposi" di Alessandro Manzoni, 1827) • …of Como, which extends towards the south, is enclosed by two unbroken chains of mountains, which, as they advance and recede, diversify its shores with numerous bays and inlets. Suddenly the lake contracts itself, and takes the course and form of a river, between a promontory on the right, and a wide open shore on the opposite side;… (from "The Betrothed" by Alessandro Manzoni, 1827)

 

Lago di Lecco (da Civenna), Italia. • Lake Lecco (from Civenna), Italy.

 

Bearspaw Reservoir is the only Lake Trout fishery within the city limits of Calgary, and also holds a population of Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout and Northern Pike. There is a considerable amount of open shore to fish from however since access has been cut off from the East end, it is virtually impossible to access the reservoir by foot, and trespassing has landed a few anglers with heavy fines in the hundreds. Boat access is possible from the North West end however most of the land is privately owned and would require permission to launch a boat... Read More

Saint-Malo is probably is the most visited place in Brittany. The town traces its origins to a 6th century Monastic settlement founded by Saint Aaron and Saint Brendan. Saint Malo (or Maclou), who gave the name to the city, was one of their disciples. During the Middle Ages it was a fortified island at the mouth of the River Rance, but it is now joined to the mainland. The old walled city resembles a fortress and it is possible to walk around the old town on top of the impressive ramparts. The original ramparts were built in the 14th century, but following massive destruction in the second World War, have been carefully restored to retain the town’s character. Once inside the walls the town is revealed as a busy, lively town and packed with hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. In summer it is crowded with visitors. The Chateau of Saint-Malo, houses the town’s museum. Passing through the ramparts of Saint-Malo you reach the open shore, where the vast and clean beaches are popular with visitors. At low tide it is possible to walk out to the small island of Grand-Be. Amongst its many excellent restaurants Saint-Malo has one of the highest concentrations of seafood restaurants in Europe.

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Saint-Malo este probabil cel mai vizitat loc din Bretania. Oraşul s-a dezvoltat pe locul unei aşezǎri monastice din secolul al VI-lea, întemeiate de Sf.Aaaron şi Sf.Brendan. Sfântul Malo (sau Maclou), care a dat numele oraşului, a fost un discipol al celor doi. In Evul Mediu, Saint Malo era o insulǎ fortificatǎ la vǎrsarea râului Rance în Marea Mânecii, care astǎzi este legatǎ de ţǎrm. Oraşul vechi seamǎnǎ cu o fortǎreaţǎ înconjuratǎ de ziduri impresionante, pe care astǎzi se plimbǎ turiştii, vizitând oraşul de sus. Zidurile originale au fost construite în secolul al XIV-lea şi au fost în mare parte distruse în cel de-al doilea rǎzboi mondial, fiind refǎcute cu minuţiozitate pentru a reda oraşului aspectul istoric. In interiorul zidurilor, oraşul se dovedeşte a fi viu şi aglomerat, plin de hoteluri, restaurante, cafenele şi magazine. Vara, vizitatorii sunt foarte numeroşi. Castelul medieval adǎposteşte astǎzi muzeul oraşului. Strǎbǎtând zidurile, se ajunge la ţǎrmul mǎrii, la plajele imense şi curate, foarte apreciate de turişti. In timpul refluxului, se poate ajunge pe jos la insula Grand-Be, situatǎ în apropiere. Saint Malo este celebru şi din motive gastronomice, având cea mai mare concentraţie de restaurante cu fructe de mare din Europa.

 

Source: www.aboutfrenchproperty.com/saint-malo

 

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Saint-Malo is probably is the most visited place in Brittany. The town traces its origins to a 6th century Monastic settlement founded by Saint Aaron and Saint Brendan. Saint Malo (or Maclou), who gave the name to the city, was one of their disciples. During the Middle Ages it was a fortified island at the mouth of the River Rance, but it is now joined to the mainland. The old walled city resembles a fortress and it is possible to walk around the old town on top of the impressive ramparts. The original ramparts were built in the 14th century, but following massive destruction in the second World War, have been carefully restored to retain the town’s character. Once inside the walls the town is revealed as a busy, lively town and packed with hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. In summer it is crowded with visitors. The Chateau of Saint-Malo, houses the town’s museum. Passing through the ramparts of Saint-Malo you reach the open shore, where the vast and clean beaches are popular with visitors. At low tide it is possible to walk out to the small island of Grand-Be. Amongst its many excellent restaurants Saint-Malo has one of the highest concentrations of seafood restaurants in Europe.

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Saint-Malo este probabil cel mai vizitat loc din Bretania. Oraşul s-a dezvoltat pe locul unei aşezǎri monastice din secolul al VI-lea, întemeiate de Sf.Aaaron şi Sf.Brendan. Sfântul Malo (sau Maclou), care a dat numele oraşului, a fost un discipol al celor doi. In Evul Mediu, Saint Malo era o insulǎ fortificatǎ la vǎrsarea râului Rance în Marea Mânecii, care astǎzi este legatǎ de ţǎrm. Oraşul vechi seamǎnǎ cu o fortǎreaţǎ înconjuratǎ de ziduri impresionante, pe care astǎzi se plimbǎ turiştii, vizitând oraşul de sus. Zidurile originale au fost construite în secolul al XIV-lea şi au fost în mare parte distruse în cel de-al doilea rǎzboi mondial, fiind refǎcute cu minuţiozitate pentru a reda oraşului aspectul istoric. In interiorul zidurilor, oraşul se dovedeşte a fi viu şi aglomerat, plin de hoteluri, restaurante, cafenele şi magazine. Vara, vizitatorii sunt foarte numeroşi. Castelul medieval adǎposteşte astǎzi muzeul oraşului. Strǎbǎtând zidurile, se ajunge la ţǎrmul mǎrii, la plajele imense şi curate, foarte apreciate de turişti. In timpul refluxului, se poate ajunge pe jos la insula Grand-Be, situatǎ în apropiere. Saint Malo este celebru şi din motive gastronomice, având cea mai mare concentraţie de restaurante cu fructe de mare din Europa.

 

Source: www.aboutfrenchproperty.com/saint-malo

 

Surf Grass, which inhabits wave pounded open shores, can live on exposed rocks or within low pools on the shore (as shown here). It should not be confused with Eel Grass (Zostera marina), which inhabits the muddy bottoms of quiet bays and estuaries.

 

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