Thames tidal barrier

Maunsell Sea Forts and wind farm at the mouth of the Thames

the white cliffs of Dover

HMS Victory

zodiac boats

ecopark in Cornwall

Charlestown, Cornwell -- the harbor has locks

Tresco Gardens, Isles of Scilly -- succulents everywhere

protea from south Africa


terrible winter storms a few years ago blew salt against the tall trees

sailing up the western coast of Ireland -- Skellig Michael

if you wanted to visit the old monk's quarters you would take this path (except most of it has no railings and no roof)

Little Skellig -- a bird island

Dingle Peninsula -- lots of rocks, lots of sheep

 a 12th century church built on the ruins of a 6th century church

Inish Mor, the largest of the Aran Islands, a neolithic fort called Dun Aengus

the fort is on top of high sea cliffs

countryside near Killybegs -- hedgerows, not just rocks

Killybegs harbor

at the pub in Killybegs

St Kilda -- feral sheep

St Kilda -- the stone houses, all in a row

volcanic stac in St Kilda

tall crosses at Iona

the arms were so heavy they broke off

Staffa -- this is Fingal's Cave, exactly as Mendelssohn saw it (except for the zodiacs)

Isle of Lewis -- Inverewe Gardens

Lewis -- Callanish Standing Stones

Orkney Islands near Scapa Flow -- Italian prisoners of war in WW2 built this chapel out of a quonset hut

Moussa -- Pictish broch (stone castle) -- about 2000 years old

Shetland Islands -- a site with ruins from many different periods of history: 4500 years ago, 3500 years ago, 2000 years ago

Shetland Islands -- birdwatching paradise

a puffin!

Oslo: Gustav Vigeland sculptures in Frogner Park

Greenland from the airplane

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