Weetwood Bridge

Weetwood Bridge

Weetwood Bridge

Weetwood Bridge is an historic Northumberland landmark, a Grade I listed building, an important span over the River Till serving the village of Chatton, and on the day we were there, an interesting place to observe seagulls. Continue reading

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A Circular Walk Around Cheese Gate Nab

a nab we saw while on our way back from Broadstone Reservoir

We enjoy some panoramic views of West Yorkshire’s Holme Valley by taking a circular walk around Cheese Gate Nab.  Along the way we find some geocaches and take a wrong turn which brings unexpected gifts.
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Three Edges in South Yorkshire

view from the northern edge near the point

a view east from the northern edge of Broadstone Reservoir, 10 June

On yet another sunny day during our UK vacation we find some geocaches during our stroll along the three edges of Broadstone Reservoir. We also meet “3 Edges,” the geocache owner who placed most of them, and her dogs Millie and Becks.

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A Double in Derbyshire

The River Derwent at Chatsworth House

the River Derwent at Chatsworth House, 9 June 2013

Two geocache finds make a nice addition to our sunny day’s outing in Derbyshire as we sample offerings at Chatsworth House’s food and drink fair and accidentally visit the National Trust’s Longshaw Estate. Continue reading

Memorial Day

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery

We pause on this very special day of remembrance to recall our visit to two hallowed grounds:  Arlington National Cemetery and Washington, DC’s  Congressional Cemetery.

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Pond Eddy Historic Bridge

The view north from the PA side

The view north from the PA side

We walk south from the Delaware River’s New York shore on the  historic Pond Eddy Bridge to Shohola Township, Pennsylvania.   This 113 year-old span, the only way to reach this part of PA by car and one of the last of its kind along the Delaware, may not be around much longer. Continue reading