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Heceta is not to be confused with Hecate who was the goddess of the witches back in the day, but this Lighthouse was built in 1894 long after the 17th Century. Today the light shines across the Northwest Pacific Ocean rescuing ships from hugging the jagged rocks below. Comprising of ...
Built in 1821 by a Scottish architect, this lighthouse located at the mouth of the River Usk in the United Kingdom now holds four guest rooms. A stone spiral staircase takes you to the first floor where all the rooms to let are. These wedge-shaped bedrooms (arranged around a wishing ...
Pelican Point Lodge is one of those hotels that isn’t just accommodation, but a destination in itself. The lodge took its name from the Pelican Point, where it’s situated. It’s a remote peninsula off the coast of Namibia with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Walvis Bay on ...
Svinøy is an island off the coast of Norway. Its name translates as ‘Swine Island’ because farmers used it as grazing ground for pigs during the summer months. Norwegian authorities wanted to build a lighthouse there from 1850 but found it difficult to transport materials and build on the island. ...
The white cliffs of Dover have inspired literature and songs for centuries in addition to drawing thousands of tourists every year. The South Foreland Lighthouse is one of the most famous Victorian landmarks of the area and offers some of the best views of this picturesque area. While most visitors ...
*Fascination and harmony on a tiny island* Lundy Island is one of England’s natural wonders – a small emanation that rises from the waves of the Bristol Channel just under five square kilometers in size. It has been populated since Neolithic times with old gravestones recently uncovered and dated to ...
Esopus Creek is one of the essential tributes of the Hudson River. When the Europeans began to settle in America, the creek soon became an important trade route for the natives and the newcomers. As the first 200 years of settlement fly-by we see towns and villages springing up along ...
Ålesund is a seaport in Norway and is home to a large concentration of Art Nouveau Architecture – an ostentatious style that utilizes sweeping organic forms and a harmony of shape popular in Europe in the early 20th Century. The town makes for a unique visit. But hang on; what ...
The bright chalk cliffs of Beachy Head rise 162 meters above sea level and create a dramatic setting for this hotel with a difference. Petitions were first made to build a lighthouse in the location in 1691 due to a large number of shipwrecks on this dramatic coastline. The Belle ...
By 1874 it became clear that a lighthouse was needed to mark the entrance to San Francisco Bay. The US government, unable to find a suitable location for the lighthouse, took over East Brother Island. Using dynamite to level the island, they built a lighthouse that remains there to this ...
“Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes; Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise” (Robert Burns) Stranraer in South West Scotland has long been one of the main points of crossing between Ireland and Scotland. The Irish Sea can be tempestuous. Indeed 133 people died in ...
Not just the location for the awesome Australian children’s program, Round the Twist lighthouses are also hotels. And they save lives too. Let’s hear it for lighthouses! This tower was active for over 75 years with parts of it dating back over 200 years when a huge flame was used ...