Category Archives: Western Europe

A Short Skiing History

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This week we’re back on the slopes, and a I’ll have a post recapping our trip when we return.  But until then I’ve put together a short post chronicling the development of recreational skiing. The earliest historical evidence of skiing are … Continue reading

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The Story of Finn McCool

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Giant’s Causeway in Bushmills, Northern Ireland is one of the world’s natural wonders.  It was formed around 60 million years ago, when volcanic lava protruded through the earth’s chalk beds creating liquid basalt ‘ponds.’  As the lava cooled the new … Continue reading

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History of ‘Le Tour’

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In less than a week the first stage of the Tour de France will be ending in the town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom where I live.  And then will pass through again the next day during the second … Continue reading

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