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Travel center / Lighthouse Trails
May 22, 2024, 03:07:59 PM
Lighthouse trails are an easy way to explore lighthouses by car or hiking.
The hiking trail in Galicia is the second trail I know.
The first famous lighthouse route I went by car was in Nova Scotia !
Who knows other famous routes?
O CamiƱo dos Faros that runs through loads of different landscapes always looking at the sea towards the West. Lighthouses, beaches, dunes, rivers, cliffs, forests, estuaries with a great variety of birds, "castros" ("hill-forts"), dolmens, fishing villages, viewpoints from where to enjoy how the sea breaks in all ways possible, sunsets and so on. A hiking route different from the others that will take the hiker to a world full of unique sensations only enjoyable in this Costa da Morte.
A very strange light, like a sentry box, I have seen in Ericeira, Portugal !
Does anyone know of a comparable lightfire somewhere ?
News / Norwegian lighthouses
November 18, 2023, 12:55:09 AM
The Norwegian coastal administration Kystverket, together with the coastal transport museum Kystverkmusea, has now put digital versions of twelve lighthouses online.More will follow !
News / Re: European Route of Lighthouses
September 27, 2023, 02:20:52 PM
I think both ! Let us wait for the upcoming activities. :)
News / European Route of Lighthouses
September 27, 2023, 05:51:03 AM
The "European Route of Lighthouses" was founded in Brussels on September 7, 2023.
The "European Route of Lighthouses", ERoL for short, aims to highlight the cultural significance and
possible uses of European lighthouses based on their past or present function
as a sea mark and navigation aid.
Shortenly Mitko has uploaded a picture of this light.I have found a new situation! I believe also Peter has not found this light in 2022 ! Most web sites still mention this light, but it exist never more! :(
I have found the light, but I cannot translate the position 43-42-55.890N 087-41-58.380W in a GPS position for Google Maps ! :(
Lighthouse identification / Lake Michigan, Wisconsin
April 18, 2023, 05:39:44 AM
Where is this light No. 6 ? I have no USCG list for Great Lakes. Must be close to Algoma, Wisconsin!
Site issues / Instagram
April 07, 2023, 02:20:29 PM
The main page has a symbol from Instagram ! It does not work !?
Lighthouse identification / Chumpon, Southern Thailand
February 18, 2023, 12:54:29 AM
Five years ago I have been first time in Chumpon, Southern Thailand with a large harbour !
I have made severel pics and uploaded to World of Lighthouses.Alex Trabas wrote me at this time, I have missed the Admiralty F2924.2 and F2924.3.
So I returned recently again to Chumpon to make pics from the missed lights.
Now Alex Trabas revised all geographical positions. Now I had to correct all my pictures as well.I hope everything is correct now.
Lighthouse Directory from Russ Rowlett is very useful for all of us lighthouse lovers. But often I see great differences for height of the tower and focal plane elevation from Open Sea Map.
For instance: Roscoff ! A1812.1 Russ: 24 and 24, Open Sea : 15 and 24 (seems realistic )
Or the beacons in sea: A1818, Russ :20 and 14, Open Sea : 8 and 14 (seems realistic ) and so on...
Good question! Google Maps shows a marine conservation association in front of the lighthouse.  I couldn't find an email to contact ! :(
Lighthouse identification / Re: local lighthouse, flourite
September 15, 2022, 05:11:53 AM
Breakwater where, Admiralty number ?
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