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10 reasons to visit Orne in Normandy

IMAGE © Tourisme 61 Just 80 km south of the Caen / Ouistreham ferry port, the Orne sits in lesser-known Lower Normandy, inundated with rich pastures, fragrant apple orchards, dense forest, small villages and towns. 1. THE VERSAILLES OF THE HORSE The Orne is home to the native Percheron draft …

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The night of teenage vandalism at Benburb Priory as saplings torn from roots, benches overturned and poles uprooted – Armagh I

A group of teenage thugs wreaked havoc in the beautiful surroundings of Benburb Priory over the weekend. A test of destruction is what greeted the management team, who are working diligently to maintain the scenic surroundings – Sunday morning. Highlighting the horror on social media, the Benburb Priory management team …

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How to spend a weekend in Anglesey, Wales

DAY TWO: SEASIDE AND SALT MorningDriving southwest from the Menai Bridge and Llanfair PG, cross the most scenic corner of the island, where patchwork fields and groves fall to the shores of the Menai Strait. You’ll soon pass the National Trust’s Plas Newydd, a stately mansion lined with sprawling lawns, …

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9 Common Mistakes People Make About Burton

Derby Street and Derby Road Even for locals, geographic knowledge can be difficult, especially when similar road names are found next to each other. But it’s a bone of contention over where Derby Street and Derby Road begin and end. Derby Street begins in the center of Burton at the …

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Activities in Mangan North Sikkim

Nestled in the knees of the Eastern Himalayas, the picturesque village of Mangan serves as a gateway to northern Sikkim while introducing you to the Lepchas and their unique culture. Mainly used as a stopping place in Dzongu, Lachen and Lachung, the town was founded in 1903 by Rinzing Namgyal, …

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