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Images in and around Port Stanley

I have added a number of images from in and around Port stanley. They were taken over the year that I was there.

Please feel free to enjoy them

Welcome to Stanley, this sign is on display at the Tourist information office.

Tourists!!!
the Islands are a mecca for wildlife lovers. During the tourist season the islands population is regularly outnumbered by the visitors.

Rememberance woods. This area was planted after the 1982 conflict with Argentina. It commerates the British and Falklanders who lost thier lives during the war.

The "Lady Liz" this ship was used as a storage vessle

Musicians at the cathederal

Welcome to Stanley

The national flag

Falkland Islands coat of arms

Typical mode of transport

A storage hulk

Th view from my kitchen window.
This and the next few photos are views from my house and were taken just after I arrived in the Islands. Yes that is snow at the end of July!!!!!!!

A view down a hill

main street

1982 memorial

The Secretariat

Government House

Royal Marines Memorial

Another view of Government house

There now follows a number of pictures of some hulks in the harbour

Wireless ridge from Stanley

Location location location.
Just a peaceful setting

The rose tavern

Gnome from Gnome

How many penguins can you see?

Lonley!!!

Geordies get everywhere!!!!

enroute to cape pembrook

Cape Pembroke Lighthouse

Yorke Bay

Gypsy Cove

Turkey Vultures on the rocks at Gypsy Cove

Coastal defences

Sunset

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Date Tue, 21/02/2012 - 21:28
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Great images - love the turkeys Smile whats the windsurfing like ???

 

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Date Wed, 22/02/2012 - 07:00
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a lovely blog thank you

cris...

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Date Thu, 23/02/2012 - 15:42
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Interesting tour of the Islands. Like it.

Ray

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Date Thu, 23/02/2012 - 18:23
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A really good blog Paul. An interesting mix of pictures and informative narrative. Thanks for posting.

 

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