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Welcome to part of my high and windswept world

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by grebeman, May 1, 2015.

  1. grebeman

    grebeman Old Codgers Group

    Jul 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    Barrie
    Since my move to South Brent I take every opportunity to get out onto Dartmoor. It's not all as featureless as some of these shots would suggest, more from lower down in the valleys at some future date.

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    Clapper Bridge across River Avon
    by barrie.whitehall, on Flickr

    It's good if you can find somewhere to cross the numerous rivers and streams and keep your feet dry


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    Huntingdon Warren above the Western Walla Brook
    by barrie.whitehall, on Flickr

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    Huntingdon Warren field system
    by barrie.whitehall, on Flickr

    There are the occasional remains of old farmsteads and field systems out on the high moor, this one at Huntingdon Warren presumably helped sustain the Warrener who used to live here making a living from trapping the wild rabbits that lived in the warren


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    A pony looking for some friends
    by barrie.whitehall, on Flickr

    This pony seems to have lost contact with his herd and is in a hurry to find them again


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    Red Brook Mire
    by barrie.whitehall, on Flickr

    The source of most of the streams and rivers begins in a Mire, here it's the Red Brook Mire that flows down to join the Bala Brook and then the River Avon. The soft and marshy ground has many traps for the unwary person who ventures out onto them, but also some delights that only occur in such places.


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  2. SnapDawg

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    Apr 18, 2014
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    Ken
    Another most beautiful set, Barrie - keep them coming!
     
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  3. pictogramax

    pictogramax SC Top Veteran

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    Aug 18, 2011
    Belgrade, Serbia
    Looks great to me - both the ambient and the photos.
     
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  4. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Not so featureless - nice work.
     
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