Archive for August, 2012

  • Travel Pleasures from Bishop Rock
    Travel Pleasures from Bishop Rock
    Bishop Rock is a small rock that is found in the western end of the Isles of Scillies and is very popular for the lighthouse and is famous in the world as the smallest island which has a building on it. This lovely 49 metres high lighthouse is a barrier between Atlantic Ocean and Great Britain. The initial lighthouse was started in the year 1847 and was made of iron but was totally washed away before it could even be started. Then the present building was completed in the year 1858 and was lit for the first time in the month of September in that year. Bishop Rock is also the eastern tip of the route in the North Atlantic shipping line and was used mainly by the ocean liners in the initial years of the 20th century. The Lower New York Bay was the entry point from the western side. This was the route that was taken by the ocean liners  [...]
    Posted at August 22nd, 2012 at 03:08 am
  • Magnificent Travel Attractions in the Newport Tower
    Magnificent Travel Attractions in the Newport Tower
    The Newport Tower is a great attraction in this part of the world in Rhode Island in USA. This is also called the Round Tower and has been said to actually have been a windmill. It is believed that this windmill was built sometime in the 17th century. The tower attracted the attention of many due to the belief that the tower is centuries old, and it represents the proof of having connection with the pre  Columbian era The New port Tower is located in the Region of Touro Park, on top of the Mill Street. It has a great historical region surrounding it and faces the waterfront here. There are collections of18th century paintings that exhibit that the hill actually once displayed a great view of the harbour and was witness to innumerable mariners in the bay of Narragansett. Today however there is lot of tree growth here and this obstructs  [...]
    Posted at August 7th, 2012 at 01:08 am