Tag Archives: Vacation

Golden mile and Tower at Blackpool

A classic view of Blackpool’s ‘Golden Mile’ and Tower. Also on view is one of Blackpool’s famous trams. The tramway runs all the way from Fleetwood in the north, through Blackpool, to the Pleasure Beach in the south and beyond.

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Horse and carriage, Blackpool

Visitors to Blackpool can become like lords and ladies by availing themselves of a ride along the promenade in a horse-drawn carriage.

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Blackpool’s Golden Mile

The area in Blackpool known as the ‘golden mile’ is actually just short of a mile in length and consists of amusement arcades, (such as Coral island pictured here), fortune tellers, souvenir shops and entertainment venues that stretch along the … Continue reading

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Ferris wheel, Blackpool

Blackpool is known for it’s Pleasure Beach, originally an old-school amusement park with vintage wooden roller coasters, situated towards the south of the resort. About ten years ago it became a ‘pay to enter’ area, with the rides inside then … Continue reading

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Blackpool Tower and beach

Blackpool boasts long golden sands, and around the tower is the ‘golden mile’ – a virtually mile long stretch of amusement arcades, fortune tellers and souvenir shops. In the 150’s and 1960’s Blackpool was the holiday entertainment centre of the … Continue reading

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Ibiza town and harbour – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. The entrance to Ibiza harbor with Ibiza old town rising in the distance.

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Canal cruising – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License The history of the narrow boat is intertwined with the history of the canal system. Narrow boats were originally built as working boats in the 18th, 19th, and … Continue reading

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