2007 Archives

Photos from an overnight in Lisbon (Sep 8th) prior to travelling on to Chamonix.


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A set of photos from a mini-conference / workshop in Aveiro, Portugal [40 38 N, 8 39 W].

Aveiro Grand Canal

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A set of pictures from a mini-sabbatical in mid-August staying with a friend in St Monans, Fife (Scotland).


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St Monans

Final batch of photos – mostly nature-related pictures plus some random ones.

Orange lily

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A set of pictures from a half-day out on the Sella Massif.


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Dolomites VI – Sella Massif

The Dolomites formed an unusual battlefront in World War I. Italy had joined the Triple Entente powers early in confusing outbreak of hostilities in the hopes of gaining additional territory (including the Southern Tyrol) from the failing Austro-Hungarian empire. As on the Western front, events soon settled into a stalemate, but this time fought in the mountains with shells and massive mines. Most soldiers were killed by deliberate shelling from the other side to trigger avalanches.


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