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poetry and prose about place

don’t ignore the signs 7-27

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7-27 near Portholland

a view of the coastal path near Portholland (image from Street View)

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7-27 journal

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7-27 map

map showing distance travelled (map from Google Earth)

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Today, I cycled very carefully along the roads near Portholland, watching for falling rocks …

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7-27 rocks falling

watch for those rocks! (image from Street View)

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and falling cars …

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7-27 car off cliff

watch out! danger! (image from Street View)

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The coast at Portholland is rugged and picturesque, but dangerous for both cars and hikers …

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7-27

those warning signs are important … I think the red box holds equipment for rescue … (image from Street View)

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7-27 b

more warning signs (image from Street View)

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Best View: cove at East Portholland

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August 14, 2013  'cove at East Portholland'   Jane Tims

August 14, 2013 ‘cove at East Portholland’ Jane Tims

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Copyright  2013 Jane Tims

Written by jane tims

October 2, 2013 at 6:54 am

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  1. Falling cars! Oh my. Looks like you wouldn’t want to miss that turn in the road. Another beautiful Best View. 🙂

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    Robin

    October 3, 2013 at 9:54 am

    • Hi Robin. I am going more slowly from now on. It would be a poor way to get a glimpse of the ocean! Jane

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      jane tims

      October 3, 2013 at 11:36 pm

  2. I may have to stop coming with you – it’s getting a bit dangerous! Love your painting

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    kiwiskan

    October 2, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    • Hi! Thanks! Yes, if you keep driving too fast, over the edge you go…. Jane

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      jane tims

      October 3, 2013 at 11:35 pm

  3. I think all the warning signs are cute…. best story was the moose crossing story. The town put up a moose crossing sign by the school because there had been sightings and crossings at that point. One concerned mother approached city council and said “why could you not have put the sign down the road from the school so the moose could cross there” True story… people are dumb. We have the rock falling signs here all over and the roads equally as narrow and close to the edge. Scary. And yes real bikers try to share the road with the cars

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    Sue Tisa

    October 2, 2013 at 11:37 am

    • Hi ‘Sue’. Good laugh!!! I wonder where you heard that story??? We have rock falling signs too, and we saw lots of them in the Rockies of course. Jane

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      jane tims

      October 3, 2013 at 11:34 pm

  4. Beautiful!

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    Sigrun

    October 2, 2013 at 7:08 am


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