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    Campbell Brodie
     
     

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    Geographical location.

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sun 6 Oct 2013 - 10:14

    Tenerife, part of the 7 main Canary Islands, is the largest of the Islands and is situated in the middle of the archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean about 200 miles from the West African coast and about 620 miles South of the Spanish mainland...more here








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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Mcqueen on Sun 6 Oct 2013 - 10:36

    When flying to Tenerife about 40 minutes before arriving there is a small group of islands (I dont mean Maderia) anybody know what they are called, I dont think they are inhabited, Looks very Robinson Crusoe  

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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sun 6 Oct 2013 - 10:37

    Salvaje Islands (Savage Islands) I think. I'll see if I can find them on a map...

    ...here we are...




    ...easier to see and visualise here...




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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Adam Mint on Sun 6 Oct 2013 - 13:49

    Is it ok to do private lets there...

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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sun 6 Oct 2013 - 14:35

    They're Portuguese...



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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Adam Mint on Sun 6 Oct 2013 - 14:49

    No need to swear...

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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Topdog on Sun 6 Oct 2013 - 15:50

    Pork and cheese




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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Mcqueen on Sun 6 Oct 2013 - 17:04

    When i saw them i thought wow what a place to drop Anchor, Then  i thought Why

    Can see how it got its name,   

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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Topdog on Sun 6 Oct 2013 - 20:35

    Named after a scouse poof that collects dogs




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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Mcqueen on Sun 6 Oct 2013 - 20:40

    Lilly islands

    Could we stick our name on them and open a Hotel ?










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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Topdog on Sun 6 Oct 2013 - 20:47

    Lily




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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Perfectspecimen on Sat 19 Oct 2013 - 0:05

    I spotted this years ago from a plane, they go over it just before beginning their descent. As soon as I got back I checked it out on Google Earth and if you have photos enabled you can see quite a few nice shots. Possibly un-inhabited its only about 1km across and basically round. Lovely stop off point if you happen to be sailing from Tenerife to Madeira. Transport 

    One day, maybe.



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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Guest on Sat 19 Oct 2013 - 1:09

    to late HMG
     have sold them off to robber baron plc ....

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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Adam Mint on Sat 19 Oct 2013 - 13:55

    Perfectspecimen wrote:I spotted this years ago from a plane, they go over it just before beginning their descent. As soon as I got back I checked it out on Google Earth and if you have photos enabled you can see quite a few nice shots. Possibly un-inhabited its only about 1km across and basically round. Lovely stop off point if you happen to be sailing from Tenerife to Madeira. Transport 

    One day, maybe.
    Who's looking at things through the bottom of the glass now...

    Transport

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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Perfectspecimen on Sat 19 Oct 2013 - 14:57

    By the time I have got that far I am super bored. I have counted the gingers, non whites, fat birds and pensioners on board. Used up my Pringles, oranges and choccie bars so look out for ships, yachts and whales 6 miles below. Not seen any whales yet. Good when you see a plane just below going close in the opposite direction, shows just how fast they really do go. Hmmm, maybe I should take up train spotting, or twitching. Get myself a life.



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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Adam Mint on Sat 19 Oct 2013 - 14:59

    There's always F1...

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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Adam Mint on Sat 19 Oct 2013 - 15:08

    British Superbikes, try and dig up video of the last round at Silverstone a couple of weeks back, just watch the last three or four laps of each race. Final rounds at Brands Hatch this weekend,,, come on Shakey...


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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Adam Mint on Sat 19 Oct 2013 - 15:18

    Can't find video of second race last couple of laps, but came up with this...



    Plus, the totty on the grid at the start of each race makes it worthwhile alone..

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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Mischief Maker on Tue 29 Oct 2013 - 13:52

    Been looking through the threads seeing what is new as i couldn't be bothered reading everything over the last 6 weeks
    this is a good one (before it went off topic  )




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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Adam Mint on Tue 29 Oct 2013 - 13:57

    Ain't that good, Shakey screwed up...


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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by team rusty on Sat 22 Feb 2014 - 18:37

    Toot, toot!  Mr Rusty's video answers the geographic question!  Watch 'Mr Rusty Goes Shopping - the silent movie' on youtube!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-ensGEaB-0  This is the first short story in the Mr Rusty series in easy to watch format - well, er, it should have been - but never mind it's FREE!

    Note the Mr Rusty website has changed since and is http://MrRustyStories.com

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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Gypsy on Sat 22 Feb 2014 - 18:49

    Kids shouldn't be allowed to watch videos until after they can read   

    But I bet a lot wouldn´t agree with me and actually I don´t agree with that comment it just seemed an opportune way to say ... Reading should be fun, good stories should capture kids imagination when they are tiny and it will stick with them for the rest of their lives.







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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sat 22 Feb 2014 - 19:00

    I'll read that to Macie next time she's round!   Toot! Toot!



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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by Mermaid on Sat 22 Feb 2014 - 19:15

    team rusty wrote:Toot, toot!  Mr Rusty's video answers the geographic question!  Watch 'Mr Rusty Goes Shopping - the silent movie' on youtube!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-ensGEaB-0  This is the first short story in the Mr Rusty series in easy to watch format - well, er, it should have been - but never mind it's FREE!

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    that was great ,thanks. Toot Toot



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    Re: Geographical location.

    Post by 3rdforum on Sat 22 Feb 2014 - 20:07

    Gypsy wrote:Kids shouldn't be allowed to watch videos until after they can read   

    But I bet a lot wouldn´t agree with me and actually I don´t agree with that comment it just seemed an opportune way to say ...  Reading should be fun, good stories should capture kids imagination when they are tiny and it will stick with them for the rest of their lives.

    My eldest 2 are avid readers. The little fella is reading stuff for 7 -8 year olds. I think it ignites a curiosity and thirst for knowledge in them.







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