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Re: Solnhofen quarrying pattern
In article <0f1e01c5b90d$a3f9fcf0$0100a8c0@yourynxza5usuu>, K and T Dykes
> Anyway, they'd already filmed some dynamite at Portland. More
> would've been greedy.
No, not greedy, simply necessary. Mad Nigel in my caving club is from
Portland - he'd have got you more of "Dr Nobel's Linctus for excessively
tight caves." <basil>Boom Boom!</basil>
> <<The local maps mark a number of areas as being for "hobbysteinbrukken",
> Signs generally read 'Hobbysteinbruck' (pl. Hobbysteinbrücke).
My maps are in a box in the parent's cellar. My German is even more
marginal than my Russian <G>.
> Theoretically, you have to
> spend a night in the town to qualify for access. Maps are available from
> the hotelier, but they're very likely some years old.
Camping at Pappenheim probably doesn't count.
> The situation is different towards Eichstätt.
Didn't visit Eichstatt. Just wanted to do some walking and rock
hounding. Pick up an Archy. Usual minor holiday ambitions - after all I
hadn't had a booked holiday since 1991, and all I got from that was a piece
of indupitible monadnockite.
> dragon flies are wonderful at the right time of year, as you can go out to
> the pond and watch some of their counterparts. Beautiful.)
I'd completely forgotten about them. Very pleasent walking back
alongside the river in the evening.
> There really is a boat hire company called Lemmings.
No! [sound FX : beating head against brick wall.]
Location: 57°10' N, 02°09' W (sub-tropical Aberdeen), 0.021233
Written at Wed, 14 Sep 2005 11:51 +0100
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