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Old 08 March 2004, 17:04   #1
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Just back from Falklands doing some boat training. A few of the things you might meet when beaching the boat.
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some are not quite as energetic
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and some are a little better looking
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Big white beaches to land on - make sure you dont go on the ones thought to be mined!
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Graveyard of a lot of ships damaged rounding the Horn
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Maybe Gary should arrange his next trip there, the sea looks much calmer than his previous outings in Fleetwood.
Q. Has anyone told the penguins the beaches are 'thought to be mined'?
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bit of boating practise in Chile first!
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Fantastic pictures however, if this.....

isn't a daft question. "Why is there a No2 painted on a rock in the first picture" ?
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Has anyone told the penguins the beaches are 'thought to be mined'
They seem to be light enough to walk over them. I had the present Mrs wavelength walk in front at the appropriate places.
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isn't a daft question. "Why is there a No2 painted on a rock in the first picture" ?
Conservations people's way of keeping track of the elephant seals etc populations (not the rocks they tend to stay put) Some of the elephant seals have i.d. marks sprayed on them as well - which although doubtless important does take away from the wilderness experience!
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