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Dawlish Warren

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Dawlish Warren is a long, sandy spit which is constantly changing in shape. Its western end is dominated by several large caravan parks and amusements, compared with its eastern end which is a quiet nature reserve.

Though probably less than 200 metres from Exmouth at low tide, the end of Dawlish Warren remains tricky to access, requiring either a boat or a long walk along the length of the Warren itself.

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A: Exmouth from Dawlish Warren

door Tom Hurley, 230 hier vandaan

Dawlish Warren is a long, sandy spit which is constantly changing in shape. Its western end is domina...

Exmouth from Dawlish Warren

B: Exmouth Dock in the Snow

door Tom Hurley, 380 hier vandaan

It's not often that it snows in Exmouth, and even rarer for it to settle. But the morning of 6th Janu...

Exmouth Dock in the Snow

C: Fishing Boat Unloading at Exmouth Dock

door Tom Hurley, 400 hier vandaan

Exmouth Dock still receives commercial catches and here the Emily J (an Exeter registered fishing boa...

Fishing Boat Unloading at Exmouth Dock

D: Mamhead Slipway, Exmouth, Devon

door Tom Hurley, 410 hier vandaan

Mamhead Slipway is the most accessible of trailing a boat into the Exe Estuary, and also a great loca...

Mamhead Slipway, Exmouth, Devon

E: Exmouth Dock Development

door Tom Hurley, 580 hier vandaan

The docks development replaces the old working docks in Exmouth. The final phase of the development c...

Exmouth Dock Development

F: Exmouth Esplanade in the Snow

door Tom Hurley, 590 hier vandaan

It's not often that it snows in Exmouth, and even rarer for it to settle. But the morning of 6th Janu...

Exmouth Esplanade in the Snow

G: Yacht on Exmouth Cockle Sands

door Tom Hurley, 690 hier vandaan

The Cockle Sands extend over a huge area though are only exposed at low tides. This provides an excel...

Yacht on Exmouth Cockle Sands

H: Exmouth Cockle Sands

door Tom Hurley, 710 hier vandaan

Exmouth's Cockle Sands are perfect for dog walking and kite flying when the tide is out, and windsurf...

Exmouth Cockle Sands

I: Exmouth Snowy Seashore

door Tom Hurley, 790 hier vandaan

It's not often that it snows in Exmouth, and even rarer for it to settle. But the morning of 6th Janu...

Exmouth Snowy Seashore

J: Exmouth Seafront - Snowy Zebra Crossing

door Tom Hurley, 800 hier vandaan

It's not often that it snows in Exmouth, and even rarer for it to settle. But the morning of 6th Janu...

Exmouth Seafront - Snowy Zebra Crossing

Dit panorama is genomen in England, Europe

Dit is een overzicht van Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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