"To many this image epitimises the Isle of Man" Top 5 Page for this destination Douglas by Pauldelabar
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Laxey is just a few miles from Douglas north in the direction of Ramsey.
Laxey is also the starting point for the mountain railway to the top of Snaefell.
Picture 'borrowed' from an IOM tourism site.
Currency: British and Manx pound.
Language: English (and Manx: historical only )
Nearest large town(s)/city: IS Douglas.
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If I can quote from the little vinyl record that came with my holiday brochure for the Isle of Man at the time that I went there.
'When standing on the top of Snaefell (the mountain) you can see five kingdoms. England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland and above - the Kingdom of Heaven'.
When I stayed in Douglas, this was the Falcon Cliff Hotel which used to put on some good entertainment in the evenings for a modest fee on the door.
However, I am told that it is not a Hotel anymore. Sad loss.
Flags of the Isle of Man on Douglas promenade. The 3 legged design on the flag history says that, "No matter how I land, I will stand". Or something like that. The tracks in the foreground are for the horse drawn tram that runs along the seafront.
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- Pros:Being an island, everything is only a short distance away.
- Cons:TT races close a lot of roads making getting about a nightmare.
- In a nutshell:Many things to see. A great holiday.
I suppose one can't miss out the subject of the Isle of Man TT motor bike races. The races effectively close all the... more travel advice
I say walk because although this is a roadway, it is only accessable for part of the way due to erosion and its... more travel advice
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