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England's 'Route 66': the A66 in Cumbria


We often hear about the fabled Route 66 in the United States; the latest offering I’ve seen is the excellent TV series describing comedian Billy Connolly’s ride along it. In England, we also have our ‘Route 66’ … nothing like as long, but maybe one day, someone will make a TV programme about it?

The A66 road over the Pennines is one of England’s main transport routes. Originally running from Scotch Corner, on the main London-Edinburgh road to Penrith, in Cumbria, it’s now been extended to the

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We always see the results of a photographer’s work, but sometimes the history of taking a photo is even more interesting than the photo itself.


You may have seen this photo of the Neuschwanstein castle in Bavaria million times. The overview of the castle which opens from the Marienbrucke – a bridge over an 80-meters gorge with a waterfall – is captured by thousands of photos, posters, puzzles, mugs, mouse pads and so on.

Sure enough I wanted to take some original shots, to find an unusual, undisco

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