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South America Travel Guides

South America Travel Guides

Provides travel tips and advice for those interested in traveling to Central or South America. Descriptions of popular destinations in each country are provided along with images and contact information for various tour guides and destinations.
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Heceta Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Heceta Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 56 foot tall conical masonry tower was erected to guide ships along the Pacific coast, north of the Siuslaw River. Its first-order Fresnel lens, whose focal plane is 205 feet above sea level, casts a light 21 miles out to sea. It was built to light a dark area between Yaquina Head and Cape Arago, a distance of some 90 miles. Today, the histor …
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Cape Meares Light (Restoration) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Meares Light (Restoration) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Cape Meares Light is a 38 foot tall octagonal brick tower sheathed in sheet iron and has a small attached workroom which was added to the structure in 1895. It had a focal plane 217 feet above sea level. Located at the southern exposure of Tillamook Bay, it resides in Cape Meares State Park. A modern structure was added on site in 1963, but the ol …
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Point Montara Light- ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Montara Light- ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located about 20 miles south of San Francisco, point Montara is a southern spur of Montara mountain which terminates in 60 foot cliffs with numerous out lying rocks. These rocks were especially hazardous to early mariners in bad weather as they sailed close to the coast approaching the Golden Gate. A fog signal station was first established here i …
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Coquille River Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Coquille River Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 40 foot tall conical brick tower covered with stucco is attached to the station’s fog signal building. The light sits on the north bank of the river where it empties into the Pacific Ocean. It originally held a fourth-order Fresnel lens with a focal plane of 47 feet above sea level. Left abandoned for many years following its deactivation, it …
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Cape Disappointment Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Disappointment Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located on a headland on the north side of the Columbia River where it empties into the Pacific Ocean, this 53 foot tall conical, dressed stone tower and attached oil house has a focal plane of 220 feet above sea level. It originally housed a first-order Fresnel lens. That lens was moved to the newly established North Head Light in 1898, and Cape …
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Ten Pound Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Ten Pound Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This brick lined cast-iron tower is 30 feet tall and sits in Gloucester’s inner harbor. It replaced an original 1821, 40-foot stone tower built on the site. When the lighthouse was taken out of service in 1956, its light was moved to other various towers. After restoration of the lighthouse, it was returned to this tower and relighted in 1989.”
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Watch Hill Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Watch Hill Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 45-foot tall square granite tower, attached to a square dwelling, is located on the north side of the east entrance to Fishers Island Sound. It replaced the first tower at this point near the Connecticut state line that had been built in 1807. The nearby oil house now houses a maritime museum, and restoration of the keeper’s dwelling is under …
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West Chop Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

West Chop Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“When this present 52-foot tall, cylindrical brick tower with attached entry house was constructed, the station’s two 1847 keeper’s dwellings were renovated. The first light at this site was a 25-foot tall stone tower built in 1817. The second light, built of brick in 1838, had to be moved away from eroding cliffs in 1847 and again in 1891. This li …
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The Cuckolds Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Cuckolds Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located off Cape Newagen, at the southern tip of Southport Island, this small light tower sits atop the original 1892 stone fog signal building and marks the passage between Sheepscot Bay and Booth Bay. The keeper’s house and other outbuildings were washed away during a winter storm in 1978. The original fourth-order Fresnel lens is now on display …
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Wood End Light – ipl’s Lighthouses – A Photographic Journey

Wood End Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses – A Photographic Journey

“This 39-foot tall, slightly tapered, square, white-washed brick tower is located near the tip of Cape Cod between Race Point and Long Point, directly across from the harbor of Provincetown. It is very similar in appearance to the nearby Long Point Light tower.”
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New Canal Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

New Canal Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This two story structure with its light tower rising from the middle of its hip roof, sits on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain at the entrance to the New Canal which connects the lake to downtown New Orleans.” Built in 1890, “The still active light is a prominent feature of Lakefront Park.”
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St. Simons Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Simons Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light sits at the southern tip of St. Simons Island at 101 12th Street. Its tower is 104 feet tall and has a 129 step cast-iron spiral staircase which can be climbed as part of the lighthouse tour. This light replaced the original 1810 light which was destroyed during the Civil War by Confederate troops as they were forced to evacuate the isl …
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St. Augustine Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Augustine Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 165-foot tower is located on St. Augustine’s Anastasia Island. It rests on an octagonal foundation and has the same one-story entry building with gable hood seen at North Carolina’s Bodie Island and Currituck Beach lighthouses. The two-story brick duplex keeper’s dwelling was built in 1875 atop a coquina (tabby) foundation. These lighthouse s …
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Stonington Harbor Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Stonington Harbor Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light was first erected on the west side of the harbor at Windmill Point in 1824. After erosion threatened the structure it was rebuilt at its present location on the east side of the harbor in 1840.”
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St. Johns River Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Johns River Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located on the grounds of the Mayport Naval Station at the mouth of the St. Johns River. Originally 66 feet tall, it was raised to its present height of 81 feet in 1887. It was replaced by a lightship positioned 7 miles out in the ocean in 1929. In 1969, the Coast Guard turned the lighthouse over to the Navy as part of the Naval Stat …
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St. Johns (Mayport) Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Johns (Mayport) Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This newer, modern-looking structure replaced the St. Johns Lightship in 1954. It sits on the grounds of the Mayport Naval Station near the ocean beach. The 64-foot tower was constructed using concrete blocks finished with an exterior coating of cement. It represents a more modern lighthouse structure which is sleek, functional and practical. It o …
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Cape Blanco Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Blanco Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 59 foot tall conical masonry tower sits on the westernmost point in Oregon and is the oldest standing lighthouse in Oregon. The tower originally held a first-order Fresnel lens which had a focal plane 245 feet above sea level. That lens was replaced by a second-order lens in 1936 which still operates in the tower today.”
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Squirrel Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Squirrel Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 25 foot tall octagonal, wood tower with attached signal building sits on the southwest point of Arrowsic Island along the eastern side of the Kennebec River. The 1-1/2 story wood framed Victorian style keeper’s house was built the same year as the tower. The tower originally held a fifth-order Fresnel lens, but it was removed in 1980 and repl …
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Sanibel Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sanibel Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 102-foot tower is a square pyramidal skeleton structure with a cylinder enclosing a stairway. It is located at Sanibel Point on the east end of Sanibel Island, a few miles from the J.N. ‘Ding’ Darling National Wildlife Refuge. This still active light is now automated.”
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Mobile Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Mobile Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1873, “This 30-foot tall iron tower sits on Mobile Point at the east side of the narrow mouth into Mobile Bay. It is located on the grounds of the Fort Morgan State Historic Site” in Gulf Shores, Alabama. “It replaced the original 1822 brick tower that had been destroyed during the Civil War.”
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St. Joseph Bay Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Joseph Bay Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This privately owned square wooden lighthouse, with a stubby tower centered atop the hip roof, was originally located in Beacon Hill at the entrance to St. Joseph Bay. When discontinued by the government in 1960, the building was abandoned and eventually moved for use as a barn. In 1979 it was moved again, this time to Simmons Bayou, and converted …
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Cape San Blas Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape San Blas Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1885 and decommissioned in 1989, this “98-foot square pyramidal skeleton tower” is “Located on Government property at the southern tip of Cape San Blas along the western edge of San Blas Bay” in Apalachicola, Florida.
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St. Marks Light ??? ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Marks Light ??? ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1842, this 75-foot tall tower is “south of Tallahassee,” Florida on Apalachee Bay at the entrance of St. Marks River, in St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Damaged during the Civil War and later repaired, it is currently automated and active.
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Boca Grande Rear Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Boca Grande Rear Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This hexagonal, skeletal tower stands approximately one mile from the southern tip of Gasparilla Island” in Florida. The exact date of construction is unknown. “One account has it built in 1890, the same year as the Port Boca Grande light, in a location which ranged with that light. It was later moved on shore (having ended up in the Gulf due to s …
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Point Arena Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Arena Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Arena Light was built in 1908 and automated in 1977. It is “owned by the Point Arena Lighthouse Keepers, Inc.” and resides on the California coast with an “on-site museum and… vacation rental houses.” The original tower was brick but in 1870, after being destroyed by an earthquake, it was rebuilt with “reinforced concrete.”
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Point Bonita Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Bonita Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Bonita Light was built on the Pacific Coast in Sausalito, California in 1877 and automated in 1981. “Located four miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge, this light marks the entrance to San Francisco Bay and is the second light built here… It was the last California lighthouse to be automated and is currently owned by the National Park Servi …
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Pigeon Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Pigeon Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Pigeon Point Light is a “115 foot tall tower… on the west coast.” It was built in 1872 and automated in 1974 with an aero beacon. It is “leased to the California Department of Parks and Recreation.” The tower is located in California “between Monterey Bay and San Francisco Bay.”
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Sand Island Light (AL) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sand Island Light (AL) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 132-foot tall brick conical tower stands alone on the small stone island which is just a little larger than the base of the tower itself. Once over 400 acres in size, the island has eroded away and consists only of the stone and rip rap holding it together which has been hauled in over the years to save the tower. Two other lights on the isla …
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Lightship Columbia – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Lightship Columbia – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The Lightship Columbia was commissioned in 1950 as Light Vessel No. 604, and was built by the Rice Brothers Shipyard in Boothbay, Maine. She first took her position at the important Columbia station just outside the Columbia River Bar and southwest of Cape Disappointment, Washington in 1951. Decommissioned in 1979, she was replaced by a lighted ho …
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Port Boca Grande Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Port Boca Grande Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This structure sits at the south end of Gasparilla Island and was originally known as the Gasparilla Island Lighthouse. It is a square dwelling with a pyramidal roof and a square light tower rising through its center. The station was decommissioned in 1967 but a local conservation group restored the structure and with permission of the Coast Guard …
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Pensacola Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Pensacola Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 160-foot tall brick tower shows its automated light 191 feet above sea level. It has survived the Civil War, lightning strikes and earthquakes, and has been tended by numerous keepers over the years (in one 15 year period, there were 13 different keepers). It resides inside the Pensacola Naval Air Station at the western end of Pensacola Bay.”
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Devils Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Devils Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light was the last lighthouse to be placed in the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior. First built as a temporary wood skeleton tower in 1891, it was replaced by this current 71 foot steel cylindrical tower in 1901. This light station consisted of two large houses – one for the keeper and another for his assistant. There was also a fog signal bu …
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Brandywine Shoal Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Brandywine Shoal Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lighthouse is located in Delaware Bay, NJ. “This reinforced concrete lighthouse is built on a cast-iron caisson in the middle of Delaware Bay warning ships of the shoal on which it sits. This present structure replaced two previous lighthouses built here in 1828 and 1848.”
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Charlotte-Genesee Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Charlotte-Genesee Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1822 and decommissioned in 1881, “This light is located on Lake Ontario at the mouth of the Genesee River. It is the second-oldest lighthouse on the Great Lakes. The original keeper’s quarters was a two room limestone cottage which sat beside the 40 foot high octagonal limestone tower. The current brick dwelling replaced the cottage in 186 …
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Crisp Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Crisp Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Crisp Point Lighthouse was built in 1904 in Vermillion Michigan on Lake Superior. The lighthouse is located in a remote area “between the two small towns of Two heart and Vermillion.” Only the tower and small building next to it remain after the rest of the building was demolished.
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Duluth North Breakwater Light- ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Duluth North Breakwater Light- ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1910, Duluth North Breakwater Light “sits at the end of the north breakwater alongside the channel connecting Duluth Harbor to Lake Superior. The white and black tower is 37 feet tall and has a metal frame which is enclosed by riveted steel plates. (Photo 1994, Trip #19)”
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Cana Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cana Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light originally had a conical yellow brick tower. It was sheathed with steel plates in 1901 to prevent further deterioration of the brickwork. Today, this still operating lighthouse is licensed to the Door County Maritime Museum and is open to the public 10:00 to 5:00 daily between mid May and mid October. The tower, however, is not accessib …
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Cheboygan River East Front Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cheboygan River East Front Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is currently owned by the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keeper’s Association, and in the process of restoration to its 1920 appearance. It is open to the public on weekends and holidays during the summer for a small fee. It still serves as an active aid to navigation, but mostly to guide pleasure craft entering the river.”
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Fort Gratiot Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Fort Gratiot Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Initially built in 1825, the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse that exists now was built in 1861, automated in 1933 and is currently still in service. It is located in Port Huron, Michigan and “was the first lighthouse on Lake Huron.”
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Fairport West Breakwater Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Fairport West Breakwater Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light sits at the end of a long, rocky breakwater that juts out into Fairport Harbor. It is a white, two-story house with red sheet metal roof. The square tower rises just above the peak of the house. Its roof and ventilator ball are also painted red to match the roof of the house below.”
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Chicago Harbor Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Chicago Harbor Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The first lighthouse here was built in 1832 on the mainland at the mouth of the Chicago River. The present light (built in 1893) was also originally located there. It was moved to its present location at the south end of the north breakwater in 1919 and the attached side buildings added at that time. The building on one side of the tower houses a …
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Nayatt Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Nayatt Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Nayatt Point Light is located in Barrington, Rhode Island. It was built in 1856 and decommissioned in 1868. “This 25-foot tall light with two-story keeper’s residence is located across Providence Harbor from Warwick. It replaced the original light built here in 1828. It has been privately owned since 1890.”
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New London Ledge Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

New London Ledge Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

New London Ledge Light is located in New London, Connecticut. It was built in 1909 and automated in 1987. “This light marks the ledge of rock it rests on and the long shoal extending from it. The square three-story brick structure sits on a 50-foot square concrete pier. The tower and lantern rise out of the center of the roof. It is now a museum, g …
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New London Harbor Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

New London Harbor Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

New London Harbor Light is located in New London, Connecticut, and it was built in 1801. “This 88-foot tall octagonal stone tower replaced the first tower that had been built at the site in 1760. Located in New London Harbor on the west side of the entrance to the Thames River, this light is the oldest lighthouse in Connecticut. Though the still ac …
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Nauset Beach Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Nauset Beach Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in North Eastham, Massachusetts, Nauset Beach Light was built in 1923, automated in 1952, and decommissioned in 1993. “The 48-foot tall conical cast-iron tower was originally built in 1877 as one of the twin towers at Chatham. It was dismantled and moved to Nauset in 1923 to replace the last of the Three Sisters. It stands above the Nauset …
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Spring Point Ledge Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Spring Point Ledge Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 54 foot tall cylindrical, brick ‘sparkplug’ style tower, built on a cast-iron caisson, sits at the end of a 900 foot breakwater and marks a dangerous ledge on the west side of the main shipping channel into Portland Harbor. It includes four levels consisting of a galley, keeper’s office and living quarters, assistant keeper’s quarters, and wa …
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Sea Girt Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sea Girt Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This brick, two-story, L-shaped structure has its light tower attached at the intersection of the wings. Victorian in style, it stands among similarly designed residential homes along the Atlantic shore. Being almost midway between the Twin Lights of Navesink and the Barnegat Light, it filled a darkened gap between those two lights and maintained …
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South Hyannis Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

South Hyannis Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This brick tower is attached to the one and one-half story wood framed Cape Cod keeper’s dwelling by a covered walkway. It sits on the west side of Hyannis Harbor across from Point Gammon. It served as a rear range light with a 20-foot tall wooden tower at the end of the wharf from 1885 until it was shut down in 1929. At that time, the entire lant …
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Sombrero Key Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sombrero Key Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This brown, octagonal, pyramidal skeletal tower has a central cylindrical stairwell. Its light shines 142 feet above sea level and is the tallest of the lights on the outer reefs along Florida’s Keys. It is near one of the most spectacular structures in Florida: Seven-Mile Bridge. It was the last reef light to be built by Lieutenant George Meade.”
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Fire Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Fire Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Fire Island Light was built in 1858. “Located on the south shore of Long Island at the western end of the Fire Island National Seashore, adjacent to Robert Moses State Park, this 168 foot tower replaced the first 74 foot tower which was taken down because it wasn’t high enough. It was originally adjacent to the inlet to Great South Bay, but the in …
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Eastern Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eastern Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eastern Point Light was built in 1890 and automated in 1986. “Located at the northern most part of Gloucester Harbor, this 36-foot tall cylinidrical, brick tower serves as a guide to ships entering this scenic and commercial harbor from the Atlantic Ocean. It replaced the original stone tower built in 1832 at the site.”
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Sapelo Island Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sapelo Island Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 25-foot tall cast-iron range light tower sits some 660 feet to the east of the main Sapelo Island Light. During World War II, the tower served as a Coast Guard observation post against the German submarine threat. It was repainted in 1998 when the main light was renovated. The photo on the left is how it appeared in 1996 (27th trip) and the p …
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Eagle Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eagle Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eagle Island Light was built in 1839. “This 30 foot tall conical rubblestone tower is located in Penobscot Bay on the east end of the island, which is between Deer Isle and North Haven. A wood framed, two story keeper’s house and fog bell tower were built at the same time. In 1858 the lantern was fitted with a fourth-order Fresnel lens. The Fresne …
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Sapelo Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sapelo Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 90-foot tall brick tower was built by Winslow Lewis on land provided the Federal government by Thomas Spalding. It was originally built as a harbor light, guiding vessels into Doboy Sound north of St. Simons Island on their way to the increasingly busy port of Darien. It received a fourth-order Fresnel lens in 1854. Confederates damaged the t …
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Scituate Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Scituate Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“When originally built, this granite octagonal tower was 25 feet tall. In 1827 it was raised 15 feet and a new, larger lantern was installed. It is located at Cedar Point on the north side of the entrance to Scituate Harbor. It is maintained by the Scituate Historical Society and opened to the public on certain days.”
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East Chop Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

East Chop Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

East Chop Light was built in 1877. “This light stands at the edge of the East Chop cliffs above Oak Bluffs. It marks the east side of the entrance to Vineyard Haven Harbor. The 40-foot tall tower is a cylindrical cast-iron structure typical of the style built during this era. The wood framed keeper’s dwelling and brick oil house were removed in 193 …
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Duxbury Pier Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Duxbury Pier Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Duxbury Pier Light was built in 1871. “This 47-foot tall conical cast-iron tower rests on a tall concrete-filled caisson. It is located on the north side of the channel that leads to Duxbury, Plymouth and Kingston. Known locally as the ‘Bug Light’ it is now automated, but still active.”
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Harbor Beach Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Harbor Beach Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Harbor Beach Light was built in 1885. “Also known as the Sand Beach Light, this lighthouse marks the entrance to an artificial harbor near Michigan’s ‘thumb’ region. Costing nearly $1 million, the US Army Corps of Engineers built the Sand Beach Harbor as a harbor of refuge between Port Huron and Saginaw Bay. This still active lighthouse has escape …
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Sandy Hook Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sandy Hook Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 85-foot tall octagonal rubblestone tower is the only surviving U.S. lighthouse of the colonial period and therefore is the oldest lighthouse in the United States. Located at the tip of Sandy Hook, north of the highlands, it is part of the Gateway National Recreation Area. It is still in operation today.”
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Mohawk Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Mohawk Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Mohawk Island Light was built in Mohawk Island, Ontario, in 1848. “Located just off shore near Lowbanks, Ontario, this light originally guided ships heading for the harbor of Port Maitland and the first Welland Canal entrance. The entrance to the Canal was moved to Port Colborne 12 miles away, but the Mohawk Island Light remained in service until …
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Ram Island Ledge Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Ram Island Ledge Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 72 foot tall, conical, granite block tower sits on a jagged stretch of rock which is visible only at low tide. The gray granite tower has the appearance of being very old, even though it is one of the more recently built lights. This light is easily seen from the Portland Head Light.” It was built in 1905.
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Stokes Bay Rear Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Stokes Bay Rear Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Stokes Bay Rear Range Light was built in Stokes Bay, Ontario in 1904. “This smaller square white wooden structure with red trim sits atop a white skeletal tower and is located on the eastern shore of the mainland at the south edge of Irish Harbour in Stokes Bay. The overall height of the structure is 61 feet.” It was automated in 1955.
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South Buffalo Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

South Buffalo Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

South Buffalo Light was built in Buffalo, New York in 1903. “This 30-foot tall conical, cast iron structure is located on the Lake Erie shore at the end of an industrial pier near the south entrance to the harbor. It is located on private property and can only be seen from afar or by boat.” It was automated in 1935.
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Prudence Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Prudence Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 30-foot tall octagonal granite tower was originally located on the southern end of Newport’s Goat Island. In 1851 it was dismantled and then reassembled at Sandy Point on Prudence Island. It was relighted in January of 1852.” It was built in 1823.
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Portland Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Portland Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 80 foot tall, conical rubblestone tower was the first lighthouse built in Maine. It is situated at the south entrance to Portland Harbor, adjacent to Fort Williams State Park. The station is currently owned by the town of Cape Elizabeth and the Museum at Portland Head Light has been located in the former keeper’s house since 1992.”
It was bui …
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Hog Island Shoal Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Hog Island Shoal Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 60-foot tall caisson-supported cast-iron lighthouse is similar in design to many built during the 1871-1915 period. It replaced the Hog Island Lightship that had been on station here since 1886. It is located near, and can be seen from, the Mount Hope River Bridge. The light is now automated.”
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Hereford Inlet Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Hereford Inlet Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This unique Victorian Stick Style dwelling marks the entrance to Hereford Inlet along the Atlantic Coast north of the Delaware Bay. The light tower rises out of the center of the house to a height of 57 feet. Surrounded by beautiful grdens, it is maintained by the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Commission and houses a museum.”
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Hillsboro Inlet Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Hillsboro Inlet Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located between Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale on the north side of Hillsboro Inlet, this 137-foot tall octagonal, pyramidal iron skeleton tower has a metal cylinder housing the 175 stairs. This automated beacon is still active today.”
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Old Point Comfort Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Old Point Comfort Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Old Point Comfort Light was built in 1802 and is located in Hampton, Virginia. The lighthouse is registered on the National Register of Historic Places and was damaged in the Civil War but has since been “restored to its original condition.” “It is the second oldest lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay”
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Hendricks Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Hendricks Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 39 foot tall, square, brick tower is the second light tower at the site, the first having been built in 1829. It is located on a small promontory on the west side of Southport Island, bordering the east side of the Sheepscot River mouth. The present tower originally held a fifth-order Fresnel lens that was replaced in 1979. The light was disc …
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Ocracoke Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Ocracoke Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Ocracoke Light was built in 1823 and is located in Ocracoke, North Carolina. It is the oldest lighthouse in operation along the coast of North Carolina. This lighthouse replaced the lighthouse that was built on Shell Castle Island in 1798.
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Little Cumberland Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Little Cumberland Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located on the northern tip of Little Cumberland Island on St. Andrews Sound. It is the most southerly of Georgia’s five standing lighthouses. In the years prior to the Civil War, it was sometimes referred to as the St. Andrews Lighthouse. Surrounded by a heavy stand of trees, only the tip of the tower is visible from the water. Toda …
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Key West Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Key West Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light sits at the southern tip of Florida’s Keys. The tower is 86 feet tall, having been raised from its original height of 66 feet in 1894. The first lighthouse in Key West was built in 1825 closer to the shore on Whitehead Point, but was destroyed during a hurricane in 1846. This new tower was built on higher ground and further inland to he …
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Loop Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Loop Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light stands on the Clare shore at the Mouth of the Shannon which leads into the River Shannon. The first lighthouse here was built around 1670 and was a cottage-type light. That first light was replaced with a more conventional tower in 1802, and the present light built in 1854. It was converted to electricity in 1971 and automated in 1991. …
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Oak Island Light – ipl’s lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Oak Island Light – ipl2’s lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1958, this lighthouse “replaced the Cape Fear Light” and is located in Southport, North Carolina. Constructed out of “black, white, and gray” concrete this tower stands “155 feet tall.” “This light has the newest and most powerful beam of all American lighthouses.”
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Long Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Long Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This slightly tapered, square, white-washed brick tower marks the end of a sandy arm of land curving back toward Provincetown on Cape Cod. It is also known as the Provincetown Harbor Light. The tower is 38 feet tall, and is very similar in appearance to the nearby Wood End Light tower. It replaced the original light built in 1827 at this site.”
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Newport Harbor Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Newport Harbor Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Newport Harbor Light lighthouse is located on Goat Island, Rhode Island. The lighthouse station was built in 1865 out of granite stone and stands 35 feet tall. It was automated in 1963 and “was completely renovated by the Coast Guard in 1989.”
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Marblehead Light (Mass.) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Marblehead Light (Mass.) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 105-foot tall cast iron tower is the only skeletal lighthouse built in New England. It is located on Marblehead Neck at the entrance to Marblehead Harbor. It replaced a squat tower that had become obscured by new buildings in the area. That original tower was built in either 1833, 1836 or 1838 depending on which account one is to believe. The …
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Kyleakin Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Kyleakin Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 69 foot tall, white conical tower is located on the small island of Eilean Ban. It sits beneath the Skye bridge, which connects mainland Scotland to the Isle of Skye off the western coast of Scotland. It was designed by David and Thomas Stevenson. The light is not operational any more as navigational lights are now displayed on the bridge ins …
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Plymouth Light- ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Plymouth Light- ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Originally built as twin 39-foot tall octagonal pyramidal towers 30 feet apart, they were too close together to be effective. One of the lights was discontinued in 1924, but this remaining light is still in service. It is located on Gurnet Point on the north side of the entrance to Plymouth Bay. It is also known as the Gurnet Light. The site is no …
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Montauk Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Montauk Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Originally 78 feet tall and constructed of sandstone blocks from Connecticut, the height of this octagonal pyramidal tower was increased to 110 feet in 1860. The present two story Colonial, brick keeper’s house was also constructed in 1860. It housed a head keeper and his family and two assistant keepers. Today it houses a museum. Located at the e …
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Marshall Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Marshall Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 31 foot tall brick and granite tower replaced the original 1832 rubblestone tower. It stands at the southern tip of the peninsula and marks the east side of the entrance to Port Clyde Harbor. This current tower was originally equipped with a fifth-order Fresnel lens. The Fresnel lens was removed in 1935. Presently the tower is equipped with a …
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Morris Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Morris Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, the first light here was built in 1767 and was one of only two lighthouses found south of the Delaware Bay by the end of the Revolution. The original tower was destroyed during the Civil War. The keeper’s dwelling of this present light has been claimed by erosion and the tower itself is now surrounded …
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Minots Ledge Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Minots Ledge Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Originally built as an iron pile lighthouse in 1850, that first tower was downed by a storm in 1851. For the next nine years a lightship guarded the dangerous reefs around Minots Ledge. This present tower stands 97 feet tall and is built of granite blocks laid on top of foundation stones weighing two tons each. It is also known as the ‘lovers ligh …
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Plum Beach Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Plum Beach Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 54-foot tall cylindrical cast-iron caisson-supported tower sits near the Jamestown Bridge at the western entrance to Narragansett Bay. It became ineffective when the bridge was built in 1940 and was discontinued the next year. Abandoned a few years later, it has fallen to the elements and is badly deteriorated. Friends of Plum Beach Lighthous …
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Perkins Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Perkins Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 23 foot tall octagonal, wood tower sits on a seven-acre island along the eastern side of the Kennebec River. The two-story wood framed keeper’s house and barn were built at the same time as the tower. The tower originally held a fifth-order Fresnel lens which was removed when the station was automated. This light is the first of four Kennebec …
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Pemaquid Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Pemaquid Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 38 foot tall, conical rubblestone tower is located at Pemaquid Point on the western side of Muscongus Bay. It’s current fourth order Fresnel lens was installed in 1856 and was Maine’s first light to be automated in 1934. The tower is owned by the Coast Guard, but the remainder of the property is owned by the town of Bristol which operates the …
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Owls Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Owls Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Situated on a promontory south of Rockland Harbor in Penobscot Bay, this light is located in the scenic Owls Head State Park. Although the tower is only 20 feet tall, it sits on a hill that places it 100 feet above the water. A fourth-order Fresnel lens was installed in 1856 and still shines from the light today.”
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Geitungen Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Geitungen Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This Spanish style building with a 11.2 m (37 ft) tall light tower in the middle of it, is located on the island of Geitebrygg?? along the southwest coast of Norway. Having replaced a smaller light which was in the harbor of Skudeneshavn, this second order lens is 41 m (135 ft) above sea level. It can be seen from 17.8 nautical miles out to sea. T …
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Gr??nningen Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Gr??nningen Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light sits near the Oks??y and Odder??ya lights helping mark the entrance to Kristiansand Harbor along the southern coast of Norway. It is 14 m (46 ft) tall and its lantern is 18.7 m (61 ft) above sea level. It has a range of 13.5 nautical miles.”
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H??yvarde Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

H??yvarde Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The first lighthouse built here at Karmsundet (the strait separating Karm??y from the mainland) in 1700 was only the third lighthouse built along the Norwegian coast. The present light was built in 1858 but was only in use until 1902 when it was replaced by two modern lanterns. While in use it also served as a customs house where taxes were collec …
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Girdle Ness Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Girdle Ness Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 121 foot tall, white conical tower with its distinctive bulge in the middle was designed by Robert Stevenson. It is located at the south entrance of Aberdeen Harbor and shines 22 miles out to sea. It is currently an active aid to navigation.”
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Verdens Ende Light (Replica) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Verdens Ende Light (Replica) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This stone structure with its pivoting fire basket was built as a replica of the old lighthouses that used to burn wood and then coal in the basket to warn vessels of danger or to guide them into a port or harbor. It is located at the end of the peninsula that separates the T??nsberg Fjord and the Oslo Fjord.”
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Isle of May Main Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Isle of May Main Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lighthouse is located on the Isle of May “5 miles off the southeast coast of Scotland.” The main light is the upper of a pair of range lights on the island, with the lower being the Isle of May Low Light. Built in 1816 to replace the original light tower, which was “built in 1636,” the Main Light was automated in 1989.
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Hellis??y Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Hellis??y Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1885 and automated in 1992, this lighthouse is “Located on the island of Fedje” near the western coast of Norway. The lighthouse is “32.3 m (106 ft)” tall. “A pilot station and helicopter pad are also located on the island, and together with the lighthouse they control all boat traffic in the area.”
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Kinnaird Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Kinnaird Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lighthouse is located near Fraserburgh Harbor on “the northeast coast of Scotland.” Originally built in 1787, the lighthouse was later reconstructed in 1824 and improved again in 1851, and later automated in 1991. The lighthouse currently houses the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses.
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Isle of May Low Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Isle of May Low Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lighthouse is located on the Isle of May “off the southeast coast of Scotland,” in the town of Anstruther. It is one of two range lights on the island, the other being the Isle of May Main Light. The two lights are located where the Firth of Forth meets the North Sea.
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Falsterbo Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Falsterbo Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located in Ljunghusen, Sweden, this 25 m (82 ft) tall lighthouse is situated at the southwestern most point in Sweden. It is the site of the oldest beacon known in Scandinavia, dating to the 13th century. The current lighthouse was built in 1796. Electricity was installed at the lighthouse in 1935. Today it is surrounded by a golf course and the …
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D??mman Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

D??mman Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located on a shallow rock formation in Kalmar Sound and is privately owned. It is being restored and rooms added to be turned into a hotel. It is located offshore from the town of Sandvik, Sweden which is on the west coast of the island of ??land.”
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Eger??y Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eger??y Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1854 and automated in 1989, “This cast iron …tower houses a first order lens which is 46.4 m (152 ft) above sea level. It can be seen 18.8 nautical miles out to sea” and is “located along the southwest coast of Norway. “
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Cromarty Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cromarty Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1846 and automated in 1985, “this 43 foot tall, white conical tower was built to guide ships between the Moray Firth and the Cromarty Firth. The height of its focal plane is 59 feet above sea level. It was designed by Alan Stevenson and is still an active aid to navigation. ” It is “Located on the northeast tip of the Black Isle.”
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Umpqua River Light- ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Umpqua River Light- ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 65 foot tall conical tower is made of brick with a stucco covering. It holds a first-order Fresnel lens that has a focal plane 165 feet above sea level and can be seen 19 miles out to sea. It is located along the Pacific coast, above the entrance to Winchester Bay at the mouth of the Umpqua River. This is the second lighthouse erected on this …
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Chanonry Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Chanonry Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1846 and automated in 1984, “This 43 foot tall, white conical tower is attached to a half round building. Its focal plane is 39 feet above sea level. It is located on the Black Isle, south of Rosemarkie, as the Moray Firth narrows between Chanonry Point and Fort George. Designed by Alan Stevenson, it is still active today.”
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Covesea Skerries Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Covesea Skerries Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1846 and automated in 1984, “this 118 foot tall, white conical tower was designed by Alan Stevenson. Its light has a range of 20 (red) and 24 (white) nautical miles. The focal plane is 161 feet above sea level. It is still active today.” This lighthouse is “located near the southern entrance to Moray Firth on the northeast coast of Scotlan …
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L??nge Erik Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

L??nge Erik Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lighthouse was built in 1845 and automated in 1976.
“This light is located at the northern tip of the island of ??land. The tower is 32.1 m (105 ft) tall and made from sandstone. It can actually sway up to 2 feet during very high winds. Electricity was installed at the light in 1946. The tower is open to the public and can be climbed to the to …
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Finngrundet Lightship – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Finngrundet Lightship – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lightship was built in 1903 and decommissioned in 1969. “This beautifully restored lightship was originally stationed 40 miles offshore, northeast of Gavoe, Sweden in the Baltic Sea. In 1940 she was also equipped as a weather station. Today she is part of the VASA Museum and can be toured by the public.”
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Han?? Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Han?? Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The first light at this site was constructed atop the keeper’s dwelling in 1869. The current concrete and stone 16 m (53 ft) high tower replaced it in 1906. Electricity was installed in 1939. It sits on top of the highest rock of the island making it the second highest lighthouse in the Baltic Sea.”
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Kullen Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Kullen Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is one of the most prominent landmarks along the Swedish coastline. Though the present tower dates to 1900, there has been some type of beacon at this site since 1561. Located at the western tip of Kullaberg headland, it is Scandinavia’s most powerful light. Electricity was installed at the station in 1937. Though fully automated in 197 …
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Lista Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Lista Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The original light tower at this location was built in 1836. Then from 1851 to 1853 two more towers were erected. In 1873 two of the towers were torn down, leaving this northernmost one standing. Located at the southern tip of Norway, it stands 34 m (112 ft) tall and is 39.5 m (130 ft) above sea level. It reaches 17.5 nautical miles out to sea.”
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Kvits??y Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Kvits??y Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located along the southwest coast of Norway, this area marks the southern entrance to the Skudenes Fjord. There has been a light in this area since 1700, with the first tower being built in 1800. The present 27 m (89 ft) tower was erected in 1855 and houses a second order lens that is 45.2 m (148 ft) above sea level, with a range of 18.5 nautical …
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Lindesnes Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Lindesnes Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is 16.1 m (53 ft) tall and sits on a cliff along the southwest coast of Norway, making it 50.1 m (164 ft) above sea level. It houses a first order lens which reaches 19.4 nautical miles out into the North Sea. A light has been shown at this location since 1655, the earliest being a wood fire in a large, vented metal basket. In 1799 a st …
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S??rhaug??y Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

S??rhaug??y Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This lighthouse was built in 1846 and is located on the island of S??rhaug??y in Haugesund, Norway. “The lighthouse, with its fourth order lens, is still mainly in its original state and has considerable historical value. It is owned by the local museum/historical society.”
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Indian Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Indian Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This 37 feet current square, brick inactive tower is “located at the east entrance to Rockport Harbor” in Indian Island, Maine. It was built in 1874 and decommissioned in 1934. “It replaced the island’s first beacon, built in 1850. The entire complex is now privately owned”.
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Utklippan Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Utklippan Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The light that stands at this site “25 km offshore” of Karlskrona, Sweden is not the original Utklippan light; it replaced the original lighthouse (built in 1840) in 1870. Automated in 1972, this light was decommissioned just a few years later in 1975 and is preserved by the Swedish Administration of Shipping and Navigation.
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Vinga Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Vinga Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This impressive grey stone tower is located on the island of Vinga, which is 10 nautical miles west of G??teborg. This light is the first one visible when entering G??teborg Harbor from the North Sea. Situated next to the light tower is a distinctive red pyramidal shaped signal building which was used before the lighthouse was built to pass inform …
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L??nge Jan Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

L??nge Jan Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located at the southern tip of the island of ??land. The tower was built by prisoners in 1785 and was first lit by open wood and coal fires.” In 1871, the lantern room and top were built, making L??nge Jan Light Sweden’s tallest light at 41 m (134 ft). The light was electrified in 1948 and fully automated in 1980.
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Sandhammaren Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sandhammaren Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in Hagestad, Sweden “on the southeast corner of the Skane province,” Sandhammaren Light was the first steel lighthouse in Sweden. It is “30 m (98 ft)” tall and was built in 1861. Originally, the light had a second, upper light, but this light was relocated.
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Landsort Harbor Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Landsort Harbor Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in Landsort, Sweden, the Landsort Harbor Light has “never been manned”, which is “typical of numerous minor and harbor lights found all around Sweden, especially in the archipelagos.” The light is mainly used to guide the pilot boats that escort larger ships in Stockholm Harbor.
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Landsort Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Landsort Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Originally built in the 1670’s, this light is the oldest preserved lighthouse in Sweden.” Landsort Light was renovated in 1870 and is still active today. The light is “Located at the southern tip of the island of ??ja.”
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Tayport Low Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Tayport Low Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Built sometime prior to 1811, this light was the low (front) light of a pair of leading lights (range lights) located on the south side of the Tay River leading into the Firth of Tay from the North Sea. In 1848, it was replaced by a wooden pile light located out in the river and further away from the high light. This original low light was too clo …
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Tayport High Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Tayport High Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Built sometime prior to 1811, this light is the high (rear) light of a pair of leading lights (range lights) located on the south side of the Tay River leading into the Firth of Tay from the North Sea. These lights were known at different periods as the South Ferryness, Craig, or West Lights. This High Light is the only one still in use.”
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Tod Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Tod Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located on the east coast of Scotland, five miles south of Stonehaven, this 59 foot tall white stone tower shines its light 135 feet above sea level. It has a nominal range of 18 nautical miles. It was designed by David Alan Stevenson and is still active today.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Tarbat Ness Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Tarbat Ness Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located at the northern entrance to Moray Firth and the southern entrance to Dornoch Firth. It sits at the tip of Tarbat Ness Peninsula which is mostly farmland. This white conical tower with its two distinctive red bands is 135 feet tall (third tallest light in Scotland). It has a focal plane 174 feet above sea level and a range of …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Odder??ya Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Odder??ya Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 7.8 m (26 ft) light tower is 19.1 m (63 ft) above sea level and has a range of 13.8 nautical miles. It is located at the entrance to Kristiansand Harbor, along the southern coast of Norway. The Oks??y and Gr??nningen lights are nearby.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Oks??y Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Oks??y Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“At 36 m (118 ft) this is one of the tallest lighthouses in Norway. Its first order lens sits 47 m (154 ft) above sea level and reaches 19 nautical miles out to sea. It marks the entrance to Kristiansand Harbor (along with the nearby Gr??nningen and Odder??ya lights) on the southern coast of Norway. It is one of the few remaining manned lighthouses …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Obrestad Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Obrestad Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located along the southwest coast of Norway, this 16.5 m (54 ft) tower is attached to the keepers dwelling which is built of stone. The lens is third order and reaches 17.6 nautical miles out to sea. It is 39 m (128 ft) above sea level. There was much German troop activity at this site during World War II, with many bunkers, cannons and mines plac …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Rattray Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Rattray Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located on the northeast coast of Scotland, this 74 foot tall, this 74 foot tall, white conical tower sits on a 46 foot tall conical foundation making the total height of the lighthouse 120 feet above the rock. The foundation houses the foghorn and engine room. It was the first time that a first-class siren fog signal had been installed in a rock …
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Svenner Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Svenner Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This cast iron light replaced the original light built here in 1874. It is 17.8 m (58 ft) tall, and has a first order lens. The light shines 40.3 m (132 ft) above sea level and reaches 18.7 nautical miles out to sea. It is situated on a rocky point in a group of islands of the Larvik area off the southeastern coast of Norway. The foghorns from the …
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Lyng??r Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Lyng??r Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 16.9 m (55 ft) tall light has a third order lens which is 21.3 m (70 ft) above sea level. It can reach 14 nautical miles out to sea. Located on one of the islands that make up the town of Lyng??r, along the southeast coast, it is one of the few remaining manned light stations in Norway. There are currently two keepers that alternate days on a …
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Prescott Harbor Inner Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Prescott Harbor Inner Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 40 foot tall light is a replica of an old, generic lighthouse. It sits along the St. Lawrence River and houses a tourist information center.” It is located in Prescott, Ontario, Canada and the date of construction is unknown.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Sunken Rock Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sunken Rock Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1882, this lighthouse is located in Alexandria Bay, New York. It “sits atop one of the smallest islands in the Thousand Islands area of the St. Lawrence Seaway. A large underwater rock, extremely dangerous to passing ships, is marked by this light.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Biloxi Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Biloxi Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 61-foot tall conical cast iron tower stands between the east- and west-bound lanes of U.S. Highway 90 and is the centerpiece of the city of Biloxi. In 1867 it was coated with black coal tar as a rust retardant. This action started a myth that it was painted black to mourn Abraham Lincoln’s death. It was repainted white in 1869, since the dark …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Old Field Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Old Field Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Old Field Point Light was built in Old Field, New York, in 1868. “Replacing the first lighthouse at the site which was built in 1823, this light has an octagonal wooden tower which sits on top of the two and a half story granite keeper’s house. It originally housed a fourth-order Fresnel lens and its focal plane was 74 feet above sea level. It sits …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Dutch Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Dutch Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Dutch Island Light was built in Jamestown, Rhode Island in 1857 to replace the original lighthouse that was “built in 1827.” It stands 42 feet tall and sits along the Atlantic Ocean. It was built to help “guide ships into Dutch Island Harbor as well as through the west entrance to Narragansett Bay.” The lighthouse was decommissioned in 1979.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Doubling Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Doubling Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Doubling Point Light was built in Arrowsic, Maine in 1898. It is located on “a sharp double bend in the Kennebec River on the northwest end of Arrowsic Island.” The lighthouse, along with 3 others, helped to guide “ships from the Atlantic Ocean to the shipbuilding town of Bath, Maine.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Detroit River Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Detroit River Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Detroit River Lighthouse was built in 1885. “This three-story steel-sided tower sits on a six-sided, elongated stone and cement foundation in Lake Erie at the entrance to the Detroit River. The attached building houses a fog signal. The signal and light are still active.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Boston Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Boston Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Boston Light, built in 1783 is located on Little Brewster Island in Boston Harbor. Boston Light marks “the site of the first lighthouse in the United States” which was built in 1716, and is the last remaining “manned lighthouse.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Carquinez Strait Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Carquinez Strait Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Carquinez Strait Light in Vallejo, California was built in 1910 and decommissioned in 1951, the surviving building is now privately owned and is the office of a marina. “This two and one-half story, 28 room, wood frame keepers’ dwelling is what is left of the Carquinez Strait lighthouse. Originally a three story, square, wooden tower was attached n …
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Cape Neddick Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Neddick Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Nicknamed, Nubble Light, Cape Neddick Light is of a cylindrical shape and painted white. Built in 1879, it rests “off the eastern point of” the rocky island of Cape Neddick in York Beach, Maine. This “cast-iron plated” structure measures 41 feet tall and is connected, by a walkway, to a two-story wooden Victorian style lightkeeper’s house. A red …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cape Lookout Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Lookout Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Lookout Light is a black-and-white diamond patterned lighthouse located at the Core Banks in Beaufort, North Carolina. Erected in 1859, it replaced the original one built on the site in 1812. Its distinctive daymarker graphic was painted on its surface in 1873 to aid boater navigation during daylight hours. The lighthouse was automated in 1 …
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Cape May Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape May Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The current 157-foot lighthouse, built in 1859, is the third structure to rest on its present site in Cape May, N.J. Its predecessors were “built in 1823 and 1847. Marking the entrance to the Delaware Bay, it is presently leased to the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and is open to the public. It is still an active light maintained by the Coast G …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Peninsula Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Peninsula Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The tower which was built in 1866, automated in 1922 and decommissioned in 1936 is open to public. It is located “at the end of the point which separates Big Bay De Noc from Little Bay De Noc at the north end of Green Bay” in Rapid River, Michigan “and is a part of Hiawatha National Forest.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Verde Valley Wine Trail

Verde Valley Wine Trail

Information about wineries etc. in the Cottonwood, Jerome, Sedona, Clarkdale, and Cornville areas. Includes area information, activities and a “Wine 101” section with wine basics, pairings, and glossary.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

TravelBelize.org

TravelBelize.org

The official website of the Belize Tourism Board, offering useful travel information ranging from local history, geography and activities to a searchable hotel directory. The website is available in English, German, Spanish and Chinese.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Central America Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Caribbean Travel & Tourism

Visit Panama

Visit Panama

The official website of the Republic of Panama offers information on planning trips to Panama, an events calendar, possible accommodations, news and other information for travelers. Available in English.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Central America Travel & Tourism

WWW Virtual Library – American Indians – Index of Native American Book Resources on the Internet

WWW Virtual Library – American Indians – Index of Native American Book Resources on the Internet

Large collection of reviews of books by and about Native Americans. “Reviews are indexed by subject, author, tribe, and title. Reviews are divided into 4 reading levels: children, Middle School, YA, Adult, and there are also sections covering Reference Works (encyclopedias, atlases, biographies, language dictionaries); Art-Craft; Math-Science (Nati …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books

festivals.com

festivals.com

A directory of festivals and other events around the world, organized by topic and date. There is also a backstage area where those who organize and put on festivals and events can exchange ideas.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure

The Internet Movie Database

The Internet Movie Database

Aka Cardiff’s Movie Database Browser, this searchable, comprehensive movie database contains information on individual films, actors, directors, composers, and genres. Also has a special section on Academy Award winners and nominees.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Live Out Loud

Live Out Loud

A monthly publication that covers the luxury lifestyle in and around South Africa. Feature subjects include art, decor, fitness, finance and technology.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Africa Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Outdoor Recreation

On Safari

On Safari

Safari information for East Africa, South Africa and Southern Africa. Includes an alphabetical listing of camps and an index to safari activities.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Africa Travel & Tourism

Comics.com

Comics.com

‘Nearly 100’ newspaper comic strips, complete with 30-day archives, from United Feature Syndicate. Featuring comics from Peanuts to Dilbert to Liberty Meadows to Doonesbury. Also contains editorial cartoons.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics

Transport for London

Transport for London

“Transport for London provides detailed advice on using the various transport services in London, including Underground, Bus and River services. You will find information on our wide range of tickets, tube (subway) and bus maps to assist you in planning your journey along with useful tips for visitors to London.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

Round Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Round Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Round Island Light is located on Round Island, Michigan, and was built in 1895. It become an automated lighthouse in 1924, and was eventually decommissioned in 1947. It marked the dangerous shoals between Round Island and Mackinac Island. It is located in the Straits of Mackinac in between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Tawas Point Light (Winter) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Tawas Point Light (Winter) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Originally built in 1852, the Tawas Point Light had to be moved in 1876 because Tawas Point (also known as Ottawa Point) on which it sits had moved more than a mile due to shifting sands! Tawas point sits at the end of a peninsula which separates Tawas Bay from Lake Huron. The light is still in operation and is under the care of the US Coast Guard …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Vermilion Light (Replica) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Vermilion Light (Replica) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This structure, built in 1991, is an exact replica of the 1877 Vermilion Lighthouse that was torn down in 1929. The Vermilion Light replica is on the grounds of the Inland Seas Maritime Museum overlooking Lake Erie.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

White Rock Memorial Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

White Rock Memorial Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1996, “this light was as a private residence and memorial to the 1856 White Rock Lighthouse which was destroyed by fire in 1871. This light is not a replica of that original light, but is similar in design.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Point Clark Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Clark Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1859, “this 90 foot-high tower with its white brick and red trim is one of the six Imperial Towers built to guard the waters around the Bruce Peninsula and into southern Georgian Bay. In 1967, Point Clark became the first Ontario lighthouse to be named a National Historic Site. The keeper’s house has been turned into a marine museum.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Canada Travel & Tourism

Healthy Pets

Healthy Pets

Information about veterinary care, provided by the American Animal Hospital Association. Includes a pet care library and an animal hospital directory. Also includes an annotated bibliography of books on pet care and coping with pet loss.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets

CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com

All sorts of current sports information, including news, standings, box scores, injury reports, statistics, and game recaps. Contains sections on Major League Baseball, NBA, NFL, NHL, college football, college basketball, and many more both in the United States and in Europe. Simple navigation and a search function is available.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports

Not For Tourists

Not For Tourists

An online companion to the Not For Tourists books, the website offers details on restaurants, nightlife, shopping and landmarks for cities in the United States and Europe. Also contains user reviews.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Portage River Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Portage River Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1870, “This round brick 65 foot tower is attached to a single-story rectangular brick keepers dwelling. It was originally constructed to mark the entrance to the Portage River. It is now a private residence.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Kenosha (Southport) Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Kenosha (Southport) Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1866 and decommissioned in 1906, the Kenosha (Southport) Light, “….is located next to Simmons Island Park in Kenosha. It is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is being restored by the Kenosha County Historical Society. The tower now displays a metal replica of the original lantern room which makes it look dignifie …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Port Washington Breakwater Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Port Washington Breakwater Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1935, Port Washington Breakwater Light, …”is a white square steel tower resting on a four-legged square concrete base. It is typical of the modern design and is identical to the Indiana Harbor East Breakwater Light. (Photo 1989, Trip #8)”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Copper Harbor Rear Range Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Copper Harbor Rear Range Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1869, automated in 1937, “This keepers dwelling also housed the original rear range light. It is now the residence of the assistant manager of Fort Wilkins State Park. The current rear range light is atop a nearby steel tower.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Sodus Point Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sodus Point Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The original lighthouse built at this site on Lake Ontario was erected in 1825. The current 45 foot tall square limestone tower and attached two-story limestone residence was completed in June of 1871. Today it houses a maritime museum run by the Sodus Bay Historical Society.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Sheboygan Breakwater Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sheboygan Breakwater Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

In 1915, the Sheboygan Breakwater Light was built in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. “This light was originally fitted with a round cast iron lantern, but today it has a glass lens lantern mounted on top of the conical steel tower. It sits at the end of a .3 mile breakwater that reaches out into Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Sheboygan River.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

South Manitou Island Light — ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

South Manitou Island Light — ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

This page includes an image of the South Manitou Island Light, as well is basic information about it’s creation (built 1871) and location (South Manitou Island, Michigan). The original lighthouse was rebuilt, although the keeper’s residence is the same. It is now a historical museum.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Bete Grise (Mendota) Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Bete Grise (Mendota) Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This pale yellow two story dwelling with attached square tower is located on the Mendota Ship Canal linking Lac La Belle with Lake Superior. It is also known as the Mendota Light. . . . The private owners reactivated the light on July 5, 1998.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Passage Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Passage Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This octagonal fieldstone light tower is attached to the 1.5 story Norman Gothic keepers quarters . . . and sits at the southwestern end of Passage Island. . . . The tower is 44 feet high with a focal plane of 78 feet. It originally held a fourth order Fresnel lens which was removed in 1989. This still active light is identical to the Sand Island …
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Sand Island Light (WI) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Sand Island Light (WI) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1881 and automated in 1921, this Sand Island Light is located in Sand Island, Wisconsin. “This light is located on the western side of Lake Superior’s Apostle Islands. The original brownstone structure has survived the years well intact. In 1933 the automated light was moved from the lighthouse to a metal tower standing in front of it. The …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Niagara River Range Lights – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Niagara River Range Lights – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Niagara River Range Lights was built in 1903 in Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario, Canada. “These lights sit on the western bank of the Niagara River where it opens into Lake Ontario. The front light (at left) is located in a small marina.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Eagle Harbor Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eagle Harbor Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Eagle Harbor Light was built in 1871 on the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan. “This light is located 32 miles northeast of Houghton. A fog signal building was added in 1895. It is still an active light and the keepers dwelling is operated as a public museum.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

McGulpin’s Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

McGulpin’s Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

McGulpin’s Point Light was built in 1896, in Mackinaw City, Michigan. “This light, near Fort Michilimackinac, is now a private residence. The lantern room has been removed, but the distinctive octoganal brick tower remains. (Photo 1987, Trip #2)” (ipl2.org)
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Braddock Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Braddock Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located just west of Rochester, New York along the Lake Ontario shore. By 1954 the tower had suffered such extensive damage that the upper two-thirds had to be removed. Today, the lighthouse, with its squat, truncated tower, is a private residence.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Grosse Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Grosse Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 90-foot-tall light tower was originally made of brick but its walls were covered with 4 inches of concrete in 1914 to prevent further deterioration. … It was relighted in 1946 and is still maintained as a private aid to navigation.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Homes & Living

Homes & Living

Online version of Homes & Living magazine, focusing on Vancouver Island, Victoria, and Nanaimo British Columbia. Articles on home remodeling and decor, fine dining, and weekend getaways; profiles of island communities; and digital archives of the print magazine.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Canada Travel & Tourism; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

Whitefish Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Whitefish Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The lighthouse at Whitefish Point stands guard over the area known as the Graveyard of the Lakes, the site of many major shipwrecks, including the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975. The current ‘iron pile’ tower replaced an earlier structure which was ill suited to survive the harsh Lake Superior winters. The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society opera …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Grand Marais Harbor Lights – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Grand Marais Harbor Lights – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Two range lights, one on the pier, the other on the shore (shown here), mark the boundary between West Bay and Lake Superior. The old keeper’s house in downtown Grand Marais is now home to a maritime museum.”

It was built in 1922.

Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Presqu’ile Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Presqu’ile Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Overlooking Lake Ontario and guarding Presqu’ile Bay, this lanternless 67 foot tall octagonal tower is now part of Presqu’ile Provincial Prk. The Museum of Natural History is housed inside the keeper’s house.”

It was built in 1840.

Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Squaw Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Squaw Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light is located at the north end of Squaw Island, which is the northernmost island in the Beaver Island archipelago. This red brick structure with red roof was abandoned long ago. It, and the island, are privately owned.”

It was built in 1892.

Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Isle Royale Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Isle Royale Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This still active light is located on Menagerie Island about two miles off the southern shore of Isle Royale in Lake Superior. The 61 foot tall, octagonal sandstone tower is attached to a two story red sandstone keepers quarters, and originally held a fourth order Fresnel lens. The light is part of the Isle Royale National Park.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

St. Clair Flats Old Channel Range Lights – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Clair Flats Old Channel Range Lights – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“These lights were first built in 1859 and the taller rear light tower has survived intact. The front light started to lean badly and its foundation began to settle. In 1875 the present tower was erected. Once again, however, the tower is leaning noticeably. The lights were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

False Duck Island Light- ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

False Duck Island Light- ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1967, 30 foot tall False Duck Island Light “was built as a memorial to the seamen of Prince Edward County who had lost their lives in Lake Ontario waters. The lantern and light atop the tower are from the original lighthouse on False Duck Island which served from 1829 until 1965, when a new, modern structure was built on the island. This m …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

St. Joseph North Pier Inner & Outer Lights – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

St. Joseph North Pier Inner & Outer Lights – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“The first light at the mouth of the St. Joseph River, completed in 1832, was the first lighthouse constructed on Lake Michigan. These two pier lights which eventually replaced it are still in operation today, one of the few still active pier light systems on the Great Lakes. These lights were the featured Lake Michigan lighthouse on the Great Lake …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Lansing Shoal Light – ipl???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Lansing Shoal Light – ipl2???s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1928, “this light is located about 9 miles north of Beaver Island, Michigan. The 59-foot-tall lighthouse sits on a concrete pier that is 74 feet square and 20 feet high. It replaced Lightship No. 55 that had been in service here since 1900. This was one of the last major new offshore light stations constructed on the Great Lakes. It is sim …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Milwaukee Pierhead Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Milwaukee Pierhead Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light was first established in 1872 but was rebuilt into the tower that stands today in 1906. The original lantern and lens have been altered as well, from a round lantern housing a Fourth Order Fresnel lens to a 10-sided lantern housing a Fifth Order Fresnel lens.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Selkirk Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Selkirk Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This light sits at the mouth of the Salmon River on Lake Ontario about 4 miles west of Pulaski. It has been privately owned for more than 90 years. The aluminum-sided addition with a porch was added on the rear of the building in 1973.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Juggling Information Service

Juggling Information Service

“If you’re a juggler, or want to learn to juggle, or just want some information on juggling, this is the place to be.” Included in this site are helpful suggestions from fellow jugglers, links to jugglers’ personal home pages, access to a juggling newsgroup, information about juggling festivals and the various organizations of jugglers, and an arc …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Germany, The Travel Destination

Germany, The Travel Destination

Tourist information for Germany including: destinations, upcoming events, travel tips, and local weather. An information center, route planner, interactive maps, panoramic pictures, and short videos are available. The German National Tourist Board oversees the site.
Subject: Germany; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–Germany Travel & Tourism

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is the official site of the primetime Emmy Awards. The site includes information on the academy, nominees and winners including RealAudio acceptance speeches, facts and trivia, historic photographs, etc. It also includes information about internships at the Academy. An affiliate organization, The Nationa …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television

UBL: The Ultimate Band List

UBL: The Ultimate Band List

A large list of artists, reviews, and charts; very well indexed. Focuses mainly on popular music, but also has listings for classical, jazz, country, etc. Also contains a calendar of events and browsable lists of bands and music samples.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music

Petfinder

Petfinder

“Petfinder.com is an on-line, searchable database of over 60,000 animals that need homes from almost 4,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the USA and Canada… From the comfort of their personal computers, pet lovers can search for a pet that best matches their needs. They can then reference a shelter’s Web page and discover what …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets

Salou Scene

Salou Scene

Comprehensive travel guide to Salou, Spain. Provides information on accommodations, events and entertainment, attractions, maps, nightlife and more.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Nairobi Kenya Travel

Nairobi Kenya Travel

NairobiKenya.com is a “comprehensive online travel guide for all major tourist destinations in the city of Nairobi, Kenya.” Provides information on hotels, restaurants, weather reports, news and events and travel guides.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Africa Travel & Tourism

The Doyle Bluffs Movie Review

The Doyle Bluffs Movie Review

“You don’t have to live in the city or go to a fancy school to know how to watch movies. Gomer and Ira have been watching movies for years. They call them as they see them. Kick off your shoes and stay for a while.” An alternative source for movie reviews. Searchable index and unique rating system.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Golden Globe Awards

Golden Globe Awards

This site has current and past Golden Globe Award winners for motion pictures and television as chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. There’s also a brief blurb on each actor or actress who has won the Cecil B. deMille Award.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies–Awards; Entertainment & Leisure–Television

Hostelling International American Youth Hostels

Hostelling International American Youth Hostels

This is Hostelling International’s American Youth Hostel Association (HI-YAH). This site includes easy access to contact information and descriptions of hostels in cities across the United States, as well as links to other international associations belonging to the International Youth Hostel Federation.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Hostelling International

Hostelling International

Site by the International Youth Hostel Fedreation, providing links to individual country Youth Hostel Association web pages, as well as other contact information. Includes information on which cities in the world have hostels that can be reserved through the electronic “International Booking Network”.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Kasbah

Kasbah

“Kasbah is a hand picked resource of almost 50,000 content rich sites from 230 countries. Each site has been visited by our travel experts before being selected for inclusion on the database… Kasbah is a world wide destination guide, with information on every country, large or small, on the planet. Not just the basic information such as airports …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

PetStation

PetStation

PetStation is “an electronic forum dedicated to the proliferation of information and stimulation of enlightened discourse concerning companion animals; to increase appreciation and respect for these animals and their place in human society; and to assist in the improvement of conditions related to these pets.” There are articles and pictures about …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets

SPORTQuest

SPORTQuest

This site provides links to detailed information on nearly 100 sports. Links to rules, athlete biographies, sport histories, associations, coaching techniques, magazines & e-zines, equipment, etc.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports

Grenada Explorer – the travel and resort guide to the Caribbean island of Grenada

Grenada Explorer – the travel and resort guide to the Caribbean island of Grenada

Travel information about Grenada, a Caribbean island, including accommodations, airlines, restaurants, nightlife, car rental, recreation, a newsletter. Also includes a webcam view of Grenada, an extensive photo album, and a travel forum for visitors.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Caribbean Travel & Tourism

Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor

This site is a great resource for prospective travelers. It helps find hotels, cruises and flights. Also provides vacation ideas and details about vacation spots chosen as the spotlight destination. Allows users to provide reviews and feedback making it a realistic resource for accurate information.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Louisiana Homes and Gardens Magazine Online

Louisiana Homes and Gardens Magazine Online

Louisiana lifestyle magazine with substantive articles and features focused on homes, gardens, art, people, food and illustrated throughout with high quality photographs.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–General Gardening; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Lawns & Landscaping; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks

Live365.com

Live365.com

A Web directory of 6000+ Internet radio stations run by real people–not by computers generating playlists. Browse stations by genre, search for stations that play certain things, or browse recommended stations. You can also create your own broadcast.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music

Metacritic.com

Metacritic.com

Tons of reviews and criticism for film, DVDs, music, games, and TV. Media are given ratings to help you decide what was great, and what was not.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Entertainment & Leisure–Games; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

E! Everywhere

E! Everywhere

“E! Online podcasts take you inside celeb life, Hollywood hijinks and very hot parties???every week. In audio and video, catch red carpet highlights, newscasts, outtakes and interviews. Plus, get original podcast-only programs from E! Online.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Entertainment & Leisure News; Entertainment

Internet Cigar Group

Internet Cigar Group

“Free, non-commercial information representing cybersmokers from all over the world!” Comprehensive information on all aspects of cigar smoking – including a Cigar Smoker’s FAQ, a section on Cigars and Your Health, a Cigar brand database, a USENET group and chat room dedicated to cigar smoking, a monthly newsletter, and links to many other cigar w …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Food in England Since 1066 — A Vegetarian Evolution?

Food in England Since 1066 — A Vegetarian Evolution?

“This series of articles looks at the trends in animal-based and plant-based diets in England over almost the last 1,000 years. There appears to have been a gradual increase in human sensitivity towards animals (at least in English humans), which has inevitably been reflected in the choice of food. For this reason there are also examples of the tre …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Vegetarian

Goal.com

Goal.com

Available in fifteen languages, Goal.com provides news feeds, headlines, match schedules, scores, player ratings, quotes, and much more about soccer around the world.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Soccer

ScreenSite

ScreenSite

ScreenSite is dedicated to facilitating the study of film and TV. Stressing the teaching and research of film and television, it is designed for educators and students. ScreenSite is also available in Spanish, French, Dutch, and Swedish versions. The site contains four main sections; Education, Research, Film/TV Production, and Miscellanea, as w …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Finding Out-Of-Print Books

Finding Out-Of-Print Books

Can’t find that book you loved as a child in the bookstore? This site will help you navigate the world of out-of-print books. It includes advice on the steps to take to find these books, what to do if you don’t remember the title or author, and even information on various used book dealers.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books

Dr. P???s Dog Training

Dr. P???s Dog Training

This virtual library provides resources pertaining to dog training and obedience. Includes subjects such as obedience, housetraining and scientific topics as well as photos and videos and opportunities to talk to other people about dog training.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Dogs

The Official Site for Tourism in Cambodia

The Official Site for Tourism in Cambodia

This website contains all of the information that travelers need to plan a trip to Cambodia, including information about history, foreign embassies and events around the country.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia–Cambodia–Cambodia Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Asia Travel & Tourism

Pandora

Pandora

Internet radio service that helps users find new music they might like. Create stations based on favorite artists! Pandora will generate and play songs that have similarities to the chosen artists. Stations are saved to user profiles, so they are available every time you log in.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music

AC Tropical Fish

AC Tropical Fish

A resource and meeting place for all aquarium fish owners, not just tropical fish. This site contains hundreds of articles on different fish, a photo gallery, and if you still have questions, questions can be posted in the user forum.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Fish

The Magic Morocco

The Magic Morocco

Welcome to Morocco. This site contains basic information for those wanting to travel to Morocco. Topics include food, culture, geography, and climate.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Africa Travel & Tourism

Universal Autograph Collectors Club

Universal Autograph Collectors Club

Philography, or collecting autographs, is one of the oldest forms of collecting. The Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) has “been serving the collector for over 25 years. Founded in 1965, the UACC began as a small group of Long Island, New York autograph collectors and has grown to be the largest non-profit collectors organization of its ki …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting

Pen Collectors of America

Pen Collectors of America

Pen Collectors of America (PCA) is an organization that “exists to foster and maintain the integrity of pen collecting, promote the use of fountain pens, encourage and promote effective education, communications and understanding between all collectors, and define pen collecting as an international hobby. Members are interested in the history, manu …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting

The Paperweight Collectors Association, Inc.

The Paperweight Collectors Association, Inc.

“The Paperweight Collectors Association, Inc. (PCA, Inc) is a non-profit organization dedicated to appreciating and collecting glass paperweights. For a half-century, the PCA, Inc has championed the study and collecting of antique, vintage, and contemporary glass paperweights. The mission of the PCA, Inc is to promote education: to increase knowled …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting

AllExperts: Hobbies

AllExperts: Hobbies

Are you stumped trying to find an answer about your favorite hobby? If so, then this site is for you! Allexperts.com is the oldest & largest free Q&A service on the Internet where you can ask the experts any question! This section of their website is devoted to people with knowledge of a wide variety of hobbies (arts, crafts, collecting, and other …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

LivingWithBugs.com : Least-Toxic Solutions to Common Bug Problems

LivingWithBugs.com : Least-Toxic Solutions to Common Bug Problems

Check this site for free information on the least toxic ways to manage common bug problems in the home, garden, business and everyday life. Visit the Frequently Asked Question site and use the forums to ask questions about bugs and gardening. The authors bring years of experience as an Urban Extension Specialist at Oregon State University and as a …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

Pet Bird

Pet Bird

“‘Up At Six’ has a mission to provide its readers with the ultimate avian page on the Internet. A place where those involved in aviculture can come together to communicate and learn from one another. Whether it be the bird lover with a single companion or to the breeders and scientists who are involved in the propagation and preservation of our fea …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Birds

Parrot Parrot

Parrot Parrot

“Parrot-Parrot is a site dedicated to the smaller parrots such as lovebirds (Agapornis species) and budgies (parakeets), but it is also an excellent resource for information on ALL birds and parrots. Our pages on avian health, nutrition, toxin and dangerous toy alerts will help make you a better parrot parent. Our checklist for potential bird paren …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Birds

Bird Tips

Bird Tips

This site has a lot of quick tips about caring for your pet bird, with a focus on parrots. It includes categories such as Avian Health, Breeding and Nesting, Diet, and Managing the Molt.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Birds

Epicurious.com: Recipes, Menus, Cooking Articles & Food Guides

Epicurious.com: Recipes, Menus, Cooking Articles & Food Guides

Browse over 85,000 recipes from both pros and amateurs. Find and post reviews of restaurants, dishes and entertainment ideas. The perfect place to nourish your love of food and share that love with others!
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Restaurants

The Budget Traveller’s Guide to Sleeping In Airports

The Budget Traveller’s Guide to Sleeping In Airports

This useful website has compiled commentary from thousands of travellers on the experience of sleeping in particular airports. The site rates the best airports in which to sleep in terms of cleanliness, safety, comfort, etc. Search the site according to world region or by country. Over 600 airports around the world are included.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Central America Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Middle East Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–South Pacific Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–South America Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Asia Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Africa Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Caribbean Travel & Tourism

Planeta.com

Planeta.com

The website of this “global journal of practical ecotourism,” focuses primarily on ecotourism issues and education for Mexico and the Americas. The site includes country-specific information for several South and Central American countries, and features a world travel directory with listings of eco-friendly travel agents and tour operators.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Central America Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–South America Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Mexico Travel & Tourism

Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism

Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism

Site offers an overview of information on the geography, culture, accomodations, activities of the Dominican Republic and much more. Find currency exchange rates, customs and visa regulations, along with other travel information.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Caribbean Travel & Tourism

Sederolam

Sederolam

Sederolam is a comprehensive directory for Jewish travelers throughout the world. The site contains specific features for Jewish travelers such as information about kosher restaurants, kosher hotels, and synagogues. It also contains more general features like a route wizard and a streaming weather information.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

WineDefinitions.com

WineDefinitions.com

A community-based resource all about wine. Connoiseurs share information on the history and making of wine, a glossary of wine terms (along with a pronunciation guide), recipes, product reviews and more for the wine enthusiast.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink

InterLotto

InterLotto

“An on-line lottery information service.” Look up winning numbers, projected jackpots and drawing dates for various games, plus contact information for state and country officials. Organized by state or country.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Gambling

Equineseek : Horses and Pets

Equineseek : Horses and Pets

The EquineSeek.com Resource Directory is a listing of all things equine in the North America and worldwide. The directory features listings in thousands of categories – from attorneys and auctioneers to farms and feed suppliers to training and transportation and everything in-between.
It is mainly about horses but also have information about pets s …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Horses

Tourdates

Tourdates

Independent European music site that offers breaking music news, videos, articles, and blogs. Offers streaming media and free downloads for users and services for artists.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music

Bala Shark Bay Aquarium Resource

Bala Shark Bay Aquarium Resource

Check out this site which calls itself “an online aquarium fish community” for all you need to know about working with an aquarium – fish types, healthy fish, setting up your first aquarium, breeding fish. Bala Shark Bay also offers a forum and blog to connect aquarists.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Fish; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Three Monkeys Online

Three Monkeys Online

According to the editor, Three Monkeys Online is “a monthly current affairs/arts magazine” covering politics, history, music, film, literature, economics, travel, and food and drink. It is published in English, Spanish, and Italian.

Features: Categories of articles on Three Monkeys Online include current affairs, history, music, film, travel/spor …

Subject: Entertainment & Leisure

Lazy Bee Scripts

Lazy Bee Scripts

“Lazy Bee Scripts is an online bookstore and publisher of scripts for theater plays. Every script can be read online. Specialises in school plays and English pantomime scripts.” The site has links to other theater resources as well.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Theater

Dinesite.com

Dinesite.com

Restaurant Central is your source for all the restaurants in the top U.S. cities (i.e. New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles). Viewers can read reviews, learn table manners, and discover over 12,000 recipes.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Restaurants

Tourism Malaysia

Tourism Malaysia

Official tourism board website with images, links, and information for international travelers to Malaysia.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Asia Travel & Tourism

Reader’s Circle: Academic, Civic, Social

Reader’s Circle: Academic, Civic, Social

A free public directory of listings for book clubs and reader’s circles. Anyone may post a listing or search for a group by zip code. Reader’s Circles are online forums where people can participate in conversation centered around books. There are three types of reader’s circles 1) Academic Reader’s Circles – organized primarily around a subject, 2) …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books

Lonely Planet Online

Lonely Planet Online

Contains travel information for regions, countries and cities worldwide; postcards from travellers around the world; traveller’s health check and detours to the “lost and forgotten places of the world”.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Middle East Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–South Pacific Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–South America Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Asia Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Africa Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Australia Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Caribbean Travel & Tourism

Zap2it.com

Zap2it.com

“On Zap2it.com, you’ll find local movie, TV and Internet listings to help you make those entertainment choices. You’ll also find information about your favorite stars, movies and TV shows in one place. Zap2it.com — Your Guide to What’s Onscreen – TV, Movies, Internet!” Also television and movie industry news.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Destination Elsewhere

Destination Elsewhere

An online travel and culture magazine that features articles, stories, art, and photography about travel or cultural observation.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Discount Golf Clubs World

Discount Golf Clubs World

Here is information on choosing and buying clone and discount golf clubs online. This website helps answer questions such as “What are discount golf clubs?”, “Lower price = lower qulaity?”, “Materials and their use in clones”, “Evaluating online golf stores”, and “Avoiding poor quality golf clubs.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Golf

Stump the Bookseller! – Loganberry Books

Stump the Bookseller! – Loganberry Books

Loganberry Books provides a service for readers trying to solve book mysteries. Designed for anyone who has forgotten the title of a favorite children’s book, the site charges a small fee ($2.00) to allow visitors to post questions about forgotten children’s books and see if any other visitor recalls memories of the same book, or, better yet, can …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books

Professional Friends of Wine

Professional Friends of Wine

“PfW is dedicated to increasing wine appreciation by providing wine education, wine information, and wine training, and offering wine opinions. Our mission is to spread wine knowledge and enthusiasm and to dispel any and all snobbery and myth regarding wine.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink

FATFREE: The Low Fat Vegetarian Archive

FATFREE: The Low Fat Vegetarian Archive

“Welcome! This archive has over 4000 fat free and very low fat vegetarian recipes as well as information about healthy very low fat vegetarian diets. But you don’t have to be vegetarian or eat low fat all the time to enjoy one of these recipes. Browse and enjoy!”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Vegetarian

Bruges Info

Bruges Info

Bruges, Belgium travel information guide, your travel resource to the Venice of the North. Explore over 500 photos of Bruges, weather and maps, Bruges hotel, and bed and breakfasts for accomodations
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

U.S. National Film Registry — Titles

U.S. National Film Registry — Titles

“In 1988, the (United States) Library of Congress established the National Film Registry, to preserve film deemed ‘culturally, historically, or esthetically important.’ 25 films have been added to the registry each year since. Herein is the complete list of those films so honoured to date.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Marvel Chronology Project

Marvel Chronology Project

“An effort to catalog every actual appearance by every character in the Marvel Universe, and place them in their proper chronological order.” Covers comics published from the 1960s to the (almost) present (except for 1993-mid 1994). Browse alphabetically by character name.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics

Golf Stars Online

Golf Stars Online

This is a site “where you can find 1408 reviewed links to official sites, fan sites, online bios, statistics, photos, pictures, interviews, feature articles, books, equipment lists, merchandise and other web resources dedicated to the world’s top golfers from the US, Europe and beyond!”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Golf

Rulescentral.com

Rulescentral.com

This site is a “comprehensive resource for Rules Enthusiasts, Sports Fans and Participants, and Games Players.” It offers rules for a wide variety of acitivities: sports, cards, boardgames
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports; Entertainment & Leisure–Games

Canada’s Northern Life Magazine

Canada’s Northern Life Magazine

“A magazine dedicated to the people and places and that make Canada special.New artists ,writers and Canadian talent are always welcome to submit material. This is meant to be an entertaining magazine the supportspositive values and good news issues.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Canada Travel & Tourism; Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada

Wine and Dine E-Zine

Wine and Dine E-Zine

Wine and Dine E-Zine is devoted to lovers of wine, travel and dining. The E-Zine features reviews of wines and also reviews cooking books. This web page is also offers travel tip locations for people who enjoy to wine and dine
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Via Nova Destination Magazine

Via Nova Destination Magazine

“We believe that everyone deserves a vacation, and that is why we created Via Nova Destination Magazine – to provide affordable and realistic vacation advice and travel planning to average, middle-income people.” Site includes news features, resource listings and a classified section.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Travel News

Vermont Living Magazine

Vermont Living Magazine

“Vermont, real estate, business, life, skiing, fishing, golfing, cross country skiing, lodging, country inns, resort hotels, motels, history, music, recommended dining, jokes, photos, personals, recipes, stories, much more.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont); Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Travel Weekly

Travel Weekly

“Travel Weekly… is the Internet community for travel professionals. It is updated daily with staff-written news articles and destination features. It has an interactive forum section, original Travel Weekly research, links to relevant outside sources and the on-line version of Cahners Travel Group’s Official Cruise Guide.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Travel News; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism; Business & Economics–Industry–Hotels And Lodging

Trout

Trout

“A South Pacific journal of the arts – featuring poetry, fiction, photography, reviews and listing recent NZ & Pacific books.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–South Pacific; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Travelmag

Travelmag

“A monthly travel magazine for the independent traveler. Each month a range of features illustrated with photographs bring the third world home, and the regulars section contains features such as ‘crime of the month’, disease of the month’ and ‘inprint’ sec”
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Southern New Mexico Online Magazine

Southern New Mexico Online Magazine

“General interest e-zine highlighting news, arts, history, travel, people, places, events, and general information in Southwest New Mexico.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism; Regional & Country Information–North Americ–United States–Mountain States (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming)

Photo District News

Photo District News

“PDN (Photo District News) is online at with over 20 portfolios of advertising, editorial, fashion and travel photography by some of the top professionals in those fields. We also offer extensive resources for the professional photographer, digital-imaging professional and serious amateurs, including two Tech Talk Q&As, a calendar of photo events a …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Kafenio

Kafenio

A dynamic monthly e-zine focusing on European life and culture.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Israel Tourist Guide

Israel Tourist Guide

“The big and best weekly paper and online paper for Travel and Tourist In Israel.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Middle East Travel & Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Middle East

International Living

International Living

International Living Magazine highlights the best places in the world to vacation, retire/relocate, invest, and purchase real estate.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism; Business & Economics–Real Estate

Alameda Sun

Alameda Sun

“Alameda Sun is the most complete on-line resource about people, places and events on our island.” The site includes calendar listings, local news, commentary, interviews,reviews, and other information about local resources.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Pacific States (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington); Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

Historic Traveler

Historic Traveler

“The Ultimate Guide to Great Historic Destinations. Readers who are not just fascinated by history, but who love visiting the places where history was made, find Historic Traveler indispensable. Each issue is packed with features and guides to historic places, hotels and inns, reenactments, tours, side trips and more. Complete with beautiful photog …
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Arts & Humanities–History; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

High On Adventure

High On Adventure

The editors state that this online magazine “caters to the traveler who puts discovery, adventure, and good value as their most important criteria in selecting their vacation destinations.” Each month the magazine features articles on interesting places to visit around the world. Feature articles from previous issues are accessible, as well as re …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Cruising the Cape

Cruising the Cape

“A tourism magazine regularly updated with information on the Margaret River district in the south-west of Western Australia. It includes accommodation, to do, and events section and information on wineries and other attractions.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Australia; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Australia Travel & Tourism

Canadian Living

Canadian Living

“Information in the areas of food, family, home and living and invites readers to participate in discussion forums and chats.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Canada Travel & Tourism; Arts & Humanities–Culture–General Interest; Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada

Canada’s Northern Life Magazine

Canada’s Northern Life Magazine

“A magazine dedicated to the people and places and that make Canada special.New artists ,writers and Canadian talent are always welcome to submit material. This is meant to be an entertaining magazine the supportspositive values and good news issues.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Canada Travel & Tourism; Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada

Big World Magazine

Big World Magazine

“A fresh, unpretentious travel magazine that celebrates the simple joy of exploration – and steers clear of corporate, sterile luxury. Big World is the bimonthly print publication for the smart, independent, budget adventure traveller who shies away from the industry that tourism has become and leans towards real adventure and the earthy joys of tr …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Beer Travelers

Beer Travelers

Contains lists of breweries, reviews of different kinds of beer, and articles about brewing.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink

AAA Going Places Magazine

AAA Going Places Magazine

“AAA Going Places is a lifestyle-focused magazine written and distributed exclusively for AAA members. Every issue of AAA Going Places includes information on the latest travel trends and opportunities, automotive and consumer tips, legislative updates and other member-focused editorial.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

The Legend of Nessie: The Ultimate Loch Ness Monster Site

The Legend of Nessie: The Ultimate Loch Ness Monster Site

“If it’s information about the Loch Ness Monster you’re after then this is the site to visit. With documented evidence, film, first-hand accounts, stories, scientific studies and expeditions you will find that we are one of the most concise Loch Ness Monster sites on the WWW.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Paranormal Phenomena

FilmWise

FilmWise

FilmWise features “movie quotes, unique text and visual quizzes, contests and the infamous Invisibles,” quizzes which challenge you to identify characters who’ve been removed from film stills — except for their clothes.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

RecipeSource

RecipeSource

RecipeSource is an online recipe database project started in 1993 by Berkeley University which now holds over 70,000 recipes. The database is fully searchable by ingredient, type of dish (side, main) and ethnicity. In addition to food recipes, there are recipes for pet treats and hair and skin products, along with cooking hints and tips.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food

Astrocenter.com

Astrocenter.com

Astrocenter.com provides free personalized horoscopes, compatability analyses, and natal charts, as well as various other forecasts (Biorhythm charts, Chinese Astrology, and numerology reports.) All of their basic services are free. You can also sign up to receive a free daily horoscope in your email.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Astrology

AKC Breeds

AKC Breeds

A directory of breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club; provides links to information about each breed, including general appearance, size, temperament and breeder contacts.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Dogs

The Dog Infomat

The Dog Infomat

“A categorized collection of select, previewed, dog-related website links, original articles, features, photos, and news. The site also hosts a variety of subordinate sites as a courtesy to those who have requested a place for their noncommercial, dog-friendly websites.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Dogs

Guia Madrid Rural

Guia Madrid Rural

Travel information for the Madrid area. Regional maps and guides to campsites, hotels, hostels, and rural homes. Includes information on outdoor activities and transportation in the area. In Spanish with limited English.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism

Remember the ABA

Remember the ABA

A Web site devoted to the now defunct American Basketball Association, which existed for nine seasons from 1967 to 1976 and fought against the NBA. Includes team histories, team uniforms and logos, famous players, and statistics.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Basketball

The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table

Website for the cooking- and food-related public radio program, hosted by Lynn Rosetto Kasper. You’ll find recipes and cooking tips, highlights from the current program, and an archive of past shows (in RealAudio format).
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food

VisitEurope.com

VisitEurope.com

Comprehensive travel site for people planning to visit Europe. Each country has its own profile, highlighting popular places to visit, hotel and transportation information, trip planning, and news. The site also features tips for first time visitors, a trip planning guide, a calendar of events, and information for travelers with special interests …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–UK Travel And Tourism

FANDOM – The Entertainian

FANDOM – The Entertainian

News, reviews, and commentary from the world of the cinema, plus discussion forums and Web links. “A must see for all die hard movie fans. Daily updates from Ian Ebright and his staff including movie news and rumors, exclusive Insider scoops, reviews for the latest films and in-depth analysis on Hollywood trends and filmmaking. In addition, there a …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

Wine Intro

Wine Intro

An Internet guide for making and drinking wine, with feature articles, Website links, and discussion forums. Topics covered include festivals & tastings, winemaking, wine merchants, grapes, glassware, and wine clubs.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink

Comics Newsarama

Comics Newsarama

News, reviews, and commentary from the world of comic books, plus discussion forums and Web links. “Comics Newsarama features up-to-the-minute news coverage, newsbreaking interviews, analysis and features, comic books reviews plus guest columns by some of the industry’s biggest names. “
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics

Sports Schedules As You Like ‘Em

Sports Schedules As You Like ‘Em

Daily and/or weekly schedules for professional hockey, football, soccer, baseball, basketball, and lacrosse, primarily in the United States, but also including some leagues in Australia, the United Kingdom, and Canada. Seasonal schedules are also available, along with the ability to “create your own sports schedule” and search for daily sporting e …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports

MagPortal.com: Magazine Articles on Entertainment & Leisure

MagPortal.com: Magazine Articles on Entertainment & Leisure

A searchable, browsable directory of magazine articles related to entertainment and leisure topics that are available online. Topics covered include: Antiques & Collectables; Art; Books & Authors; Briefs; Classic Cars; Fashion & Clothing; Games; Humor & Bizarre; Movies & Film; Music; Opera; Photography; Poetry & Poets; Stories (Fiction & Non); Tele …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure

MagPortal.com: Magazine Articles on Sports & Recreation

MagPortal.com: Magazine Articles on Sports & Recreation

A searchable, browsable directory of magazine articles on sports in general, the olympics, and recreation that are available online. Topics covered include: Auto Racing; Baseball & Softball; Basketball; Boating & Sailing; Camping, Hiking & Outdoors; Canoe, Kayak & Whitewater; Climbing; Cycling, Mountain; Cycling, Road; Fishing; Football (American); …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports

TravelTerminal.Com

TravelTerminal.Com

General information and answers to questions about airline travel. Info on reservations, fares, and what to do at the airport. Compare online reservation sites and find out how to find the lowest fares.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

National Hot Dog and Sausage Council

National Hot Dog and Sausage Council

“The Council conducts scientific research to benefit hot dog and sausage manufacturers. The Council also serves as an information resource to consumers and media on questions related to quality, safety, nutrition and preparation of hot dogs and sausages.”
Features include facts and trivia about hot dogs and sausage, including preparation and …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food

Hidden Features

Hidden Features

Many DVD movie discs are graced with hidden features. This page is dedicated to revealing the so called ??Easter Eggs?? on currently available discs so that users can find the special features that may not be obvious. Users can also submit their own findings.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

The Real Beer Page

The Real Beer Page

This site has extensive information about beer, brewpubs, microbreweries, homebrewing, and the beer industry. It includes a list of upcoming beer festivals and other beer events, publications about beer, and a searchable database of breweries, bars, and brewpubs in the US and Canada.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies

Dog Breed Info Center

Dog Breed Info Center

This site gives all kinds of helpful information on dogs as pets. It gives detailed information on most dog breeds including how to care for each breed and which breeds are most fitting to a person or family’s lifestyle.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Dogs

New Comic Book Releases List

New Comic Book Releases List

“What will you find at this site? You’ll find out which comics came out this week, which ones came out last week, which ones might come out next week, which ones were late, which ones were cancelled, who publishes them, who creates them, where you can buy them, news about comic books… and that’s JUST the beginning…”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics

Concierge.com

Concierge.com

“The Travel Supersite” is a comprehensive travel site with travel advice, information on travel deals and resorts, maps, a reference section, hotel and flight booking, and reviews from Fodor’s guidebooks.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

The Skeptic’s Dictionary

The Skeptic’s Dictionary

“Over 338 skeptical definitions and essays on occult, paranormal, supernatural and pseudoscientific ideas and practices with references to the best skeptical literature – from abracadabra to zombis”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Paranormal Phenomena

Stumped? Magazine

Stumped? Magazine

Online version of the Chicago free monthly publication. Each issue has reviews of currently available videotapes, as well as articles about the movies. The site includes back issues back to January 1998 and includes a movie review archive.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Movies

ESPN Soccernet – The World’s Site for the World Game

ESPN Soccernet – The World’s Site for the World Game

“Soccernet provides round-the-clock coverage of football around the world including live score updates on all the big games from England, Scotland, Europe and the rest of the world, plus match reports and statistics for every match in England and Scotland from the Premiership to the Conference.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Soccer

Official Airline Guide

Official Airline Guide

“OAG is the world’s leading independent provider of travel information, specifically timetables and other products about airlines and airports, offering business travelers, corporations and the global travel industry the information they need to make effective travel planning decisions.” This site includes monthly issues of Frequent Flyer magazine …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Beagles on the Web

Beagles on the Web

“Dedicated to the merry little hound who loves to sniff, snack, and snooze,” Beagles on the Web is well-designed and full of useful information. This site’s best feature is the section on adoption, helping connect families who want a beagle with dogs who need homes.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Dogs