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Isle of Man - day 2

The weather today was noticeably better than yesterday, though there were still a few showers during the day. After breakfast we headed out to Laxey on the electric railway (which looks more like a tram)


We went to see the Laxey Wheel:







We also went for a ride on the Laxey Mines Railway, then after a drink and some chips we headed up Snaefell on the mountain Railway. There were some good views from the top:



Moments after this photo was taken cloud descended and the view looked like this:



Nonetheless we made it to the summit and caught some glimpses of Scotland and Ireland amid the swirling cloud.



There was some rain on the way back to Douglas, but later the weather cleared up enough for us to spend some time at the beach:




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vivh
Aug. 19th, 2008 06:35 am (UTC)
The sea was remarkably calm compared to the previous day!