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Heights of Abraham - Matlock 06/04/09

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What a fun day this was, getting lost, looking for the sacred ATM, eating lots of ice cream and nearly missing the last cable car back by 3 minutes.

I should explain, the heights of abraham is a tourist attraction in Matlock, consisting of cable cars to the top of a huuuge hill then guided tours of mines, but I remember as a child being taken there and then going for a walk with my parents, we got somewhat lost and eventually found a mine audit for a section of the mines that wasn't opened to the public, so our mission for the day had two objectives;

1 - Annoy tour guides with general faffing around with cameras etc

2 - Find mine

I can assure you we accomplished both.

On with the pics!

Firstly, from the guided tour





These people are too trusting sometimes, they think that a simple keep out sign will do when theres an open gate :lol:





Now here are the pics of the abandoned section of mine, that was sadly flooded.


Some....thing, that we found...in a tree, looks like HDR, but....isn't haha


after walking in the wrong direction for aaages and stumbling through bushes we finally found it!




We thats all I got, think Jesus got some more.

Hope you like

Peace, Out


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I'll get my few pics that were any good up soon.

On the plus side, near to matlock is something substantially bigger, we think.

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