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Bristol

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Bristol Port

Bristol surprised me. No one had warned me that I was about to enter a friendly city with a hint of Holland – it is a port city, with canals, and bike lanes – but it is not so close to the sea – it is approx 15 km to the Severn Estuary – and…

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Chester: Can anyone tell me where is the Port?

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I have made two quick visits to Chester. It is such a lovely town. Chester Rows, The Roman Walls, the Amphitheatre, Grosvenor Park, and the Canal Basins (and apparently there is even a Zoo!). But there was one thing that I could not find…… the Port! For hundreds of years before the prominence of Liverpool, Chester was…

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Ports in the Irish Sea

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There are many large and small ports – some less operational than others – along the shores of the islands. I want to explore each of these in a little more detail to understand the various intersections of communication and traversing in the Irish Sea. These ports have emerged for various reasons. But and some…

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