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Isle of Man

Riding the rails
Manx, Motorcycles and Money

March 14th 2014
And of course, there will be those of you who wonder, “Why did they go to the Isle of Man?” The simple answer is because it was in the neighborhood of Ireland, which we have set out to explore for the next few weeks. A longer answer is that MJ has wondered about the isle for a couple of decades due to its relationship with the banking industry and those who invest. At any rate, we were, alread ... read more
Europe » Isle of Man » Douglas

Manx Flag Part of the Norwegian Kingdom of the Hebrides until the 13th century when it was ceded to Scotland, the isle came under the British crown in 1765. Current concerns include reviving the almost extinct Manx Gaelic language.... ... read more
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16th March 2014

Little station for a little isle
What a delightful place. Amazing how such a tiny place can be so famous...but it's bike race has ensured that is the case. You guys look great in the pics.
16th March 2014

Famous for the bike race
It is amazing how famous this Isle is and yes it is due to the bikes more than the banking. We enjoyed our days in the pub learning about life on the island. We talked with a plumber, a cyclists, an accountant and a cabbie. All has interesting tales to tell. One of them is still married to a woman in Idaho.

Tot: 3.432s; Tpl: 0.023s; cc: 41; qc: 178; dbt: 0.1269s; 3; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 2mb