Snaefell

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Half way up Snaefell Mountain on Boxing day, when we got just around the corner Manannan’s cloak descended on Snaefell and we could not see more than a metre in front of us.

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Snaefell Mountain © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

 

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Standing just above the Braaid and overlooking The Plains of Heaven.

Mountains from left to right: Greeba Mountain, Slieau Ruy,  Colden Mountain, then across the Baldwin Valley to Carraghan Mountain, Beinn-Y-Phott and then Snaefell Mountain centre right with Slieau Lhean thereafter.

The houses in the middle left of the image is the ever growing Glen Vine.

The image was captured on my Nikon D80 DSLR with a Nikon 18-105 F3.5/5.6 G AFS DX lens, cropped and resized in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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The Plains of Heaven - © Peter Killey

 

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High up in the hills above the Sulby Valley at an area known as Slieaumonagh, which is roughly between Snaefell Mountain and Slieau Managh Mountain on the track to Block Eairy reservoir lies the remains of these beautiful Manx Crofters cottages, there must be approximately eight derelict stone cottages up there, which must really have been a small village!

I am interested to learn more about these derelict cottages, please drop me a mail via my contact page or feel free to write a comment on this page regarding this subject if you can help.

The images were all captured on my Fuji X10 camera, resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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