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SAND, STONES & SEA (50)
cicindela Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1223 W: 0 N: 3103] (9226)
...plus silence!!! These four words perfectly reflect character of this wonderful place :>

Place from this photo is a part of Vidzemes Stony Beach Nature Reserve localized on the coast of Latvian Baltic Sea. The reserve is also a part of North Vidzeme Biosphere Reserve" and special Natura 2000 area.

Vidzemes Stony Beach Nature Reserve takes some 12 km of seacoast and covers about 3370 ha. Typical lansdcapes/seascapes for this area are wooden dunes with moist dune slacks.

This is also the only place in Latvia where 350-380 million year old sandstone outcrops can be seen on the seashore! And please believe me, it looks really nice and impressive! :>

These are "facts from the guide", but for me one of the most important things was that in this place there were no people, no noise, no tumult... only me, sand, stones, sea and silence... :>


Thank you in advance for visit and comment! :>

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cicindela Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1223 W: 0 N: 3103] (9226)
Rocks from West Coast NZ
Edited by:LordPotty Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1381 W: 144 N: 3872] (12503)

I collected all these rocks from the beaches around here in Greymouth!
Pretty cool huh ?

Cheers
Steve