Brighton Journals

On The Sea

A February 2004 trip to Brighton by Glamazon22

Travel Photo by IgoUgo memberMore Photos
Quote: When I think of the sea and beach, I think of sand. Brighton is sans-sand, or anti-sand. The beach is composed of smooth, large pebbles and rocks. However, this town takes you back to the days of the turn-of-the-century with modern commodities.

On The Sea

Overview

Travel Photo by IgoUgo member
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One of the most memorable things was that I got to spend the day with Isha and get to know her better without the rest of the "gang" there. Another one of the most memorable, yet funny things that happened was that there was a sea gull with a broken wing on the beach. After finding no sympathy for it, being that gulls are mean and nasty buggers, soon after, a cocker spaniel with his owner appeared, and as soon as the owner let him off the leash, the cocker took off in pursuit of the sea gull. Running at high speed, the sea gull saw him and tried away and over the beach ledge. All of a sudden, you see this dog run and leap over the ledge and out of sight to get the bird! Quick...Read More

Brighton Pier

Attraction

Travel Photo by IgoUgo member
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It's a bit creepy to see an amusement park atop a pier. Knowing that roller coasters are so heavy and that the pier can only hold so much, I never really got over my fear, but nevertheless, Isha and I had fun riding some rides and gambling our money away on the slot machines they had.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 2, 2006

Brighton Pier
Madeira Drive.
Brighton, England
+44 (1273) 609361

Royal Pavilion and Museums

Attraction | "The Royal Pavilion"

Royal Pavilion and Museums Photo, Brighton, England
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Since the prince regent (later King George IV) first visited Brighton in 1783, his fantastic seaside palace, the Royal Pavilion, with its Indian domes and minarets and its Chinese style interior, has become a landmark not to be missed (it's impossible to miss!). And, thanks to his influence, some of the finest examples of Regency architecture in England can be seen in Brighton. For a second, I felt like was in Morocco, but I was just in Brighton! With little time to go inside, I was able to just take pictures of the outside, but the tour guide was very informative and I enjoyed looking at it all the same. It's hard to miss the Royal Pavilion. Basically, if you are walking towar...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 2, 2006

Royal Pavilion and Museums
Pavilion Gardens
Brighton, England BN1 1EE
+44 (1273) 290900

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Glamazon22

Glamazon22
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania