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Old 2nd Mar 2022, 00:14
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Jensdad - visiting Sylt ? Just in case your 'German' is not too fluent - this is what the sign says Achtung !
Ah, thanks for that inside info, OUA. Might save me getting into an embarrassing situation haha. On the other hand, nice to know I can take a dip even if I forget my cossie...
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On the other hand, nice to know I can take a dip even if I forget my cossie…
A word of caution. You would be exposing a part of your anatomy that has probably rarely, if ever, been exposed to the sun. It is easy to get sunburned. Ask me how I know!
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Old 2nd Mar 2022, 06:25
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Visiting any Wadden island in March/April?

I would not be afraid of sun exposure.
Sand blasting!
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Thanks for the advice, gents. I'm going in May so hopefully the weather will be decent (think I'll be keeping my claes on though!). Having said that, I went to Vlieland in May 2019 (see a previous challenge of mine) and it was fogged in. Still a nice part of the world, the fog just added to the 'end of the world' feel. I know that Sylt is a bit more developed tourism-wise than Vleiland though
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"the fog just added to the 'end of the world' feel."

Sounds like Whitley Bay....................
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Sounds like Whitley Bay....................
… with or without the fog!
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Sylt is a bit more posh. With expensive houses and private beeches. Lots of expensive private jets on the apron.

A couple of years ago I flew there myself. Got quite a scare when the alarm for the middle marker went off. They are so rare I didn't know what it was at first!
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Funnily enough I was at Seaton Sluice, just up the road from Whitley Bay, this afternoon. Not exactly tropical when those easterlies are blowing in...

Archer4: I'm just taking the train over unfortunately! I think you're right about it being upmarket - I'm having to stay in Niebull as all the accomodation on Sylt's either booked up or just ridiculously expensive.
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I42 has declared OH - here's another one for the weekend - been in service as both military and civil for over 80 years




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Old 5th Mar 2022, 07:52
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This field was mainly military but now is overwhelmingly civilian - its also had a lot of names - in several languages


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Old 5th Mar 2022, 12:51
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Laffan's Plain?
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Old 5th Mar 2022, 13:04
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No - its not in the UK - it has several international flights in normal times
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Is it a Gulf Air destination?
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Old 5th Mar 2022, 18:02
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Not currently and I'm not totally sure about pre covid - possibly not

Currently only the national airline seems to using it for international flights
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So the R is not on a Gulf Air aircraft?
(it does not look like Finnair and Iran Air uses the lower capital r)
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Old 5th Mar 2022, 20:47
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Eigle Azur
or Star Air?
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Or could the airline be Frontier? Which might suggest somewhere in Latin America...
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You can tell that I had over a month in the sin-bin - I looked at the picture and thought "maybe I should trim off that"R"... nahhh it won't help anyone..."

Wrong!

Bear is correct - Eigle Azur is the airline and we're not in Latin America



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I will then stab at Constantine Algeria.
For which I found match on the fencing and the truss light towers.
But these could of course be Algerian standard airport issue.
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We are in Algeria but not at Constantine


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