I Am Fascinated By Old Lighthouses

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    They Are So Iconic

    For so many years those towers of light were sometimes the last hope of many sea faring souls. Lighthouses are iconic and timeless to me. I really want to visit a very old one.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 18, 2011

    They Are Beautiful And Fascinating

      I have always had a fascination for old lighthouses.During my travels I have come across many...for me..the older the lighthouse the more the fascination. There is one not far from where I am and I never tire of driving past..videoing it..taking pictures of it and seeing...
    ayankee ayankee
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2009
    awhitecrayon awhitecrayon
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2014

    I Love To Look And Visit Lighthouses

    I've always been fascinated with them...even was a kid I dreamed of living in old lighthouse.How cool would that be!!!I love lighthouses as example of things where function dictates form,I love lighthouses bc there's also something quite romantic about them.They are very...
    natdj88 natdj88
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2010

    Romance, Mystery

    The old 1818 lighthouse and the current, 1893, lighthouse at the entrance to Sydney Harbour (oldest in Australia)   I think there is something both romantic and mysterious about old lighthouses. I also love some of the big waves striking lighthouses as nature rages all...
    Becnme Becnme
    56-60, F
    May 20, 2010

    Crippled by time

    I love them. Lighthouses tend to be located on rock outcrops where the land makes its most defying stances against the relentless power of the ocean. I imagine how the lighthouses stood in this war zone of nature warning the unsuspecting to stay clear lest they become caught up...
    0hBrandie 0hBrandie
    41-45, M
    Dec 8, 2013

    Special

    I was a military brat growing up and had to amazing experience of living in a lighthouse for four years.
    bimax66 bimax66
    36-40, M
    Oct 21, 2011

    Beacons All Around

    Growing up on the west coast about an hour from the beach, I've gotten the chance to see a few lighthouses.  I remember going to them on a stormy day and wishing I could sit up by the light and watch the world from their perspective.  To see the storm clouds rage around...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel
    31-35, M
    Dec 21, 2009

    It Might Have Something To Do

    With all the stories I read as a kid, I love them.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Nov 23, 2009

    So Many Mighty Towers

    Every chance I get I tour lighthouses. I have always had a fascination with the lighthouses.  I think this fascination came from my childhood.  I can remember looking up at the huge old towering structure they call the "Cape Hatteras Lighthouse" and being lost...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2009
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