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Devastating Views

By jeronius
My week in the lakes last week was a wake up call to the complete devastation they encountered during the storms in December. Shops, bars hotels and places Like the department store Booths in Keswick are all still just getting their feet back on the ground.

Driving down the side of Ullswater and seeing litter and broken boats from the storms and residential homes with great big industrial dehumidifiers was a stark wake up call to their suffering, not to mention the A591 that joins Ambleside and Keswick among other villages along this way.

Having spoken to many locals and workers in the area, one thing is clear....Their determination and resilience to build back their homes and work places was astonishing.

Tags: Lake district Canon Floods Lee filters Derwent water Landscape and travel Canon 24-70mm f28l 1DX

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HelenMarie 5 62 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2016 10:35PM
Great photograph and yes, it must have been so dreadful.

Helen
Diggeo 8 13 Greece
12 Apr 2016 7:53AM
Beautiful image with dramatic sky!
Stunning landscape!
deanjohn 5 1 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2016 11:23AM
Lovely image, fully agree with your sentiments about the lakes, the people and the floods.
This area of the country is very close to my heart, please accept your 30th vote to gain a readers award.
12 Apr 2016 2:05PM
Beautiful image
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
12 Apr 2016 2:53PM
A very beautiful scene here, Jerry, but so terrible for the people in that area Smile
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