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Durdle Door

By neptune  
I know this place has been photographed to death but it was the first time I've ever been to Dorset so it had to be done!

We had a fantastic trip up to the point when some thieving little toad stole my camera bag with all of my equipment from the pub while we were eating a few feet away after just 2 days. Turns out he is a Officer in the army base in Lulworth! I'll post his name and photo on here if I ever find it out. Anyway that was the end of that but I had managed to get a few great shots up to that point.

Hope you like it.

Tags: General Landscape and travel

Voters: MacAlba, Ayelet_A, jeanie and 25 more

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jayjay52 9 2 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2009 8:59PM
Lovely shot. So sorry your first visit to Dorset was spoilt by the theft of your camera bag. Hope you had insurance and that you`ve managed to replace what you lost. Also hope it does`t put you off a return trip!

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porty2003 14 97 Scotland
11 Apr 2009 9:01PM
Very well taken image,

Boagman65 11 2 1 Scotland
11 Apr 2009 9:01PM
I think you've done a great job this is a superb shot you have managed to keep some great detail on the rock. And I love the motion of the water.

shaw2708 9 18 England
11 Apr 2009 9:05PM
never seen this location before! amazing its a dragon drinking from the sea! my heart aches for you... you can replace the goods you can never take away the mistrust x
been there with mx bikes
take care
kathryn x
Great shot lovely setting and colours.
Oliverpants 9 2 2 England
11 Apr 2009 9:27PM
Great shot, lovely water. Sorry you lost your gear. If you are certain its an officer from the Lulworth base, I suggest you speak to the camp commander and ask him to help. Ann
neptune 15 76 England
11 Apr 2009 9:46PM
Thanks Ann.
Yes he was an officer - we found out because he was staying overnight at the Lulworth Cove Inn and we got it all on CCTV. As he was resident the Inn had his name and address - result! Anyway, my gear is apparently at some police station in Wales awaiting safe return, thanks to the efficiency of Wareham police. I will certainly be speaking to the camp though.

Jenny - no it certainly won't put us off a return trip. In fact we're planning it already!

Thanks for all your comments.
11 Apr 2009 10:02PM
Lovely image of one of my favourite places. Sorry you had such a bad experience and I am glad they caught the culprit. Glad it didn't put you off coming to Dorset. I had many lovely holidays in Dorset and two years ago decided to move here and I love it.
LV426 9 7 4 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2009 1:10AM
What a lovely picture.
Very Well captured and awesome composed.
Great work!
redstag 12 100 15 United Kingdom
30 May 2009 10:00AM
It does have to be done! You've done a great version too.

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