Videos tagged with "exploration"
The RRS Discovery Antarctica Exploration Vessel [04:22]
Come along with me on a tour of the Royal Research Ship, Discovery. This vessel was constructed specifically for Antarctica exploration. This vessel carried ...
Year of Natural Scotland 2013 - Unravel Travel TV [01:18]
Year of Natural Scotland 2013 celebrate Scotland's outstanding natural beauty throughout 2013. From stunning natural and historic landscapes, art inspired by nature, surprising wildlife and delicious food & drink, visitors can find nature right on their doorstep. Don't miss the chance to experience the great Scottish outdoors for yourself, join in the celebrations with a packed programme of events and discover insider tips from across the country during the Year of Natural Scotland. Natural landscapes Discover the fascinating variety of natural landscapes across Scotland, including mountains and hills, forests and glens, hundreds of islands, and thousands of miles of stunning coastline. Natural playground Enjoy the great outdoors by land, water or air and discover a new side to Scotland. Choose from a range of activities from hiking and mountain biking to canoeing and fishing. Wildlife, flora and fauna Scotland is home to spectacular wildlife and plant life. Observe fascinating animals in their natural habitats and explore the diversity of the country's flora and fauna Art in nature Explore the land that has proved so inspirational to painters, musicians, artists, writers and innovators for generations and discover how art and nature work so well together. Historic landscapes Trace Scotland's past through historic landscapes, monuments and castles and uncover fascinating tales of royalty, exploration and conservation across heritage sites, many of which are wildlife ...
Trail Memorial Stained Glass Window St Machar's Cathedral Aberdeen Scotland [00:41]
Tour Scotland video of the James William Helenus Trail memorial stained glass window in St Machar's Cathedral on visit to Aberdeen. James was born on Birsay, Orkney. Educated in Aberdeen, he followed the classical curriculum, completing an arts degree in 1870. Trail was then permitted to study medicine, which allowed him to pursue his lifelong interest in natural history. During this time he was appointed as botanist on the Amazon Steam Navigation Company's explorations of Brazil, spending two years in the Amazon. Trail went on to complete his study of medicine graduating in 1876. He was appointed Regius Professor of Botany at Aberdeen University In 1877, and established the University Herbarium with his own plant collections and those bequeathed to him. Professor Trail died on 18th September 1919.
Creepy Abandoned Farm Cottage - Scotland UK (urbex urban exploration) [04:32]
Looks like a 1950's style cottage, can't find much information on it..Think the owners up and left. Felt quite creepy inside!
Abandoned Sanatorium - Glen O' Dee Hospital - Aberdeen, Scotland [04:37]
The original building was built in 1900 and started its life as Nordrach on Dee Hospital, a sanctuary for tuberculosis patients. When TB died down it served as a luxury hotel (when it became "Glen O' Dee"), but was taken over during the war to serve as a billet for troops. It reprised its role in contagious diseases when the typhoid epidemic hit nearby Aberdeen in the 1960s, but its last use was as a residential home for the elderly. The original building closed in 1998, when a new purpose built building was built on the same site. The original building has been featured on the BBC's Restoration programme, but it has sat empty and deteriorating since 1998.
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