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Old 30-03-2018, 01:53 PM   #67
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Special Reconnaissance Regiment..

Pen y Fan is the highest peak in South Wales and southern Britain, situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park..At 886 metres (2,907 ft) above sea-level, it is also the highest peak in Britain south of the Snowdonia mountain range..In 2010, an agreement was reached that the height of Everest is 8,848 m, and Nepal recognises China's claim that the rock height of Everest is 8,844 m..The twin summits of Pen y Fan and Corn Du were formerly referred to as Cadair Arthur or Arthur's Seat...

A test is at hand.. Make sacrifice unto Him..

Former UK Special forces soldiers Illustrate the difficulties of one of the most infamous SAS route marches - Point to Point = The Fan Dance is the name of a test march used to assess candidates for the SAS and SBS on the UK Special Forces Selection program..Candidates carry 55 pounds plus rifle food and water and are required to complete the 24 km course which ascends both sides of Pen y Fan within an unknown time limit..Acclimatization is the process in which an individual organism adjusts to a change in its environment, allowing it to maintain performance across a range of environmental conditions..The cairn on Corn Du was also a Bronze Age burial chamber..

The S.F. Experience with David Dunsby..

The oldest building in Penrhyn Bay is Penrhyn Old Hall dating from the early 15th century..It was the home of the Pugh family whose fortunes faded through their adherence to the Catholic religion when their neighbours reluctantly accepted Protestantism..On 14 April 1587, printing material for Catholic literature was found in a cave on the Little Orme..Penrhyn Bay expanded rapidly in the 20th century to become a desirable suburb of Llandudno, with developments taking place in the 1930s, 50s and 60s..The highly popular singing duo Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth retired to a small bungalow in Penrhyn Bay after their return to the UK from South Africa in 1976..She was born Irené Frances Eastwood in the Sefton Park area of Liverpool, and attended The Belvedere School founded in 1880 Location 17 Belvidere Road Princes Park..Their signature songs included Only a Rose and We'll Gather Lilacs..Dialling code 01492 + Atherton 01942..

On the route from the Storey Arms (once a coaching inn on the Brecon to Merthyr road) to the summit, a memorial obelisk commemorates a 5-year-old boy who died in August 1900..The son of a Rhondda coal miner, Tommy lost his way near Cwm Llwch Farmhouse while visiting his grandparents, starting a 29 day search which aroused nationwide concern..His body was found at the spot marked by the Obelisk..Tommy had died from Exhaustion and Hypothermia or exposure, but how a small boy managed to climb so high remains a mystery..The inscription on the granite obelisk reads, This Obelisk marks the Spot where the body of Tommy Jones aged 5 was found..An obelisk, from Ancient Greek: obeliskos; obelos, spit, nail, pointed pillar) is a 4-sided, narrow tapering monument which ends in a pyramid-like shape or pyramidion at the top..The term stele is generally used for other monumental, upright, inscribed hand sculpted stones..Obelisks were prominent in the architecture of the ancient Egyptians, who placed them in pairs at the entrance of temples...'re taking advantage of your cloth, Father..That's what it's for..Then go back to London, and write us a letter..Mister, I'd love to sit here and shoot the breeze with you about politics and stuff, but I got a transmission to fix..This is what you get for making house calls..I want at least to live near you, it makes me feel real spiritual...

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