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Elephants played a role in warfare from the first millennium BC until the 19th century. They were used mainly in India and Southeast Asia but also occasionally in western Asia, north Africa, Spain and Italy.
During battles trained war elephants were able to trample men and horses or pick them up and throw them. They also [...]

No Comments CherryPie on Mar 25th 2019

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but wealth gathered by labour shall increase.
Proverbs 13:11

No Comments CherryPie on Mar 24th 2019

This scene shows a wounded tiger turning and attacking his pursuers. The incident is described in ‘Sport in Many Lands’, a book written by H. A. L (Henry Astbury Leveson) ‘The Old Shekarry’, one of the most famous game hunters of Victorian times.
Levison served in the Indian army from 1845 to 1854 and returned on [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Mar 20th 2019

Cross the meadow and the stream and listen as the peaceful water brings peace upon your soul.
Maximillian Degenerez

12 Comments CherryPie on Mar 18th 2019

Baitings Reservoir is a large water supply reservoir operated by Yorkshire Water close to Ripponden in the West Yorkshire Pennines. It lies in the valley of the River Ryburn and is the higher of two reservoirs built to supply Wakefield with water and was completed in 1956.[1] The lower reservoir is Ryburn Reservoir.

12 Comments CherryPie on Mar 12th 2019

The sunrise, of course, doesn’t care if we watch it or not. It will keep on being beautiful, even if no one bothers to look at it.
Gene Amole

12 Comments CherryPie on Mar 10th 2019

We packed and were ready to set off on our travels before we went down for breakfast. We sat at the same table as for the previous day’s breakfast and dinner; it must have had our name on it. Comfortably replete we checked out of the Inn and went to Halifax to see Halifax Minster. [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Mar 9th 2019

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