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Old Nov 12, 2008, 07:59 AM
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Yorkshire continued, Whitby

Finally have time to post the last of my pictures of Yorkshire.
Whitby is the place where in Bram Stokers book "Dracula" the Count can ashore in the form of a dog.
"But, strangest of all, the very instant the shore was touched, an immense dog sprang up on deck from below ... and running forward, jumped from the bow on to the sand. Making straight for the steep cliff, where the churchyard hangs over the laneway to the East Pier ... it disappeared in the darkness."

from Dracula by Bram Stoker, 1897
Now it is a nice little harbour town, that is happy to celebrate its place in horror literature, by hosting a Gothic weekend a couple of times a year, I might go next year
Its a nice place to visit at other times of the year, even if you are not a Goth.
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