Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Cheddar Gorge

On the same day we drove through Exmoor, we also drove through Cheddar Gorge, England’s largest gorge.

It takes only thirty or so minutes to drive the full length of Cheddar Gorge.

By American scenic standards, Cheddar Gorge was a non-event.

The great bluffs of the Upper Mississippi are far more beautiful and far more dramatic than Cheddar Gorge—and, of course, the great gorges of the American West are incomparable, on an entirely different scale of beauty and wonder than Cheddar Gorge.

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