!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd"> Streamline Training & Documentation: The Isle of Man

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

The Isle of Man

During my just completed trip to Ireland, the UK, and France, my happiest discovery was the Isle of Man. It's the little red dot between Ireland and Great Britain in the map below.

The cities and towns, especially the capital Douglas (below), are fully equipped with modern infrastructure.

At the same time, just beyond the cities and towns there is beautiful countryside ...

... including beautiful forests ...

As I did, you can travel a few routes on old-fashioned trains ...

... or you can treat yourself to walks and hikes of whatever length you like.

I'm dying to go back to Man myself, and have been recommending it to other people who like the sorts of atmosphere and activities it offers. For people interested in additional information, the official tourism site is here.