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In BIG Pictures: a stormy day in Brighton, England

Winter is when the popular Sussex seaside town is arguably at its most atmospheric – especially on dark and stormy days. This is when the summer crowds which pack the wide pebble beach are replaced with crashing waves and howling gales which whip the sea into a foamy frenzy. On a particularly stormy January day in Brighton, I braved the rain showers and salty sea spray which rocketed from the angry, grey and white sea to capture its surreal beauty in BIG pictures…

In BIG Pictures: a stormy day in Brighton, England Global Grasshopper

In BIG Pictures: a stormy day in Brighton, England Global Grasshopper

In BIG Pictures: a stormy day in Brighton, England Global Grasshopper

In BIG Pictures: a stormy day in Brighton, England Global Grasshopper

In BIG Pictures: a stormy day in Brighton, England Global Grasshopper

In BIG Pictures: a stormy day in Brighton, England Global Grasshopper

In BIG Pictures: a stormy day in Brighton, England Global Grasshopper

Brighton Information

Brighton is an English shoreline resort town. Around an hour south of London via train, it’s a common day-trip goal! Its expansive shingle shoreline is sponsored by entertainment arcades and Regency-time structures. Brighton Pier, in the focal waterfront area, opened in 1899 and now has rides and candy stalls. The town is likewise known for its nightlife, expressions scene, shopping and celebrations. Brighton is the most well known UK ocean side goal for outside vacationers, as indicated by new figures discharged by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). There are many boutique places to stay in Brighton like Royal Pavilion Sovereign Regent’s farmhouse turned delight castle is Brighton’s most unmistakable symbol, and a visit here resembles pigging out on excessively numerous cream cakes. Worked between 1787-1823, this taunt Mughal event is an uproar of jam shape vaults and twiddly minarets. The best, most exorbitant bits, however, are inside. There you’ll discover flying mythical serpents, swirly covers, a much-overlaid Banqueting Room, gesturing mechanical Mandarin dolls, and brilliant hand-painted Chinese backdrop. Another place to visit is Brighton Museum and Art Gallery Situated in part of the Prince Regent’s old stable complex, this is a delightfully available gallery with a perpetual gathering crossing old Egyptian bits and bounces, Brighton coastline memorabilia, and top-notch post-war British workmanship. Past displays incorporate Sickert and Paula Rego. Another famous place which attracts the tourist to visit is Brighton Toy and Model Museum A fantastic redirection for exhausted kids on blustery days. This unassuming historical center underneath Brighton Station is pressed to the rafters with stuffed bears, old mechanical toys, display ships and wooden manikins, with not a PlayStation in sight!

Born in England, with a few family roots from Bavaria, and a heart in Scandinavia I've always been a bit of a restless soul. My first true adventure began as a six month voyage around South East Asia as a fresh faced backpacker and ever since I've lived a semi nomadic existence, clocking up over 40 countries on trips and living in Dublin, South East Asia and Australia. I'm a lover of US Road Trips, deserted beaches bathed in warm glow of a sunset, Cuban mojitos, easy-on-the-eye travel destinations far away from the tourist crowds and all things Scandinavian - from cloudberry liquors to Scandi Noirs. When not wandering the world, you'll find me walking my rescue dog in leafy South West London, strolling around the Brighton Laines on random day trips, hunting for photogenic landscapes or daydreaming about returning to my all time favourite places in the world; Havana, Copenhagen, Italy, Thailand and the frozen landscapes of a wintry Iceland. Follow Becky on Twitter and Google+.

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