This Lighthouse Family Are Pure Rock n' Roll

This Lighthouse Family Are Pure Rock n' Roll

They are a curiosity that can be found on outcrops (and in pop culture) pretty much everywhere. Beginning as elevated bonfires and then rudimentary towers, the more robust structures we know today still perform vital maritime duties. Reliably guiding mariners into shores and ports under the shroud of night, they have been signalling the way for over 2000 years. 

New London Ledge, Connecticut cr: Moondancedryad

New London Ledge, Connecticut cr: Moondancedryad

Just like ocean navigators down the centuries, we can still happen across fine examples of these lifesaving structures in almost every country. From the instantly recognisable rings of red and white paint to ones that look like floating town houses, they are gaining traction as a travellers collector item and will always add a curiosity to you trip.

Here is a run down of the worlds classiest via gobackpacking.com

 
A 'Norn Iron' Rope Bridge

A 'Norn Iron' Rope Bridge

Ubud's Verdant Campuhan Ridge

Ubud's Verdant Campuhan Ridge