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I’ve been scanning my Uncle Harry’s slides which are a mixture of panoramic scenery, the odd city scape, some nice horses and the occasional posed, but interesting pictures of people in rural Ireland. The problem is that, although they’re all carefully numbered, only a few are labelled.

Anyway, I was reviewing my progress (87 down and about 10 to go – unless there’s another box somewhere) and idly zoomed in on the name of a hotel.  The Clifden Hotel. So I googled it. No Clifden Hotel, but Clifden turns out to be the name of a town in County Galway. So I went to Google Maps, switched to satellite mode and there it was.

How cool is that ? Definitely a CSI moment.

Images: Uncle Harry’s original (circa 1955); Screenshot from Google Maps (2013)

Links: Clifden