See 20+ more photos from Blackpool in July 2011 of what we did and saw.
Blackpool tower and the holy town. While it appears miniscule, I can assure you that climbing that tower to face a glass pane for a floor only brought me out in religious chants.
We didn't just build sandcastles. We built sandmansions, with outdoor pool and driveway.
The underside to another pier made a great place for hide and seek. This is not to say I participated in such games, but merely observing the greatness of the opportunity.
Oh, look. Crab.
Blackpool is on the west coast (map), what you're seeing is the Irish Sea, and Ireland, most likely, is on the other side.
Small people collect shells, and write their name in the sand.
Yet again, my name is too lengthy for a simple wide shot. I got to 'fish' and gave up.
Someone should tell Wade.
An artist at work. 15 minutes later I returned to see his creation.
Father ji explained tidal waves, lunar calendars and how to fish. I explained why I was photographing his foot.
As Baywatch as I get.
On Promenade, the main road, several carts are driven by British camels - horses.
There's always time for a water slide though! #Feeling hot, hot, hot. I do think this makes a sustainable alternative to showering, a kinda all-in-one-ghusl-ride. A friend and I had a "man wash" idea in school (like a car wash). It could be the next best thing in Islamic fiqh.
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