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It consists of two large terraces for a total of sqm, with irrigation water from a private consortium. Ideal to grow fruit and vegetables or to keep animals on. It is in a sunny position and can be easily reached as it is around 10 metres from the road. It can be reached along a footpath of a few metres. It could be used for agriculture but it can also be used to increase the building quota of a nearby plot of land should one wish to build a house. The land has a quota of 86 cubic metres, or 28sqm, that can be transferred to another plot within a range of metres. It is south-facing and it can be reached with small-medium sized cars along a well-kept country lane. It includes two terrace with young fruit trees, pruned a few years ago and well kept, which already produce fruit.

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Bamboo pipes are used to lead water into shallow pits Great Nicobar Island Traditional water harvesting — from Kashmir to Kanyakumari Throughout India, several ingenious ways have been devised to catch and store rainwater for future use. They are known as traditional water harvesting systems. It is the traditional water harvesting systems that have made life possible even in the Thar Desert. The technology and engineering of the traditional water harvesting systems differed, depending on whether they were to provide drinking water or to be used for irrigation.

They are transplanted usually by rice transplanter from the indoors into freshly flooded paddy fields in May.

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London’s best winter terraces and Christmas pop-ups

View gallery Trevor Ermel has shared these wonderful images of Gateshead Town Centre, Bensham and beyond taken over 30 years ago - do you remember these scenes? The atmospheric photographs were taken by Trevor Ermel, whose interest in documenting the area began as a teenager. And also video footage of the Gateshead Garden Festival , the site of which is featured in this gallery. Other images here include a black cat scuttling through a snowy street of Tyneside flats, dominated by the imposing new builds of the time.

Pynes or artificial channels start out from the river, and meander through fields to end up in an ahar.

Here are the best. The theme is New York City circa , so expect cabaret, disco yoga and hip-hop classes spread around three bars and one nightclub, where DJs play on a fire escape. Hot sweet treats to keep you warm up on the roof. Think honey and tequila hot chocolate or the mother of all sweet espresso martinis involving gingerbread, mint, pistachio and chocolate orange. Seven giant PVC igloos on a terrace by the Tower of London, complete with all mod cons of sheepskin blankets, speakers for Christmas playlists, heating and dreamy river views.

Modern European-type stuff to fill you up: Probably best if you hit the Tower of London ice rink before eating. Chocolate toasted marshmallow and hazelnut waffle for breakfast, then lunch and dinner menus celebrating the best British winter ingredients — Cornish lemon sole with sea shore vegetables, Highland venison fillet with bashed neeps and sour cherry sauce — plus feasting dishes such as Asian spiced goose with prune stuffing to share.

Cosy up under sheepskin rugs and lantern light in a log cabin. Winter warmers inspired by European Christmas markets: If you get carried away, there are bottles of Hennessy Paradis Imperial available to buy with a personal engraving. That means a white, red and gold colour scheme, wooden walls and wintry ferns, and Mason jars decorated with scenes from the fairy tale — though presumably not the bit where granny gets gobbled up.

All you need to do to get into the festive spirit is to snuggle up under a wolf skin?

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The Oast House Image: There are plenty of sun-trap terraces in the city centre - and with many kitted out with patio heaters, retractable roofs and canopies, you can enjoy a few al fresco drinks or a bite to eat whatever the weather. Got any more suggestions? Nine drinks experiences with a difference in Manchester Rosylee The tearoom-turned-bistro's terrace is always teeming in the summer and for good reason - with ample outside seating overlooking Stevenson Square, it's easily the Northern Quarter's best sun trap.

Its picnic benches are perfect for groups of friends or workmates to mingle. With climbing plants and twinkling fairylights, it feels like your own secret garden in the middle of the city.

With such a large amount of brickwork and decking creating a heat trap, the main priority was to clothe the roof with planting, but also to create a functional "outdoor room" with spaces for relaxing and dining, and plenty of built-in storage.

The Coppa Club igloos photo: Hangout in themed areas including the Woodstock flower-power area, the 70s Playboy lounge with complete with sheepskins and log fire, the 80s disco in the main bar and a 90s-inspired VIP Area that the Fresh Prince himself would approve of. The insta-famous igloos are even better this year, re-designed with frames and Perspex sliding doors, and all fully furnished with heating, blankets and speakers. Available to book for a maximum of 8 people bookings under 6 people will be sharing with other guests for up to two hours.

And, as they duly note, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery — igloos are popping up all over London this year! Complete with Moorish-inspired archways, a Moroccan feasting hall under canvas, giant lantern snug, fire pits and shisha pipes. The neon-lit winter playground features bars on each of the three levels:

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Chicken adobo A cup of Taho. Adobo meaning "marinade," "sauce" or "seasoning" is the name of a popular dish and cooking process in Philippine cuisine that involves meat, seafood, or vegetables marinated in a sauce of vinegar and garlic, browned in oil, and simmered in the marinade. Although it has a name taken from the Spanish , the cooking method is indigenous to the Philippines.

Bibingka is also used as a general term for desserts made with flour and baked in the same manner.

In our 3-star hotel we welcome you in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. The excellent location of this hotel, which combines comfort and modernity, allows you, to benefit from those many events which take place in Cannes throughout the year. You can reach the golden sandy beaches, the luxury boutiques, the best restaurants and the famous "La Croisette" by a few steps. After a pleasant evening, perhaps with a delicious meal with a view of the Mediterranean's, a cinema or casino visit and a drink on one of the dozens of terraces, a short walk takes you back to the hotel.

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London’s best winter terraces and Christmas pop-ups

The timing coincided with the introduction of harder steel wedges and chisels and in particular a special kind of chisel known as a 'pitching tool'. All that is required for a strong good looking building is square edged blocks laid in courses on the front face of a building. In the older, slower techniques the blocks were squared with punch chisels.

In pitch faced, the tops, sides and back of stone blocks were left untreated controlled by the thickness of bed only the front face was squared along a line or when more skilled, by eye. The pitching tool is more like a woodworking chisel with a blunt edge.

Ice-marginal stream beds are in evidence in the small, narrow valleys where Floating Island Lake and Phantom Lake are found.

Carved into the mountains of Ifugao some 2, years ago, the hand-hewn terraces are the rice bowl of the region, as well as a tourist attraction. But until now travellers have had to be pretty determined to see them: A post shared by GlobeWigglers hannahfchurch on Mar 5, at 1: However, new flights to nearby Bagabag Airport promise to slash the time it takes to reach Banaue, ushering in a new era of tourism for the region.

The Philippine island that's home to one of the world's great natural wonders Those flights will start in May, courtesy of Wakay Air Services, and depart four times a week from the city of Clark, which is well connected to Manila. They will take around an hour and the transfer from Bagabag Airport to Banaue will take another hour; so even when you factor in the inevitable waiting around at airports, the journey time will be more than halved.

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Morphology[ edit ] Typical sequence of erosional marine terraces. In protected areas, allochtonous sandy parent materials from tsunami deposits may be found. Common soil types found on marine terraces include planosols and solonetz. The formation of marine terraces is controlled by changes in environmental conditions and by tectonic activity during recent geological times.

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Rice appears to have been used by the Early Neolithic populations of Lijiacun and Yunchanyan in China. One was the use of cast iron tools and beasts of burden to pull plows, and the other was the large-scale harnessing of rivers and development of water conservation projects. Sunshu Ao of the 6th century BC and Ximen Bao of the 5th century BC are two of the earliest hydraulic engineers from China, and their works were focused upon improving irrigation systems.

During the Eastern Jin — and the Northern and Southern Dynasties — , land-use became more intensive and efficient, rice was grown twice a year and cattle began to be used for plowing and fertilization. Such large-scale internal migration was possible due to introduction of quick-ripening strains of rice from Vietnam suitable for multi-cropping. India[ edit ] Paddy fields prior to planting in Andhra Pradesh , India India has the largest paddy output in the world and is also the fourth largest exporter of rice in the world.

In India, West Bengal is the largest rice producing state.

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