A Dizzying Experience…


In my travels to many lighthouses I always seem to hear from people is that they won’t go up into the lighthouse because they are afraid of heights and/or climbing makes them dizzy. Do you find that this happens to you?

As I climb these great structures I sometimes have this vision of the drunken lightkeeper climbing this several times a day and I wonder after a few years of this if they decided to start sliding down the railing to not only make it easier but to put a bit of enjoyment into it. Imagine walking up and down 226 steps every day? I think I’d find a way to slide down, dizzy or not.


5 thoughts on “A Dizzying Experience…

  1. Great viewpoint….I climbed one lighthouse many years ago where the stair went round the rim and there was no handrail on the inside….very scary

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