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Brief story about the isle of man and the tourist trophy

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    • The Isle of Man
      By Rheyan Sharpe
    • The Isle of Man is located exactly half way between England and Ireland.
    • Legend tells that the Island was made by two giants fighting .
      One in England the other in Ireland, the giants threw small boulders until one lost his temper and grabbed a mountain and hurled it.
      The mountain landed in the middle of the sea, this is now the Isle of man.
    • In actual fact the island is the top of an undersea volcano, that lays dormant.
    • The island is 15 miles wide and 30 long.
      The island is 90% uninhabited
      With the 80 thousand inhabitants living around the coast
    • Because of its seclusion over the years, the isle of man has unique culture and animals.
      Manx Sheep
      Manx Bobtail
    • Douglas is the capital of the island.
      And the starting point of the Tourist Trophy motorcycle race.
    • The TT or Tourist Trophy is the largest road race in the world.
      Motorcycles and sidecars of all sizes are raced.
    • During the races people and promotional crews from all over the world flock to the Island.
      The population doubles with motorcycle fanatics during the races.
    • Races are held on the main roads around the coast and through the housing areas.
    • Because the race is held in the streets, the TT is the most dangerous race in the world.
    • My uncle was one of the people who crashed in the race.
    • Questions?
    • Thanks for listening
    • All images are my own, any others have been collected from public sites that require no permission from the owners.
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