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  • I found the road to be about the same as on my previous trips ... 2-lane with virtually no traffic, mostly arrow-straight, somewhat narrow at times, a little dip-and-dive in places due to poor subsurface construction, but the surface is pretty good w/no real potholes at all.

    recent (road) news?

  • The footpath west of the Afon Leri looked extremely dull on the map – an arrow-straight track running beside the artificial course of the river as it cuts across the wilderness of Cors Fochno (Borth Bog).

    Country diary: Aberystwyth

  • Bridges and stairs have been built in places, and it is common to come across an ancient stone monument or well-tended little shrine, such as the unprepossessing shrine of Hosshinmon-Oji nestled among the arrow-straight cedar shafts at the start of a popular half-day hike to the grand shrine of Hongu Taisha.

    Japan's Old Roads

  • The road shot arrow-straight across the flats, through plains of tufty tree yuccas green from recent rains; it squiggled over the steep hills in tight switchbacking loops decorated with shrines to the dead.

    Kook

  • Drop down the face, trim out dead sideways halfway down the wall of water, and ride it straight down the line, arrow-straight, all the way across the front of the bay, must have been a quarter-mile ride.

    Kook

  • His hair was nearly white and hung arrow-straight to his shoulders, just brushing the collar of his elegant dark coat.

    Clockwork Angel

  • The Nazis had moved buildings and drained a small lake so that the roadway connecting the inner city to the parade grounds would someday be arrow-straight and the view to the castle unobstructed.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • His almost-white hair clung to his head in wet, arrow-straight clumps.

    Stalling

  • The road Cadfael was travelling had levelled on the uplands, and stretched before him arrow-straight into distance.

    A River So Long

  • First, for I know him, have known him from a child, as arrow-straight for his aim as any living man.

    A River So Long

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