"Dear Prudence, Walked along the seaside. Saw the Eiffel Tower (Ha!). Chilly on England's west coast. Marvelously tacky here. Gaudy arcades, silly T-shirts. Would you believe 17 million visitors a year? Hitting a disco tonight! Cheers, Cliff."
—From "A Jolly Good Time in Blackpool, England," January 1998, National Geographic magazine
Photograph by Tomasz Tomaszewski