Category Archives: England

30 Remarkable Bridges From Around the World

What makes a bridge remarkable? Well in some cases, it is simply because it is famous, beautiful or unique. But in other cases it is due to the location, purpose, size or design. All of these bridges we have walked … Continue reading

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Recap – A trip around the world in pictures

On March 13th, we flew out of Los Angeles, with a change of planes in Beijing, which brought us to New Delhi, India. This was the starting point for our seven month around-the-world dream trip. Picking out a favorite or … Continue reading

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England ~ Portland Port and Weymouth Harbor

Tuesday September 2 ~ Portland Port and Weymouth Harbor, England Docking at the port of Portland, we hopped on a free shuttle that delivered us to the nearby town of Weymouth in the Brewers Quay area. With no tours booked … Continue reading

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Long Term Travel ~ Not always as easy as it looks

Saturday August 30th ~ Taking the train from York to Ipswich, England Sometimes traveling gets old.  There I’ve said it… Have we been having an incredible, amazing journey?  You bet we have!  I will forever be grateful for this time away … Continue reading

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York ~ Final Hoorah, Sizzle or Fizzle

Friday August 29th ~ York, England Over the past couple of days we managed to get a few more places explored, and fun times squeezed in.  One stop was to the Royal Theater where we took in a performance of “The … Continue reading

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York ~ A little piece of charm, chivalry, character and whimsy

Wednesday August 27th ~ York, England The last couple of days have been a mishmash of seeing some recommended sites, walking the streets, seeing a play, visiting a museum and eating a couple of decent meals. I think I have … Continue reading

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York ~ York Minster and Bits About Town

Monday August 25th ~ York, England With mixed weather, one minute partly cloudy, and the next raining, we walked about the old town area, including checking out a street fair, but then ducked into the church for an hour when the … Continue reading

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York ~ Hotel evacuation in the middle of the night and a loss.

Tuesday August 26th ~ York, England I thought long and hard about sharing this story, but perhaps it will do more good than harm.  At least that is my hope… We were awakened in the middle of the night (Sunday night/Monday … Continue reading

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Liverpool ~ Contrasts and Contradictions

Sunday August 24th ~ Liverpool, England This is really a combination of tidbits from late Friday afternoon, through early Sunday morning before catching our train out-of-town – but look who is getting technical… While our weather was somewhat decent we got … Continue reading

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The World’s Number One Beatles Tour

Friday August 22 ~ Liverpool, England Promptly at 10:00 in the morning our tour guide/taxi driver Debbie picked us up at our hotel for our Beatles Fab Four Taxi Tour. Debbie explains to us that we will be visiting the … Continue reading

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