Category Archives: United Kingdom

Final thoughts on the United Kingdom

As we get ready to make our way to the U.S. for a few days before continuing our journeys in Central America, it is time to wrap up our thoughts regarding the United Kingdom.  So, here goes. The United Kingdom … Continue reading

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Things we missed in Scotland

So, we spent 10 nights in Scotland.  During our last couple of days, we explored Clava Cairn and learned that neither one of us could hear the stones: We spent a couple of hours at Urquhart castle, which is right … Continue reading

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No monsters, ghosts or time travellers

So, we have been in Inverness for over 24 hours and there is a serious problem.  We haven’t spotted Nessie, we haven’t spotted Jamie Fraser or Claire Randall, and we haven’t even seen a ghost. It isn’t for lack of … Continue reading

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Sun and rain and castles and ruins in the UK

Our first few days in the UK were warm and sunny.  We couldn’t have asked for better whether. As we drove from Cardiff to the north of Wales, we were treated to the most amazing scenery.  At one point, we … Continue reading

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Cardiff is one cool city

Robert and I came to Cardiff to visit the Doctor Who Experience.  We pretty much hated our visit to the Doctor Who Experience, but fell in love with the city. We were so very excited to go to the Doctor … Continue reading

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What do Stonehenge, the Mona Lisa and the Sphinx have in common?

Anyone? Well, I will tell you.  They are all more impressive before you see them. Now, I’m not saying that we regret seeing any of them.  We don’t (well, Robert has never seen the Mona Lisa, but I have).  But … Continue reading

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