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Travel by Color: London is Red!

Do you ever see places as colors? I do and it struck me as a new way to look at destinations. Perhaps I will turn this into some kind of series of posts, but for now I have to tell you that I went to London just over a week ago expecting it to be golden and brown, the hues of its parks in Autumn but  this year it was red. 912 more words

British Isles

Mam Tor in the Times

I’ve been informed this morning that the Mam Tor image has made the Times.

if you’re in the UK and passing by a newsagent go check it out! 9 more words

Photography

"In Dublin's Fair City..."

In Dublin’s Fair City
Where the girls are so pretty
I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone
As she wheel’d her wheel barrow… 259 more words

Veteren's Day: I Salute You All!

This blog not only allows me an opportunity to share great travel destinations, but also serves as a podium to pay homage to special people, special events and special holidays. 1,210 more words

Blog Posts

Blenheim: The Sun King's Waterloo

Before there was Napoleon Bonaparte, there  was Louis XIV, the Sun King.  He believed himself the greatest monarch the world had ever seen, so naturally he thought he might as well control all of Europe plus the British Isles, not just France.   415 more words

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Consuelo Vanderbilt to the Rescue

Julian Fellowes, creator of the television hit Downton Abbey, did not invent the story of an American heiress bringing her fortune to the rescue of an aristocratic British family of declining fortunes. 493 more words

British Isles