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10 Lesser-Known Facts About Time Zones

Countries are many and varied but one thing they all have in common is their position in a time zone. Without these invisible lines of longitude the world would be a very different place. 1,344 more words

Our World

Abandoned in Greenwich

The first week of our study abroad experience, all students were taken on a boat tour that ended in Greenwich, where we were promptly left to meander on our own and (hopefully) find our way back home.

Study Abroad

Quality time in London (alone & together)

These last couple of days we’ve done something completely different….we’ve spent some material time apart. A couple of weeks ago I told the kids how much I was enjoying this opportunity to spend so much time with them. 708 more words

United Kingdom


One day in recent history, I decided to venture out into the area known as Greenwich, in search of the Greenwich Market. Fortunately, the bus I was on had a stop right in front of a sign labeled as such, and I was able to get off with no difficulty. 355 more words


UK: Day Five

Day Five:

June 19, 2013

Jeff went off on his own and took in the “Tower Bridge Experience” where he got to walk out on the upper span of the bridge and then went down under the bridge to see the steam engines that power the lifting mechanisms that power the drawbridge. 401 more words

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Getting Around in Greenwich

You guys. Greenwich is fabulous. In addition to being the filming location for such awesome films as Les MiserablesPirates of the Caribbean, and  1,591 more words