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Mont Saint Michel

As a teenager, I have always dreamt of one day visiting this abbey.  It conjured in my young imagination then, a place of mystery.  The opportunity came six years ago on a pilgrimage/tour of France and what a marvellous place it was!   10 more words

Travel

Episode 5 - Abbey Dore

Today we reach the youngest village so far on our alphabetical tour of Britain – Abbey Dore. This village of around 500 people did not exist at the time of the Domesday Book, but the intersection of a river and an ancient Roman road made it an ideal location for a new settlement. 3,230 more words

England

Quick photo

I took this photo last night when out with the dog. Again its the local Abbey (12 century dontchya know!) and what struck me was the single cherry tree – which is now very old, blooming as much as it can. 125 more words

Photography

March 19 -- Yep

…and it is cold here in the Boston area. Welcome to my 2017 spring break.

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A visit to Echternach, Luxembourg

Just over an hour by bus from Luxembourg City lies Echternach, the oldest town in Luxembourg.

I picked it over Vianden Castle (another popular destination for short trips from Luxembourg City) for no particular reason. 225 more words

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Hrrrm, Spring has sprung?

So I was out walking the dog this morning, and felt that, despite the gloomy skies, Spring was stepping her little dainty toes in and around the local area. 96 more words

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