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Some years back during the month of February,  I had a business meeting with colleagues over in England. We took a train out of London to Brighton,  located on the coast of the English Channel. 83 more words


Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Portugal

All aboard and welcome to the Eurovision Song Contest!

With the slogan “All aboard”, the 63rd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest takes place in May in… 1,011 more words



May 6th in history:

Before 1994, if the average traveler wanted to cross the English Channel, that person would have to swim, take a boat or fly across. 99 more words

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SS Léopoldville Troopship Memorial

From http://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/blog/post/66681/Barfleur-salutes-SS-Leopoldville-troopship?page=1

On Tuesday 17th April Barfleur welcomed a 93-year old American World War 2 veteran, Mr John Waller, and his family for a special trip from Poole to Cherbourg…

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The Week I Became a Bohemian Traveler

Day 108

Somehow, I managed to become quite the Bohemian. Ok, yes that’s just a lie, but I did visit the lands of Bohemia and had a grand time. 2,320 more words

After six months of cold winter in the South of England, Blue Heeler departed the UK for Continental Europe. Making good use of the favourable tides and weather we traveled 100nm in 15 hours to arrive at Dover Marina’s tidal basin before dark. 1,545 more words



April 16th in history:

On April 16th, 2004, the cruise ship Queen Mary 2 began its first trans-Atlantic crossing from England to New York.

The sinking of the Titanic in 1912… 63 more words

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