Scenes from England

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It’s been just over a month since we returned from our Iceland and England trip, and as I wrap up the end of this summer travel series, I wanted to include a few more photos that didn’t quite fit in … Continued

Dover Castle

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  I wasn’t feeling well the day we went to Dover Castle. I had a headache, I was tired, my throat was scratchy, and deep down I was probably sad that our vacation was coming to an end. I was … Continued

Beamish Colliery & School

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  I didn’t expect “the pit” to be my favorite place in Beamish, but I think it might have been. We were running out of time but wanted to see inside the mine (they also call it a colliery), and … Continued

Beamish Printer & Confectioner

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Two of my favorite places in Beamish were the printing/publishing house and the confectioner. Paper and chocolate: right up my alley!     The printing press still works! The newspaper branch office is full of fun souvenirs to take home. … Continued


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  I have to dedicate three blog posts to Beamish because it’s so cool (and because I took way too many photos in Beamish). What is Beamish, you ask? It’s an open air museum that transports you back in time. … Continued


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There are two places I really, really wish we could have spent more time in when we were abroad in England. One is York; we passed through on a rainy, dreary day and walked around for about an hour before … Continued

Hadrian’s Wall & Housesteads Fort

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I’m more than a little embarrassed to admit this, but I didn’t learn much about the history of Hadrian’s Wall when we went to visit. Sure, I’d heard of it before, and I was thrilled to visit something so old, … Continued