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Ludlow Castle + Shakespeare Festival

To celebrate Siena’s birthday, our friends Mac and Ros gave us the experience of going to see a Shakespeare Play. As You Like It. When Ros asked us few months before if that would be something we wanted to do … Continue reading

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last weeks in our garden

It’s funny because during the past years, I’ve turned into the helper of these wonderful gardeners I live with.  And to tell you the truth, this year is so little what I have done to help with it, compared to … Continue reading

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More of London

Before we continue with our trip in the countryside of England, with our friends, I have these last photos of our city days in the capital of England.  A little more of beautiful London.  Here’s more of London, so we … Continue reading

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Wem, Shropshire

After spending 5 days in London, we took the train up north to our friends home.  On the way to their place, from the train station, we drove through Wales.  So I guess we can say we were there too! … Continue reading

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one last time around London

On our last day we took a different route in the sightseeing tour bus, and I’m glad we did.  There was traffic, and we got to our destination the long way, but we got to see new places. Worth the … Continue reading

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Jumping in London

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while, you know that Siena is in a swim team.  So when we were leaving on our trip this summer, she asked her coaches what dry land training she should do while … Continue reading

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the Portland of London

Being from Portland, you know, this was fun for us to see. Always fun to see a little home in your travels.  

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London’s architecture

I wonder if I’d like to be an architect some day.  I’ve always liked buildings but I don’t understand how they can be built.  It always amazes me. In our trip we saw and talked a lot about architecture and how … Continue reading

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The armours at the Tower of London

In the White Tower, a building from about 1075, is where museum of the armours is, and shows the armours that have been used during the years.  It is still the one that dominates the castle, but back then, it probably … Continue reading

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The Tower of London

After driven by in the bus few times in our days in London, we decided to see the Tower of London on our last day in the city. It was a place we wanted to make sure we visited, so … Continue reading

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