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Shrewsbury, Shropshire : part 2

Shrewsbury, Home of Charles Darwin, and such a beautiful town.  I am glad we got to visit it.  We actually went twice.  more pictures of that second day later.  Because we went to a their Food Festival and that my … Continue reading

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Charles Darwin’s life in Shrewsbury

  We went to go see some of Darwin’s places from his youth, where he was born, Shrewsbury, south of Wem.  We did a self walking tour that Ros had printed out from the internet.  Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury … Continue reading

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Shrewsbury, Shropshire in England : part 1

Shrewsbury, at 72,000 population is the second largest city in Shropshire.  In this map you can see the Severn River.  The longest river in the UK. Our friends took us there to see the city.  Besides I had trouble with … Continue reading

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Stokesay Castle, Shropshire

On our way back from Ludlow, we stopped at Stokesay Castle.  It was 4pm and they were closing, so we only got to see it from outside.  But still the sights are beautiful and fun to think we are standing … Continue reading

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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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Ludlow, Shropshire

The day after we arrived in Wem (in Shropshire), at our friends’ home, we headed south to the beautiful town of Ludlow. We had a friend of Mac and Ros join us.  She traveled a couple of hours from her … Continue reading

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The Tower Bridge, London.

From the water.  On a sunny day.  On a cloudy afternoon or evening light.  We saw this beautiful bridge in all ways imaginable. I guess, except from the air! It was fun to go under the bridge.  It was in … Continue reading

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