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Chester Cathedral, Cheshire in England

After traveling to 2,000 years ago, we stopped for lunch (yes, fish and chips) and then across the street and back in time, to the year 660 AD, to visit the Chester Cathedral.  Chester Cathedral. Walking around was amazing. The … Continue reading

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Chester, Cheshire in England : Part 3 : the Roman Village

There is remnants everywhere, and I am sure we didn’t notice it all. Historians, guides, teachers, students, always someone sharing something new, stories from thousands of years ago. Walking through walls built so long ago that is hard to even … Continue reading

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Continuing history with the Romans : Gladiators

At the end of our Roman Soldier tour, we ended at a Roman Amphitheater.  These were used for shows with gladiators and wild animals fighting in front of thousands of people, cheering, enjoying their time while men fought for their lives.  Not … Continue reading

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Chester, Cheshire in England : Part 1

Welcome to Chester, on the border with Wales. We parked right across the street from the Castle. And across the street from the Chester Raceway.    Then we kept on walking. This city is right along the River Dee. This is … Continue reading

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Continuing history, our tour with a Roman Solider

So we continued our tour with this Roman Soldier (from Chicago), Brian. We should have gone inside.  Next time we visit Chester. We saw q few school groups doing the tour with a Roman Soldier.  What an amazing way to learn history, … Continue reading

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A Roman soldier in a Roman village

Yup! We went on a tour in Chester, of what once used to be a Roman village in this city. That’s the map of what the village used to be like. We followed our Roman Soldier guide through this arch, … Continue reading

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Battle of Shrewsbury : 1403

On our way back from Shrewsbury, we stopped at the place where the Battle of Shrewsbury happened, in 1403.  It is just few miles north of Shrewsbury.     Just like that, stopping for a tea break, near a castle, … Continue reading

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