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... feeling going to somewhere that you can't really imagine! I've looked at pictures for months of Vietnam and can't believe we will be there this time tomorrow! First stop is Ho Chi Minh city (formerly Saigon) which by all accounts sounds mental! I'm a bit concerned I may get run over crossing the road! There are even tips online of the best way ...
... heart of York. I've since been told (by Di in London) that the Viking Museum is a must visit - I'll do it next time Di!!
Back to London by train, I chatted with a young mental health student nurse - her family is from *****ia and she's following her mother's footsteps into nursing, but has chosen mental health because of the prevalence around her of those with mental health issues - she wants to make a difference!! Good for ...
... it). All of the shows are quite dark and gruesome and Halloween like. There was a doctor during the black plague, Guy Fawkes, Jack the Ripper, the highwayman Dick Turpin, and more scary famous historical villains.
We took the double decker one last time to get to the train station and on the way got to see more of the city walls and passed the actual gravesite of Dick Turpin who I had just learned about in the Dungeon. York was fantastic.
... a lot of life to the old walls, houses and streets.
We learnt about the Romans, the Vikings, and the medieval times. How the victorians rebuilt parts to look pretty without a lot of thought about authenticity, and accordinly one tower on the wall was actually restored back to front! We heard a bit about Roman soldier ghosts that were seen by a couple of young plumbers doing work downstairs at the Treasurers old residence. ...
... center to The Shambles. This is a narrow medieval street originally the home of the slaughter houses and butchers. This area would have been flowing with blood, smelling of death and swarming with flies in its day. From here we scoped out the Viking museum which we hope to do on Thursday. Part of this was a self serving stop which John had made us aware of. He is an author by trade and holds a PhD in midievel ...