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In route to Cardiff, we made a stop over in Liverpool to complete our Beatles experience after Abbey Road.
Here are the pictures.
Side Note: The average age was at least 60 years old, and boy could those retirees jam it out!
... solo transatlantic flight
24 October 1947 Chuck Yeager breaks the sound-barrier
4 April 2014 Janet Blewett will make her first flight ...
... of Liverpool with a stop at the church where Paul McCartney and John Lennon met. Phillip knew quite a lot about this story and shared a great deal with our group while we stood at the spot. A few years ago, a commemorative plaque was placed at the site, so we snapped pictures of it. Phillip also brought copies of programs from some Liverpool events that Lennon and McCartney would have both attended.
We went to a nearby church where the grave of Eleanor Rigby ...
... After another gift shop stop (we are now calling our tour the Scotland/England Gift Shop Tour), we drove into Wales to see Conwy Castle. This castle was unlike any we have seen so far. It is very close to the water and essentially had two walls migrating outwards from it to enclose the town. None of it has been redone from Edward II's time and there were many high stone towers. We traveled up to the top of two of these towers and it became very windy once you got up ...
... childhood homes, the place the two first met, strawberry fields. And penny lane. We all had a chance to hop out and shoot some photos while our guide told us about each location Our tour of Liverpool ended on the waterfront where our guide pointed out several war memorials including one Canadian plaque and maples trees planted in canada war veterans honour. When our tour was over we all headed ...
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