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... surround the city.
York is located at the junction of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. York has a rich heritage and has been in existence for 2000 years. The city was founded by the Romans as Eboracum in 71 AD. It became the capital of the Roman province of Britannia Inferior, and later of the kingdoms of Northumbria and Jorvik.
The day was spent exploring the city. There are a number of well touristed areas. The city offers many ...
... gardens and take a walk down the river. We sat by some ruins and ate fresh strawberries in the sun. Next we walked along the top of the old city wall, enjoying the views and learning about the history of the city. At one of the old towers there was a small museum that we entered and learnt all about King Richard II and the war of roses (the York family vs the Lancasters) and the brutal ...
Apparently Stage 1 of the Tour kicks off today in York and the riders will see a giant swath of West and North Yorkshire. I have to admit the main focus for us what the preparation for the next day and the all important climb up Holme Moss in Stage 2. I spent the morning recovering from the rigors of the race the previous evening and relaxing. The big event during the day was lunch ...
... the clergy men and parishioners would walk past hear her and walk on. Everyone was so fearful of the plague that they chose to ignore the cries of a 6yr old girl. When someone finally entered the house, the little girl had died. She has not died from the plague, she had died from starvation. She never had the plague. That is how fearful everyone was in those days.
The tour guide asked the question who was the person/people who acted the ...
... before making our way across the Scottish Borders and onto Stirling. On the way we made a quick photo stop at the Angel of the North statue (pretty cool) and of course at the border crossing into Scotland. We couldn't believe how different Scotland was to England and we weren't that far past the border. It was like being in a different country! We stopped at a few lovely villages ...
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