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Our stay in the United Kingdom this time is only about five days. We had travelled fairly extensively throughout the British Isles on our last trip and we always had planned to head South. The few days here were really only for getting over jet lag and for playing golf. Having done that, we hit the road to head to Birmingham and our flights to Spain.
Along the way we stopped at a charming English town ...
... across the arena where the birds of prey show is held. They are getting ready for the show so we decide to sit and watch......WOW The birds were absolutely amazing, flying centimetres above our heads and huuuuge!! That ended our day at the castle however we decide to have a look around Warwick as the old buildings are beautiful. Stopped at a tiny Tea shop for a cuppa and scone with clotted cream sitting beside a suit of armour, perfect finish to the ...
Spent two nights in Birmingham. Arrived in the pouring rain and took a slight detour to find our hostel which was unnecessary due to having hills.
Didnt do much else other than dinner at Queens Arms (two for one pizza = £14).
Today we explored the city which had Owl statues scattered around fundraiser for Childrens Hospital plus something for kids to do on their holidays with map and take photos with each ...
... Ken in the short period of time that I spent with him sort of managed to convince me (unintentionally) why I need to have a good understanding of it. Alot of our conversation centered around a gentleman by the name of Michael Gove.
Gove was the Secretary of state Education in the UK from 2010 until early 2014. After reading several news articles about Mr Gove it is blatantly obvious that ...
... of a giant flea market then a produce/farmers market. After Birmingham we headed to Newcastle for one night, we walked by a beautiful cemetary and some nice churches. The bridge into Newcastle was pretty spectacular as well, it was so high above the water. Unfortuanately we arrived in the evening and left in the morning for Edinburgh so not much else to ...