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... Thanks for following along, it's been fun and gratifying to know friends and family have been on the trip with us.
Many have commented it was "the trip of a lifetime". Well, yes... but we hope not, more one of our trips during our lifetime. We're already thinking about where to go next.
Midge and David
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... languages. Apparently Spanish and Italian are close enough that they can understand what each other are saying. Nothing else about that night seemed too spectacular.
Halloween is coming up soon. It's not as big a deal here in England, and I never took the time to go shopping for a costume. I wont be able to attend any parties anyway because I'm going on the University sanctioned trip to Stonehenge the entire weekend.
... the Roses. I knew of this war, but knew nothing about it. Walking through the ground floor I read about the war and gained more context into the life of this famous king and his war for the throne against Henry VII. Richard's symbol was a white rose, while Henry's was a red rose: hence the name of the war. Upstairs I learned about the excavation that found his body. They were looking for a church, found the ground level of the church, then found Richard's body ...
... of excitement. Rich was playing with oven gloves, Piglet was buying half the shop, Rob was bewildered and Charlotte was waiting....patiently. Beaver wandered round in a daze whilst Mummy Moll set off in search of the ultimate grater. Beaver did find Kendal mint cake, the essential item for intrepid explorers, she bought some for Slug, not confident that it would make it all the way back to Australia. Eventually it was time for the sad goodbyes to Piglet, Charlotte, Rich, Taylan and ...
... 1400's built wooden Guild Hall (town center). Still not sure if it was catholic or Church of England... Should probably find that out. Interesting church (I love the wood ceilings) but not symmetrically built-strange.
The best part was when the "church lady" (as Keegan called her) asked us if we had any questions. We asked her where a statue was and then ended up getting a 25 minute tour:) LOVED the St. George's ...