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... of British Servicemen that died.
Overcast and drizzling today, we walked up to the palace and will share some of those impressions here.
Blenheim Palace (pronounced "Blen-im") is a monumental country house situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, and is the residence of the dukes of Marlborough. It is the only non-royal, non-episcopal country house in England to hold the title of palace. It was built between 1705 and circa ...
... the gardens.I started with a walk through the Water Terrace and then down along the lake to the cascades and pump house. The terrain was a little treacherous and steep. Additionally, there were teeny, tiny frogs all over the place, so you had to be very careful not to step on one. After walking around the park for a couple hours, I walked back to the Palace to have a late lunch. On my walk back I paused to watch a little bit of a cricket match ...
"I wonder if anybody does anything at Oxford but dream and remember, the place is so beautiful. One almost expects the people to sing instead of speaking." - W.B. Yeats
I've been thinking a lot about accents today. We have a lot of accents in our office - English, Welsh, Scottish, American Southern, regular American, and now with the faculty here we're adding Australian, Irish, Albanian, South African, etc. It is really interesting to hear all ...
... us and landed on our hands. Okay, so he did have to call her a few times, but she was gorgeous.
So light but so strong. She would fly away and then the keeper would put a little bit of meat in our gloved hand and from where ever she was, she would know to come back and see us. Just amazing.
We then were taken back to the main bird area where we got to 'hold' some of the other birds.
first up was a Golden Eagle, some 24 pounds of ...
... about a side gate just past the Black Prince pub. We found it without too much difficulty and went back through Blenheim Park to Combe. We walked through the park and out a side gate. Unfortunately the last mile was through deep mud in 2 fields of rapeseed - it was supposed to be our first mile - fortunately we'd taken the wrong road out of town. The last ...