Tag Archives: travel to the UK

Beachcombing “tools” to the rescue, at Margate, UK

I’d been in Canterbury for a week, and hadn’t noticed how much I missed the sea. Canterbury, in the county of Kent, is inland about 6 miles from the closest beach. By train, the closest is Margate, the site of … Continue reading

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Back when street names meant something. Canterbury, UK

I am fortunate to be staying in the Canterbury City Centre, mostly defined by the original Roman city walls, built between 270-280 AD, and rebuilt in the 14th century. I love wandering. Come explore with me; the city centre is … Continue reading

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Fighting with the washer in Canterbury, UK

I’m now in Canterbury, settled by the Celts, captured by the Romans, captured again by William the Conqueror, home of the main Church of England Cathedral, site of the murder of Thomas Becket, journey’s goal for the pilgrims in Canterbury … Continue reading

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Must-see sights, Brighton, UK

I took the City Sightseeing bus to plan how and what to see in Brighton over my next three days. The feel of the seaside resort city (250K) is a combination of Regency and Victorian. The town’s popularity started in … Continue reading

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I found a fossil! Nope, not yet – Lyme Regis, England

As my daughter and I prepared to look at London colleges, my husband gave us a page he had ripped out of his Science News with an article called Hunting Fossils in England. “You should go there. I would if … Continue reading

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Travel as a transformation tool: snippets from the UK

Today I opened my inbox to messages from the booking companies I used for our UK trip last summer, all with the same message – time to plan your next trip. They must time these things to coincide with finally … Continue reading

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