Ireland, England, & Scotland 2011

a trip by Michele & David Buher
From: August 20th 2011
Until: September 14th 2011

About a year ago, my nephew announced he was getting married -- in Ireland! Plans were set in motion and a trip was born. This trip also coincides with our 30th Wedding Anniversary on August 22nd. The name of our blog, Two of Us, comes from the song we chose for our first dance -- Two of Us by Supertramp. The words are as meaningful today as when we first heard them. They resonate with all travelers -- whether they be travelers in the lifelong journey of marriage or travelers of the world. We are all just "specks of sand". The world is a stranger to all. It brings wonderful surprises, uncertain times, challenges, and opportunities -- the foundation on which all dreams are built (and sometimes destroyed). Journeys, whether across a continent or down the road of life are where we change and grow. We are faced with exciting and sometimes difficult questions -- "Where do we go?", "What will we discover?" No matter the answer, a fundamental truth shines through -- a journey is always better when shared. David and I have journeyed together for 30 years, and God willing or whatever Universal Being chooses to care, we will continue to do so for many more. This blog is our invitation to you to share in our journey.

Our Song -- "Two of Us" by Supertramp

Look at me I'm a speck of sand
And I'm building dreams in a stranger's land
Tell me why do I care
Tell me why do I care

Every time that I'm feeling down
Oh they pick me up and they spin me round
Tell me where do we go
Tell me where do we go from here

What are we gonna find out (find out)
What are we gonna find out (find out)
In the wilderness, that this loneliness brings
Just as long as there's two of us
Just as long as there's two of us
I'll carry on
Won't you hold me

When is man gonna find out (find out)
When are we gonna find out (find out)
What the universe is just waiting to hear
Just as long as there's two of us
Just as long as there's two of us
Just as long as there's two of us
We'll carry on

Trip Length: 4 weeks
Blog Entries: 13
Photos: 99
Words: 3911

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
August 21st 2011 Blackwater Castle Europe » Ireland » County Cork » Mallow
August 21st 2011 Blackwater Castle 2 Europe » Ireland » County Cork » Mallow
August 22nd 2011 30th Wedding Anniversary Celebration Europe » Ireland » County Cork » Mallow
August 23rd 2011 Blarney Castle Europe » Ireland » County Cork » Mallow
August 24th 2011 Road Trip & Cork Europe » Ireland » County Cork » Cork
August 25th 2011 Wedding Preparations Europe » Ireland
August 26th 2011 The Big Day! Europe » Ireland » County Cork
August 27th 2011 Farewell Ireland Europe » Ireland
August 28th 2011 Bath! Europe » United Kingdom » England
August 30th 2011 London Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London
September 2nd 2011 Edinburgh & Roots Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland
September 6th 2011 Inverness - The Highlands Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Inverness-shire » Inverness
September 9th 2011 Glasgow, Bishopton, Stirling & Muthill Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Lanarkshire » Glasgow
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