Edinburgh, Home of Mary Stuart June 18th 2007 Edinburgh Cordiner’s Land June 18, 2007 On our train journey from Oxford to Edinburgh, we had a few inconveniences and mishaps. The first leg of the trip was about an hour on a very crowded train. Many of us were jammed into the entrance way to the car, standing up for the whole trip, swaying back and forth, trying to keep our luggage from tumbling over. We had to change at Birmingham, and ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Midlothian » Edinburgh Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
June 1, 2012: I am heading off to Ireland again, this time for five weeks, with a group of students from my college in Vermont. I won't have time to post a lot, and I won't repeat much info that I covered in 2009. Enjoy.
Before this year, there were three parts to this blog. In 2009, I spent three weeks (July 3 - 28) in Ireland with students from my college and my colleague, Mike. Then my family was on vacation in London through August 15. This blog's purpose was to document and share highlights and photos from this trip with friends and family.
The earlier entries are from 2007. Thi... full info