Elephants, Art, and Arthur’s Seat: My Last Day in Edinburgh June 20th 2007 I awoke to the sound of steady rain. I wondered if perhaps it was just the sound of Lucy taking a shower, but a look out my window into the alley confirmed that it was raining quite heavily. My plan for an early morning hike up Arthur’s Seat no longer seemed so appealing. But once I’m awake, I’m up for the day, so I put on my fleece and a raincoat and decided to go out for some breakfas ... 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