A Brief Pilgrimage to Canterbury June 27th 2007 After a very long train journey down from Whitby on Sunday, we stopped for two nights Canterbury. We stayed on the campus of the University of Kent, a few miles out from the city centre. It was a fairly modern campus, and the main buildings were designed as symmetrical stars, with halls jutting out from a large central courtyard. We found this very confusing at first. When giving directions, peop ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Kent » Canterbury 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