Hever Castle August 14th 2009 On Monday of our last week we took a train out to the small town of Hever, in Kent, to visit Hever Castle, and take a walk across the public footpaths to the town of Chiddingstone for lunch. This was a portion of a longer ramble/walk I had taken in 2003 with Landmark colleagues Lucy and Liza.
The train ride from Victoria was smooth and comfortable. Our first stretch of footpath walking went w ... read more
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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