Jane Austen's England - Winchester, Friday 2008 September 19 September 19th 2008 We arrived at the Calgary airport three hours before the flight – with nothing to do. We confirmed with an Air Canada staffer that since we had our boarding passes and no checked luggage, all we had to do was show up at the gate half an hour before the flight. Since the gate was not yet assigned, Deirdre shopped for books and we went for tea.
On the plane we were pleased to discover we were b ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Hampshire » Winchester 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