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Wandering through Castle Rising Village

Castle Rising is a tiny little village with a population of about 200 people, give or take, located about 5 miles outside of King’s Lynn, Norfolk. The Castle Rising castle is still standing, barely. Isabella of France, Queen of England and wife of King Edward II, took refuge at the castle after her son, Edward III, overthrew her to claim […]

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Borough Market London after terror attack
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Borough Market in London: the quiet before the terror attack

Borough Market in London Laura and I were int London’s Borough Market just a couple of hours before the attack. It was quite a different place in the late afternoon than it was shortly after 10:00pm. The Borough Market is one of our favorite places to visit whenever we are in London. It is located on the south side of […]

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Bellagio fountains
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Bellagio Las Vegas the ultimate in luxury and location

Bellagio rolls elegantly off the tongue and the Vegas hotel was so named for a reason, it’s a luxurious, Italian styled Casino Hotel that won’t disappoint. I can’t remember how many times I’ve stayed there but I have loved every visit without exception. Long weekends to Vegas became somewhat regular for several years and I stayed at the Bellagio most […]

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Manito Park Spokane

Manito Park, the Duck Pond and beautiful gardens, Spokane’s gem of the South Hill

There are certainly some famous parks in this great country of ours, Central Park in New York, Yellowstone in Wyoming, and Glacier in the great state of Montana. While each of these parks congers up images of grandeur, they can’t hold a candle to Manito Park located in the middle of Spokane’s South Hill neighborhood. Originally named Montrose Park, the […]

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