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UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 15 Sep 2006 | Views [849]

August 15 - Tuesday St. Monans to Glasgow We were out of camp by 0730 and had about 20 miles to get to Kirkcaldy to catch the train to Glasgow.  It was overcast and slightly chilly.  The terrain had some rolling hills.  Jon and I had a talk and he said ... Read more >

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August 14th

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 27 Aug 2006 | Views [509]

August 14 - Monday St. Monans I woke up completely under the covers of the sleeping back - I thought it was still dark outside but when I turned over and was blinded by the bright sun I realized that I was camping again. Where was this sun yesterday?! ... Read more >

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August 13th

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 27 Aug 2006 | Views [350]

August 13 - Sunday "It's after 0800" - J And we had to be out by 1000. Why did I feel so tired? I went to bed at the usual time if not earlier. I rolled out of bed and into the shower. That perked me up and when I came out Jon was watching ... Read more >

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August 12th

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 27 Aug 2006 | Views [510] | Comments [1]

August 12 - Saturday St. Andrews We decided to stay another day - just couldn't bring ourselves to get up and pack our bags and bikes. We agreed that there was laundry to do, journals and emails to write and general meandering around town to accomplish ... Read more >

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August 11th

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 27 Aug 2006 | Views [615]

August 11 - Friday Funny how all dorms seem the same. Same type of furniture, same smell. It was nice to have the kitchen and eat off of real plates, bowls, and glasses. It was also nice to use a spoon and a knife and not have to use the handle of ... Read more >

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August 8th

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 27 Aug 2006 | Views [662]

August 8 - Tuesday When we woke up there were clouds in the sky but it didn't look like rain - at least not immediately.  You could see the gray clouds coming in off the coast.  I went to the laundry room to get some our clothes that were hung up to ... Read more >

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August 7th

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 27 Aug 2006 | Views [694]

August 7 - Monday I am staring at the grill of an old rusted unused/unusealble tractor.  It's drizzling, and a rooster is walking around outside our tent.  We decided to stop in Harlech for the night hoping to find some place to do our laundry which ... Read more >

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August 5th

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 27 Aug 2006 | Views [560]

August 5 - Saturday We were at CAT at 0930 and were at the front doors to the information center to pick up our free audio guide before they even opened.  The weather was overcast but no rain - yet.  With our guides we slowly walked from station to ... Read more >

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August 4th

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 27 Aug 2006 | Views [637]

August 4 -  Friday We were up and packed without incident.  We weren't in a big hurry knowing we had less than 30 miles to go but we did know that it would be pretty hilly before we got to the valley and to the town near CAT called Machynllyth.  It ... Read more >

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August 3rd

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 27 Aug 2006 | Views [350]

August 3 - Thursday Telford to somewhere just past Cyfronydd The Welsh language is interesting.  Lots of consonants not many vowels.  We  passed through a small village where the name (which I've completely forgotten) had no vowels in it what so ever.... Read more >

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August 2nd

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 23 Aug 2006 | Views [673] | Comments [1]

August 2 - Tuesday Wolverhampton to Telford We were up early and then decided to take a little nap before leaving. I had my little cup of instant coffee - sadly, this is what my caffeine source has come to. Everything in the UK is expensive - everything ... Read more >

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August 1st

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 23 Aug 2006 | Views [521]

August 1 - Monday Chalfont St. Giles to Wolverhampton I was feeling a little bit better but still taking the Tamiflu and herbal throat rinses that Pam made for me with improving results. We decided to leave for Wales and just take our time getting ... Read more >

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July 31st

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 23 Aug 2006 | Views [382]

July 31 Sunday Chalfont St. Giles I don't feel good. I woke up with a bad sore throat and now I'm congested. I took some Tamiflu that was prescribed to us from the travel clinic back home in case we were to catch the Bird Flu. I don't think this ... Read more >

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July 29th and 30th

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 23 Aug 2006 | Views [260]

July 29-30 Friday-Saturday Chalfont St. Giles We walked from the bus station with all our bags to Pam's house about 3 miles away and arrived in the early evening. We had dropped Mary off at the bus station mere seconds before the next train to Heathrow ... Read more >

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July 24th thru 28th

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 23 Aug 2006 | Views [288]

July 24-28 Monday through Friday London My sister had found us a studio in Bayswater just bordering Nottinghill. It's called the Vancouver Studios and we thought it was going to be air conditioned but when we walked in the only thing resembling cool ... Read more >

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July 23rd

FRANCE | Wednesday, 23 Aug 2006 | Views [650]

July 23 Sunday Paris and England Final day of Tour de France - Floyd Landis wins! Mary didn't bring a watch and we weren't interested in a wake up call so we kept sleeping in all weekend. We decided to walk to the Eiffel Tower while it was still ... Read more >

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July 22nd

FRANCE | Wednesday, 23 Aug 2006 | Views [661] | Comments [1]

July 22 - Saturday "Chillin' in Paris" "Yes, I was in Paris for the weekend." How many people can say that? I never thought I would be that someone and yet here I am chillin' in Paris as my sister and I had phrased it. We agreed not to drive ourselves ... Read more >

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July 21st

FRANCE | Wednesday, 23 Aug 2006 | Views [695] | Comments [1]

July 21 Friday Paris We were up early so I could catch a train to Waterloo to meet my older sister at the Waterloo train station where we would catch the Eurostar to Paris for the weekend. Jon walked me all the way to the platform while Pam waited ... Read more >

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Gallery: A little riding through South East Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 20 Aug 2006 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Visiting friends of the Phay family in the village of Twyning

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 20 Aug 2006 | Photo Gallery


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July 19th

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 19 Aug 2006 | Views [768] | Comments [1]

July 19 - Wednesday   We're going to London.   What an amazing sentence.     Pam dropped us off at Gerrard's Cross train station and we purchased our day pass which included a return train trip and access to all the buses and all the Tube ... Read more >

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Gallery: St. Andrews, Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 19 Aug 2006 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Riding through Northern Wales and the Snodonia mountains

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 19 Aug 2006 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Sherry and Mary in Paris

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 19 Aug 2006 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: London

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 19 Aug 2006 | Photo Gallery


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