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A Drive to Stonehenge from London, and Other Sites Along the Way

The drive to Stonehenge from London is short, at least by American standards. A long drive from my perspective is several hours. To get to the Salisbury Plain and Stonehenge it takes no more than a couple of hours. And after doing the trip with a friend and his son on my recent trip to […]

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A Day Trip to Bruges

I climbed back onto the train to Brussels wishing I had leanred a little something about Bruges. I had spent the day there and knew only one thing more than when I arrived: Bruges has some pretty awesome canals. Well, I suppose that isn’t entirely true; I did learn a couple of other things worth […]

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Having a Waffle with a Pis

I stood at the intersection of the Rue de l’Étuve/Stoofstraat and the Rue du Chêne/Eikstraat. It was a little messy, whipped cream running down my arm, but I was thoroughly enjoying my waffle. Had I not stopped to get a cone of French fries earlier, I would have likely had a second while admiring Manneken […]

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Exploring the Athenian Acropolis

It’s really quite bizarre reading about things in books for years and seeing so many countless pictures of them as well and then seeing them actually in person. I was really quite thunderstruck when I first set foot inside the Athenian Acropolis as a high school student.   A teacher at my school chaperoned students […]

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