Journey Back to America

Our taxi arrived outside of our flat in London at 4:45am. We all got packed up and headed out the door. We arrived to London Heathrow Airport at 5:15am and told my sister and brother-in-law bye then went through security. Trying to stay awake until boarding at 8:30am so I could sleep on the plane…

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Day Three & Four – From London to Leeds

I have finally found WiFi that works, so I posted more pictures to my last blog post. Fingers crossed I’ll have reliable WiFi from now on to keep you guys updated. Day 3  When buying Bus Tour tickets, you can hop on and off until the next day (time of purchase 24 hours later). The…

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Adventures in England… Day 13

Today was the day we left Durham and headed to Norfolk. We were looking forward to coming to Norfolk because Alex’s parents live there and that’s where he grew up, and also because my granddad’s family was from Norfolk, so in a way it’s kind of like going home to  a place we’ve never been…

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Adventures in England…Day 12

Today was Durham’s 132nd annual Miners’ Gala which is Durham’s biggest event of the year. We headed into town where everything was happening and planned to stay there most of the day. There were parades going on from 8:30am to around 2:00pm. We arrived into town to watch the parades at 10:00am and only watched…

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Adventures in England…Day 7 & 8

On Monday, (July 4th),  we had breakfast at our B&B and then headed to the train station at 8:30am. We went from the Durham train station to Edinburgh Waverly Station in Scotland. What better way to start off the day than a cup of Starbucks on a train!? Our train left Durham at 9:30am and…

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