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Castillo San Felipe del Morro and San Christobal

Cruising for Saints in the Caribbean Day 4: Exploring Puerto Rico’s most visited attractions, Castillo San Felipe del Morro and Castillo de San Cristobal. Then being denied passage onto the Carnival Victory and being stranded in San Juan! We started with a quick breakfast before walking through Old San Juan to the first point of … Continue reading Castillo San Felipe del Morro and San Christobal

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A Walkabout Horsham Castle

A UK Olympic Summer Month: Day 27 A day with friends and family around Horsham Castle and a night out in Londontown. Sleeping in and recovering from the crazy party the night before, we eventually got up for a brunch with our friends Kevin, Jelena, Arash and Martina who drove up from Belgium. They stayed … Continue reading A Walkabout Horsham Castle


FREEDOM! Reliving Braveheart in Scotland!

Day 9, Scotland: Visiting Stirling and the Sword of William Wallace then onto Endinburgh and then south out of Scotland! I wanted to sleep in after that day of nonstop whisky on Islay, but knew I didn’t have the luxury. Up before 9 am for breakfast, I found it to be quite ordinary breakfast with … Continue reading FREEDOM! Reliving Braveheart in Scotland!

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A Morning in Glasgow and a Drive to Islay

Day 7, Scotland: A morning of speed tourism in Glasgow followed by a beautiful drive to Islay Up early around 9 am, I had quite a morning planned for us. We had half a day to check out the major sites of Glasgow, the largest Scottish city and third largest UK city. We checked out … Continue reading A Morning in Glasgow and a Drive to Islay


Bomb Scare in Belfast!

Northern Ireland Day 5: Day of sightseeing in Belfast featuring the City Hall, Crown Liquor Saloon, Europa Hotel, Grand Opera House, Waterfront, Albert Clock Tower, St. Anne’s Cathedral, Shankill Road, Queen’s Quarter, and Titanic Belfast. Then a drive to Derry, stopping at Carrickfergus Castle, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and Giant’s Causeway. Up and ready a bit … Continue reading Bomb Scare in Belfast!


A Misstep is Death on the Cliffs of Moher

Ireland Day 4: Touring Dunguaire Castle, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Leamanagh Castle, Cliffs of Moher, Black Head, and a drive to Belfast. We got up at 9:30 am and were quite rested. After our simple breakfast at the village, we headed out on our driving tour towards the Cliffs of Moher. We planned quite a few stops … Continue reading A Misstep is Death on the Cliffs of Moher