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Stratford-Upon-Avon

Stratford-Upon-Avon

Today, after a wonderful morning of visiting the Hereford Cathedral and the home of our coach driver, Richard, we traveled to Stratford-Upon-Avon for a tour of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) theatre. We arrived just in time for our tour and started learning about...

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Favorites: Josh

Favorites: Josh

Today, the 4th day, I woke up with tons of energy and really excited to explore France! Got ready to go and went down to the hotel lobby for breakfast, first a French croissant.. holy cow, it was just as I imagined. Got on the bus for a two hour ride to the Canadian...

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Cardiff

Cardiff

On Tuesday we went to Cardiff Castle in Wales. It was built in the late eleventh century. We started off by going through the castle walls that had been used as an air raid bomb shelter in WWII. We then walked up a ton of stairs to get to the top of the keep, or...

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Wales

Wales

This day started off with a long trip to the Roman Baths. Once in Bath, we made a quick stop, to see the Royal Crescent, a magnificent apartment building of 30 residences built in the mid-18th century. Without a long time to spend, we took a quick group picture in the...

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Favorites: Bjorn

Favorites: Bjorn

The public transport system for any successful city should be centered around efficiency, and London’s underground, or “The Tube”, is a great example of smooth and effective transportation. Picture this: you’re an office worker in London. The bar across the street was...

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Oxford

Oxford

Today was definitely one of my favorites so far this trip. We started the day with a nice late start with breakfast at 8:30, before heading to The Kilns. The Kilns is the name of C.S. Lewis’ house where he lived for much of his life. The house is known as “The Kilns”...

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Canterbury, Cambridge, and Bletchley Park

Canterbury, Cambridge, and Bletchley Park

Sunday, March 31, 2019 This is our first day back in England after spending three nights in France. Our time in Bayuex was quite memorable. We all enjoyed our time at Mont-Saint-Michel, Omaha beach, Pointe du Hoc, and the American Cemetery at Normandy. We started out...

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Mont Saint Michel and D-Day Sites

Mont Saint Michel and D-Day Sites

Friday March 29th Our third day in France and my favorite day here! We woke up and had some yummy croissants for breakfast and then we got on the road to Mont Saint Michel. Mont Saint Michel is an island city with an abbey at the top. The layout of the island...

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Beaumont-Hamel, Rouen, and Bayeax

Beaumont-Hamel, Rouen, and Bayeax

March 29th, 2019 Over this 2019 UK trip we have traveled to many different places relevant to many cultures. On Thursday March 28 we started the day with a two-hour coach ride to visit a Newfoundland Memorial from WWI, where a fantastic Caribou monument stands, and...

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London Part 2

London Part 2

At around 11:15AM, we finally arrived at Heathrow Airport. With very few hours of sleep and grumbling tummies, we were all ready to get off the plane and find some food. From the airport, we took a train to Paddington Station where some of us found the most wonderful...

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