Great Britain

This beautiful country felt like home to me. It was like my very soul took a deep breath and said "This where I'm supposed to be".
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Windsor Castle.

Windsor Castle is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire. The castle is notable for its long association with the British royal family and for its architecture.

Temple of Mithras along Hadrian's Wall not far from the Roman fort we visited. The day we were there a cat was sleeping in the sun on the center pillar down at the end.

Temple of Mithras along Hadrian's Wall not far from the Roman fort we visited. The day we were there a cat was sleeping in the sun on the center pillar down at the end.

Stonehenge. You can't get right up close anymore, it's all roped off (boo!) and the day we were there every time I stopped to take a picture this same woman would stop right in front of me. It was ANNOYING!!

Stonehenge is a megalithic monument, cromlech type of Bronze Age located near Amesbury, in the county of Wiltshire, Great Britain, about eight miles north of Salisbury. The photos are from Stefan Kühn

Ancient oak tree in Birnam Wood. Said to be one of the last surviving trees in what was once a great forest. Shakespeare wrote of Birnam Wood in Macbeth.

Ancient oak tree in Birnam Wood. Said to be one of the last surviving trees in what was once a great forest. Shakespeare wrote of Birnam Wood in Macbeth.

Dragon Hill sits below the White Horse of Uffington. Legends say that this is where St. George slew the dragon.

Dragon Hill - Dragon Hill is a small hillock immediately below the Uffington White Horse on the border of the civil parishes of Uffington and Woolstone in the English county of Oxfordshire.

Antique claymore that's said to have belonged to William Wallace. One of the many things you can look at while regaining the ability to breath normally as you make the trek from the bottom to the top of the Wallace Monument.

A reproduction of Wallace Sword an antique Claymore used at Battle of Stirling bridge 1297 and Battle of Falkirk measures and including hilt.Breadth inches at the gaurd to before the point.Weight kg by Angel SpringFire

Tight, winding staircase in the William Wallace Monument. The monument is 220 feet tall and there are 246 steps from the ground floor to the open viewing area at the top. Tight and winding my dad and I climbed all the way up and let me say I'm darn glad there are landing areas where you can stop and give your legs a break and learn a little bit of Scottish history while you regain your ability to breath without wheezing.

Tight, winding staircase in the William Wallace Monument. The monument is 220 feet tall and there are 246 steps from the ground floor to the open viewing area at the top. Tight and winding my dad and I climbed all the way up and let me say I'm darn glad there are landing areas where you can stop and give your legs a break and learn a little bit of Scottish history while you regain your ability to breath without wheezing.

White Horse of Uffington. Obviously not the view I had when we were there but it was still really cool walking around knowing what it looks like from the air.

A prehistoric hill figure, 110 m long, formed from deep trenches filled with crushed white chalk.

Ruins of a Roman fort along Hadrian's Wall.

One of our best loved Roman sites - our new teachers' kit should be online soon Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Hedge Maze at Hampton Court. My dad had read somewhere that if you place and keep your hand on a maze wall and follow that wall you'll make your way out without getting lost. Mom and I scoffed. Guess who was waiting on a bench outside the maze when we finally got out....

Hedge Maze at Hampton Court. My dad had read somewhere that if you place and keep your hand on a maze wall and follow that wall you'll make your way out without getting lost. Mom and I scoffed. Guess who was waiting on a bench outside the maze when we finally got out....

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