While I don’t believe in spooky pyramid power, it’s hard to argue that pyramids do possess a mystique that nudges them towards the supernatural realm.
Tag Archive: travel
Our gang took a journey through the Nile River Valley to visit some of ancient Egypt’s most splendid architectural wonders.
I decided to further torture my travel companions by making arrangements for us to drive 3.5 hours through the Sahara desert.
Though it is no longer the center of world power it was in the years after Alexander founded the city in 331 BC, present-day Alexandria does still lay claim to some greatness.
George and I have been on all seven continents together. But somehow we’ve managed to miss one of the most iconic destinations on the entire planet.
I don’t want to end the Bit of England blog series on a somber note, so here are some lighter bits from along the way.
You may be wondering, what in Thor’s name are the Cotswolds? If you have to ask, you’re obviously not British.
We’d never been to Wales, so we decided to take the short trip from Bristol over the River Severn into the land of the Welsh.
The real reason folks have been going to Bath for two thousand years is for the people-watching!
By the time we got back to our hotel room in Exeter, she was gone. Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in England’s rich history, had passed away at the age of 96.
Most of the tourists in Salisbury arrive there as part of a visit to nearby Stonehenge. While they’re in town, they take in the magnificent and very old Salisbury Cathedral. But those points of interest were not at the top of our list.
I can’t help but wonder if a time will come when wearing masks simply isn’t a thing anymore.