Jason jokes that our tag line should be, “Travel Junkies: just out searching for Romans.” As we have traveled through Europe and Northern Africa we, especially our daughter Sydney, have become more and more obsessed with anything Roman. Sydney is frequently looking up facts about Romans on the Internet, has been reading all sorts of […]
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During our visit to the London Tower we were rewarded with fantastic views of Tower Bridge.
Did you know fleas killed 25 million people in Europe in just 2 years? It was called the bubonic plague. The plague was a nasty thing in Medieval Ages. If you got it that meant you would die. There was no cure during the Medieval Ages. The plague was caused by rats and fleas. The […]
When people think of England, most will think of fish and chips, Big Ben, and bad weather. However, we have discovered something much more exciting: the canals and the narrowboats of England. What a pleasant discovery it was for us as many a delightful hour was spent walking along the canals. Right behind our apartment […]
Everyone has heard of Stonehenge, but have you heard of Avebury? Avebury is the largest stone circle in Europe and is located in southern England, and unlike Stonehenge, it’s free to visit. Avebury was constructed around 2600 BC during the Neolithic period and consists of a large outer henge (large ditch with bank) that contains […]