Off To The UK

Traveling can be a lot of fun but there’s a lot of planning involved and calculation that goes into it and our most recent trip is no exception. So what motivated our trip to the UK? Well, besides a basic desire to get out and see the world again now that the threat of COVID was diminishing, we’ve always had a soft spot for the UK, its rich history, and a wide variety of historical sites. But even more importantly, we’d been invited by some good friends to participate in their ten-year wedding anniversary celebration with a late 19th Century theme. We simply couldn’t say no and thus began the months-long planning process for us. 😄

Up until our departure date, there were a lot of tasks that needed to be accomplished and while the process could be exhausting, the end result was well worth it.


After a very smooth flight on a half-empty Virgin Atlantic airliner, we arrived at Heathrow rested and raring to go. We felt confident enough driving on English roads (which can be very challenging for foreigners such as us) and this would afford us the opportunity to take in a lot of remote sites off the normal tourist paths.

Anticipation…

And we were greeted by these wonderful views of London…this was the closest we got to London on this trip (visiting London itself will have to wait until another trip).

After enduring the various immigration formalities and collecting our baggage, it was off to the West Country…

Fortunately, our trip started down the M-4 Motorway so our re-acquaintance with English roads was a gradual one…

Stay tuned for more…



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