Cruising the Cotswolds and a Ride on the Railroad: Our UK Adventure Part 4

For the second half of our Cotswold journey we backtracked west to Colesbourne, just outside Cheltenham.  Our visits to Upper Slaughter and Churchill inspired us to see more of the Cotswold countryside and the hallmark Cotswold stone villages.  We toured a few, enjoyed Ploughman’s lunches in the local pubs and just generally walked around.  The … Continue reading Cruising the Cotswolds and a Ride on the Railroad: Our UK Adventure Part 4

Stone Circles and Stone Villages: Our UK Adventure Part 3

The Cotswolds have always been one of our favorite areas of England.  Maybe it’s because it feels like home to us.  We lived just outside of Oxford years ago and the Cotswolds were our “local area”.   We had not been back since leaving 30 years ago and we hoped to rekindle the joy and warmth … Continue reading Stone Circles and Stone Villages: Our UK Adventure Part 3

Salisbury: Our UK Adventure Part 1

The United Kingdom has always been one of our favorite places. It was our first posting as young newlyweds, living in a small village outside Witney near Oxford.  We have returned numerous times since and over the course of the years we have revisited most parts of the island.  We enjoy its history, its varied … Continue reading Salisbury: Our UK Adventure Part 1

Hill Country: Texas Part 4

Our return trip home was all about wild flowers. We have heard all about the famous Texas Bluebonnets in the Hill Country of Texas.  So we made an easy detour to the Fredericksburg/Kerrville area off Interstate 10 and stayed a few days to see what we could see. https://youtu.be/P4ygH91ADsw We spent a few days in Fredericksburg … Continue reading Hill Country: Texas Part 4