Category Archives: Destinations

Faversham: The Oare Gunpowder Works

One morning in Faversham, we met up with friends Tim, Emilie, and Lisa, had a lovely second breakfast, and then went for a walk in the woods.  First, though, second breakfast. Charlie absolutely adores baby Lisa! This was the first … Continue reading

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Faversham: a Walk About Town

We spent a warm day in Faversham exploring the town and getting some exercise.  First:  the shops. Faversham is a market town, and the market is a fun, colorful, bustling experience.   Heselden Hats and General Miscellany was a fun … Continue reading

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Faversham

One of my kind friends who offered to take us in while we were visiting in the Whitstable/Canterbury area was Carolynne, a lovely and enthusiastic member of the Whitstable Choral Society.  She and I sat next to one another for … Continue reading

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Back Home to Whitstable

On July 5, 2013, we returned to the charming seaside town that had been our home for the 2011-2012 academic year.  It had been 14 months since we had been back, and it felt as if no time had passed. … Continue reading

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Dungeness

We thought it was funny to be visiting a place called Dungeness, as Brad’s parents live less than a mile away from the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge near Sequim in Washington State.  We have spent many days walking the bluffs or … Continue reading

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Riding the Steam Train to Hythe

For our last full day with Gro & co, we decided to ride the steam railway all the way to its terminus in Hythe.  We’d heard Hythe was a decent town, so worth checking it out. Right after we purchased … Continue reading

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A Pocketful of Rye

We decided to spend a day in Rye.  We’d heard it was lovely from a woman we met on the plane who lived there. This woman (her name is Jan) is really lovely herself, and was so kind to Flora … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in New Romney

The day after arriving in Dungeness, we took the bus into nearby New Romney in order to rent bicycles. Unfortunately, the cycle hire shop was useless. No child trailers, no child seats, no trail-behind child bicycles, and no interest in … Continue reading

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Iceland: Hveragerði’s Geothermal Park

The Geothermal Park in the center of Hveragerði is truly a unique attraction.  It is really a park, where people can gather and spend time outside.  But this is not your average park.  This park is full of volcanic hot … Continue reading

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Iceland: Hveragerði

July 11, 2012 This was our penultimate day in Iceland.  Our last full day before returning to the USA. We wanted to see some countryside, and we wanted to get some exercise. We decided to drive up the road a … Continue reading

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