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Friday, April 01, 2005

Just Playing

On Wednesday we took a trip to Holy Island Lindisfarne to see the castle and priory ruins and the place where St. Cuthbert died whose remains ended up at the Durham Cathedral. Then, on Thursday we traveled 40 miles to Alnwick Castle to see the castle and gardens and it is the place where much of Harry Potter was filmed. After leaving the castle and on our way home, we went over towards Hexham to see Hadrian's Wall that was built 1900 years ago and stretches across the length of the country. The Wall is not too far from the Scottish border in Northumbria. It was a great couple of days. I'll post a few pictures here and will hopefully get all of them (162) posted to a site for your viewing pleasure. Rhea, my wife, will post a more detailed account of the trip to our family news site within the next day or so. Enjoy.









2 Comments:

Blogger Me-cow said...

Did you go inside the castle?

6:18 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes we went inside the castle and the pictures with the children against the wall are inside the castle walls. You are not allowed to take pictures inside the living area as it is still the residents of the Duke of Northumbria whose family live in the castle five months of the year. But I can tell you that it was amazing!

js

4:00 am  

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