Mexico City: The first four days

Day 1: Arrival After a 5:30 am arrival time, we had expected to drag our luggage through the streets for several hours waiting for our apartment to be ready for check-in, but our kind AirBnB host made the apartment available to us by 6:00 am. We thought we might need to wait at the airport... Continue Reading →

Scotland: Aberdeen

We rented a car in Edinburgh, and took our time driving to Aberdeen (the quick route is less than 3 hours), taking coastal roads as much as possible.  We poked into villages, but mostly just enjoyed the scenery. Buildings switched from the red brick and stone that we'd seen so much of to light shades... Continue Reading →

Melksham: Castles, baths and more stones

This week, we continued dropping into nearby communities and sites. Farleigh Hungerford Castle We started with a visit to the medieval Farleigh Hungerford Castle, 14th century ruins in Somerset, which borders Wiltshire, where we are staying. Avebury Avebury henge and stone circle and Stonehenge (see Melksham: Sticks and stones), together, form a World Heritage Site. Originally... Continue Reading →

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