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Canterbury skyline with Cathedral tower

This morning, we departed London and drove S.E. to the ancient city of Canterbury in Kent, England.

Our key objective at Canterbury was the famous Cathedral. On arrival, we elected to extend our visit by a few hours and defer our call at Bignor Roman Villa until tomorrow.

Read more on Visit Canterbury, England…



Dryburgh Abbey, Scottish Borders

This evening, I am focusing on Dryburgh Abbey in the Scottish Borders region.Location is about eight miles S.E. of Melrose, which is also home to a ruined medieval abbey.

Read more on Visit Dryburgh Abbey, Scotland…



Ring of Brodgar, Orkney

This evening, I am posting images and information on five important World Heritage Sites in Scotland.

Orkney

Orkney, in the north of Scotland, contains one of the richest surviving Neolithic (New Stone Age) landscapes in N.W.Europe. Sites include Skara Brae, Ring of Brodgar, Stones of Stennes and Maes Howe.

Read more on World Heritage Sites Scotland…