UK 2014

We spent a month in the UK between June 5th and July 2nd 2014.

Silhouette of swimmers in the sea at sunset taken at Widemouth Bay Cornwall, UK on June 24, 2014.

Twilight Swimmers – Vacation Day 20 – Widemouth Bay, Cornwall. 2 pictures

Sunset & Sun dog – Vacation Day 20 – Widemouth Bay, Cornwall. 2 pictures

A group of people walk towards the sunset and sea on the beach at Widemouth, Cornwall, UK. Taken on June 24, 2014

A Stroll on the Beach at Sunset, Widemouth Bay, Cornwall. And what a glorious sunset it was too. 2 pictures

Color photograph showing the view along the seafront at Aberystwyth, Wales. June 24, 2014.

Aberystwyth – Vacation Day 20 – Aberystwyth, Bristol, and then Cornwall. 2 pictures

Vacation Day 19 – Another day of driving – destination Wales We had to be in Bristol at 2:00 p.m. on June 24 for a meeting. So we said farewell to Uncle Keith and Scotland, and headed South. We decided to overnight somewhere in Wales. There was nothing for it but to try and plot …

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Rough Island from the Mote of Mark.

Lanie on the Mote of Mark (Hike: Kippford to Rockcliffe) – Vacation Day 18 – Our last day with Uncle Keith and another hike… One-minute read, 5 pictures

Dumfries Solstice Sunset – Lanie and Ginger watch the solstice sunset in Scotland.

Vacation Day 17 – In the evening we went to the house of one of Uncle keith’s friends for a barbecue.

Ginger Grouse – Being thirsty we visited a local pub after our hike. Ginger had to try this drink, and the bottle came all the way back to the US with us.

Lanie Meets Some Scottish Donkeys – Lanie never bothered to ask Uncle Keith why he’d brought carrots on a hike. 7 pictures

Balcary Bay Hike – Vacation Day 17 – A hike at Balcary Bay and the Solway Firth Coast. 10 pictures

Twighlight on the River Nith.

An evening visit to Caerlaverock Castle – Vacation Day 16 – Scotland, and some time with my uncle. One-minute read, 7 pictures

Grasmere in the Lake District – Vacation Day 16 – Having taken our leave of Penny we headed North. By fitting in a couple of days in Wales we’d lost some time we’d planned to spend in the Lake District / Scotland. 7 pictures

Vacation Day 16 – We set off to Scotland via the Lake District Another long driving day today. We aim to be staying with my Uncle Keith in Scotland tonight.

Vacation Day 14 – A drive across the country In the morning we took the boat sailing and went down towards East Somerton. I decided to cut the trip short as I was concerned about turning the boat around at the narrow staithe in the windy conditions. So we went back to the boat yard, …

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Vacation Day 13 – We went to the Nelson Head for dinner The beer and the food were very good. The beer was so good I had to try another pint. Sepia seemed to be a very appropriate treatment for this picture with all the old guns and such adorning the ceilings and walls behind …

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Gary and Ginger on the beach near Horsey, Norfolk – Lanie borrowed my camera and took these pictures. I really like them. 3 pictures

It was too windy to try sailing with an inexperienced crew, so we went to the beach instead. 9 pictures

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