Wednesday, October 18, 2017

British Isles and Normandy July 2017

Hilton at the Ageus

Southampton side streets

One of the few pubs we visited in Southampton along the water

Another pub in a very nice area on the water in Southampton

Country side near Stonehenge

Our ride for 12 days

Ross Castle Killarney Ireland

Lough Leone, Killarney National Park

Ross Castle

A wee pub in Killarney

Dublin, Ireland

The Guinness Warehouse was nice enough to serve the proper size glass. 


Albert Docks, Liverpool

Rental and private houseboats Liverpool

Downtown shopping area, Liverpool


Everyone was enjoying themselves in Liverpool

Giants Causeway, Bushmills, Ireland

Giants Causeway. You would think it was poured concrete.

Giants Causeway quite amazing.

Glasgow Scotland
Three walls of sewing machines.
Certainly tell why everything is sewn in China :) 

Bank turned Pub
We had visited 5 years previous with friends and unfortunately one of our friends is no longer with us.
Went back to the same place for that reason.

Train from Greenock Scotland (ship was docked) to Glasgow

Firth of Clyde, leaving Greenock, Scotland 

Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness

Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness 

Fort Agustus , Loch Ness

Fort Agustus, Loch Ness

Looms, Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland 

Edinburgh Castle, Scotland
Finally made it for a tour in the castle......very busy gearing up for The Tattoo.

British Churchill Tank Operated by Canada on D-Day
Was stuck and buried in sand on the beach since D-Day and was only discovered and restored A couple decades ago.

Town where the portable harbour (Port Winston) was built starting on D-Day

Utah beach looking left ...clear view for firing.

Pill boxes on Utah beach are still as they where on D-Day. 
Many where set up all along the cliffs above the beach with a clear views 
all along the beach.

Utah Beach looking right...clear view for firing.

There are nearly 10,000 American Soldiers buried at the American Cemetery Normandy.

The grass is hand cut around all the graves.

Just outside London