A Grand Coincidence

Hotel Grand, Geneva

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Stone Henge, a grand mystery

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A Tryst with 650 Years of History at The George Inn, England

During our holiday to the UK a few years ago, we were fortunate to be able to stop over for lunch at The George Inn during one of our days of local sight seeing.

Located in the village of Lacock in Wiltshire, England, this picturesque ancient village is several hundred years old & has been the setting for some famous English films. 

The George Inn dates back to 1361 (Wow!) & is famous for having a running license since the days of Oliver Cromwell. It was a very interesting visit – the inn with its incredibly ancient history & aura as also getting to see a village this quaint…memorable!

Windsor Castle

Photo tour of  Windsor Castle …a glimpse into an abode of the British Royal Family.

To quote a historic fact I came across  “Windsor Castle is an official residence of The Queen and the largest occupied castle in the world.  A Royal home and fortress for over 900 years, the Castle remains a working palace today.”

The Roman Baths

Bath is a city in the Somerset County of England. A World Heritage Site, this ancient city is famous for its Roman Baths. Below are photos of  the Roman Bath from a bygone era. The complex also included the temple of Sulis Minerva; spooky curses that were written have been recovered from the Spring as the photos will tell.

To share an interesting quote from the Wiki article on  Bath , “Archaeological evidence shows that the site of the Roman Baths’ main spring was treated as a shrine by the Iron Age Britons, and was dedicated to the goddess Sulis, whom the Romans identified with Minerva; however, the name Sulis continued to be used after the Roman invasion, leading to the town’s Roman name of Aquae Sulis (literally, “the waters of Sulis”).”

Let the photos do the talking…