1997-07-17 Near the airport on Bath Road in Langford Village. First of many thatch-roofed houses.
1997-07-18 Stonhenge: not a good photo, but I made it.
1997-07-18 Stonehenge visitors.
1997-07-18 Swans on the Avon River in Salsbury, but not THE River Avon. There are eight Avon Rivers in England.
1997-07-20 Welsh Folk Museum: a 16th century home
1997-07-20 Welsh Folk Museum pigsty.
1997-07-20 In a garden, part of the Museum of Welsh Life, near Cardiff.
1997-07-20 A demonstration of falconry at Llancaiach Fawr Manor.
1997-07-21 This horse pulled our barge on the Water Folk Canal, a slow easy ride in a narrow canal lined with trees.
1997-07-21 Postcard of our boat on the canal.
1997-07-21 One horse power pulls us along the canal.
1997-07-21 After the boat ride we had tea and cakes, and Betty had time for postcards.
1997-07-21 Prepared to enter the Big Pit Coal Mine. We descended 100 feet to view old equipment and stables where coal mine horses stayed in total darkness when not pulling coal wagons.
1997-07-22 At the baths in Bath. Betty listens to the tape explaining what we saw.
1997-07-22 After a tour I'm waiting for the bus to return.
1997-07-23 At the train station in Swansea, waiting for the return train to Cardiff.
1997-07-24 At Hotel Stakis, Edinburgh, we were met by a bagpiper who played for us.
1997-07-25 Up the steep entrance to Edinburgh Castle.
1997-07-25 Looking down on Edinburgh from the castle.
1997-07-25 Edinburgh Castle from the town below.
1997-07-26 Betty on the grounds of Sterling Castle.
1997-07-26 Statue of Robert the Bruce sheathing his sword after the Battle of Bannockburn 1314. In the background: National Monument to Sir William Wallace (1267-1305).
1997-07-26 Looking at sheep on exhibit at the Scottish Wool Centre.
1997-07-26 Postcard of Loch Lomand at Rowardennan on a sunny day.
1997-07-26 At Luss, a Viking burial stone, unusual for this area. Luss, near Loch Lomand, is the ancient homeland of the Colquhoun Clan.
1997-07-26 The real Loch Lomand. It was cloudy and rainy that day. This is the land of the Colquhoun Clan.
1997-07-27 Betty admires flowers in St Andrews.
1997-07-27 University of St Andrews School of Greek, Latin, and Ancient History.
1997-07-27 Shore line at St Andrews, from a viewing area at a restaurant where we ate lunch.
1997-07-27 Betty rests on the famous Swilcan Bridge on the St Andrews Golf Course.
1997-07-27 On the beach at St Andrews, Betty collects sea shells. She is left of center, wearing white pants.
1997-07-28 Durham Cathedral.
1997-07-28 Postcard of The Venerable Bede's tomb.
1997-07-28 The steep road to Durham Cathedral.
1997-07-29 York Museum, in the hands-on area.
1997-07-29 Postcard: The Medieval red devil is a feature of this street built over a Roman road. "Gate" is from a Danish word gata, meaning "street" or "way."
1997-07-29 The ancient wall around York. We walked it quite a distance.
1997-07-30 The Whitby Cemetery on top of the hill, where Dracula is buried. It was Whitby where Dracula landed when he came to England.
1997-07-30 Whitby harbor and the chruch and cemetery on the hill. Picture taken from upstairs in the Magpie Cafe, established 1750. Delicious fish and chips.
1997-07-30 Postcard of the Memorial in Whitby to the man who invented the crow's nest.
1997-07-30 Where Betty got her heather that hangs on the wall in the dining room.
1997-07-31 Betty leaves Duncombe Castle Gift Shop and Tea Room.
1997-07-31 The home and surgery of the real James Herriot (The TV show "All Creatures Great and Small").
1997-08-02 Betty at the gates of Buckingham Palace. We had tea with the queen on my birthday.
1997-08-03 Betty beside the Thames River, across from the British Parliment.
1997-08-03 Tower Bridge.
1997-08-03 Number 23 Downing Street.
1997-08-03 Westminister Abbey.