UK 2009

By Mark McEachran at 9:14 pm on Saturday, November 28, 2009

Our recent trip to the UK took us to Manchester, York and London.  You haven’t really had Thanksgiving until you’ve celebrated it in Manchester, following your turkey and stuffing with some turkey and stuffing flavored potato crisps!

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Edinburgh Castle

By Mark McEachran at 12:26 pm on Monday, May 26, 2008

Leslie and the Lion The most prominent feature in Edinburgh is the castle, which sits atop a volcanic core.  The core is all that remains after glaciers stripped away the rest of the mountain.  It’s a naturally fortified position, which made it that much more difficult for the Scots to retake after the English took it over. (Read on …)

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Landed in Scotland

By Mark McEachran at 12:04 pm on Sunday, May 25, 2008

Old Scottish Flag

We landed in Scotland on Sunday.  Leslie managed to sleep a bit on the plane while I caught up on all the movies I had missed from the last six months.  Having not slept, or not much anyway, we decided to hit the town immediately. (Read on …)

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