Grand Finale: Cambridge, London & Windsor Castle / Day 10-12 of 2019 UK Holiday

This set of blog entry has broken my personal records in a few ways. I often took a much longer time to process the photographs. Mainly because it is an artistic journey. You simply cannot hurry art. In addition, I have managed to post the relevant journals thanks to my wife’s geotagging her Instagram pictures… Continue reading Grand Finale: Cambridge, London & Windsor Castle / Day 10-12 of 2019 UK Holiday

I Have Always Wanted to Revisit York (Not Just for the Puddings) / Day 9 of 2019 UK Holiday

Twenty-four years ago, my friend T and I cycled from Oxford to Edinburgh. Looking back, we weren’t really a pair of compatible travel partners. Midway through our journey, T had an injury. I then proposed to stop at York for a day so that T could rest up. York was the turning point for two… Continue reading I Have Always Wanted to Revisit York (Not Just for the Puddings) / Day 9 of 2019 UK Holiday

Lake District Part 2: Yet Another Wet Hike – Day 8 of 2019 UK Holiday

By now, my wife and I are used to the wet weather of the UK. As Catholics, my wife was keen to attend a Mass on a Sunday. I was less keen as Catholicism is not really that popular in the UK. We arrived at a local church half an hour early. Right before 10.30am,… Continue reading Lake District Part 2: Yet Another Wet Hike – Day 8 of 2019 UK Holiday

Lake District: There is No Lake When There is No Rain / Day 6-7 of 2019 UK Holiday

I guess it is true. There is no lake when there is no rain. We have visited the Lake District in the UK and during our visit, most of the time, it rained. Some hiking plan we proceeded. Others, we abandoned. Hiking in the rain is fine except it inevitable wets our shoes. Click here… Continue reading Lake District: There is No Lake When There is No Rain / Day 6-7 of 2019 UK Holiday

Caernarfon is Beautiful (and It Has a Castle) / Day 5 of 2019 UK Holiday

Caernarfon is a short drive from Beddgelert and it is a coastal town in Wales. The castle is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As Cynthia is attracted to anything UNESCO, she has boldly added Caernarfon onto our travel agenda. Now I must say, Caernarfon is beautiful. The best of all? There is a reasonable… Continue reading Caernarfon is Beautiful (and It Has a Castle) / Day 5 of 2019 UK Holiday