York to Lancaster – May 2017

Today we plan to see a bit of York.  We find a spot to park for free (3 hour parking) at a nearby grocery store and walk into the walled city. We walked up to the Minister building and snapped some photos from outside because I believe there is a charge to go in. Next … Continue reading York to Lancaster – May 2017

North York Moors National Park – May 2017

  Day 3 of the road trip and the whole thing has been a highlight so far. The scenery has been spectacular; the roundabouts have been a stick in my ribs; the sheep have been plentiful; and Kristi and I haven't killed each other yet. Today we plan to cruise up and around the North … Continue reading North York Moors National Park – May 2017

London to Nottingham – May 2017

What have I got myself into? I'm in one of the busiest cities in the world and I've just agreed to drive on the wrong side of the road. As we discussed paperwork and insurance with the Europcar Rep, a nervousness came over me.  We're about to embark on an epic road trip from London … Continue reading London to Nottingham – May 2017

Day 1 – London, England – May 2017

As stated in my previous blog, we have arrived in London 26 hours later than we were scheduled.  We have been welcomed into the home of an old family friend on Kristi's side. When we arrived at the home, Susan was still at work but she had left us instructions on how to break in. … Continue reading Day 1 – London, England – May 2017

Vancouver to London – May 2017

The time has come. A new adventure.  30 days road tripping in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. We fly overnight from Vancouver to London. We received an email in the morning saying our 6:55pm flight was bumped back to 9:55pm. No problem, we spent some time cleaning and running around before heading to … Continue reading Vancouver to London – May 2017