There’s a reason that Stonehenge draws millions of visitors from around the world – it’s one of the most magical places on the planet, especially during theSummer Solstice- the shortest day of the year, when the sun rises in perfect alignment to the circle of stones. No matter what time of year you visit Stonehenge (and no matter what the weather), it’s sure to be a memorable experience. See more info below on Fun Day Trips departing from London, including Stonehenge Private Viewings.Continue reading →
The countdown begins for what has been dubbed the “wedding of the century.” And we can’t wait!
The Royal Wedding takes place on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 11am (London time) at Westminster Abbey. As a fellow Brit, I’ll be getting up at the crack of dawn (just like I did for Princess Diana’s wedding) to watch the royal nuptials take place. The service starts at 3am San Francisco time (6am East Coast time), but hey… if we can’t be there in person, this is the next best thing. Luckily Barry’s an early riser so he’ll be there to keep me company and make sure we get our tea/coffee fix to see us through the morning. We were in London for Prince Andrew’s wedding and still remember standing along the Mall for 8 hours to catch a glimpse of the Royal Carriage – and a little later, the Prince and his bride Fergie waving to the crowds from the balcony of Buckingham Palace. It was such a special moment. And this Royal Wedding is going to be even more magical – as Prince William, the future King of England, marries his true love, Kate Middleton. I’m sure Princess Diana will be looking down and smiling
A visit to Stonehenge is a truly magical experience… whenever you go – rain or shine.
Stonehenge draws millions of visitors from around the world, especially during theSummer and Winter Solstices- the shortest and the longest days of the year – when the sun rises in perfect alignment to the circle of stones. It is theorized thatStonehenge was built to mark these two events, which would have enabled people to chart the changing seasons.