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Plimoth Plantation

In Plymouth, Massachusetts is an open-air museum where costumed roleplayers will tell about life in the plantation in 1729. The different spelling is to differentiate between the original settlement and Plymouth, the modern-day town and harbour nearby. The English colonists called themselves pilgrims. They arrived from Leiden, Holland on Mayflower in 1720 after years of religious persecution in England. They […]

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A Book Memorial for a Lost Family Member

LOST The Quest for Jan van Boeckel During the first years of blogging, I came upon Mogromo’s Blog. The blog site was illustrated with the most fascinating photos that supported the mysterious disappearance of a dear family member during the last year of the war. The Dutch writer behind that blog was discreet about who he or she was and […]

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

If you want to find the bronze statue with the fairytale figure Peter Pan and his companions, you have to look urgently and determined in the Kensington Gardens. It’s one of the four Royal Parks in London in a long line through the centre of the city. I have noticed to look for it at the Italian Gardens in the […]

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My Favorite Place in London

In my last two posts, I wrote about the City of London. To see the buildings and streets while riding bus 15 takes you quickly to Kings Cross Station and Trafalgar Square. The National Gallery of Art and the National Portrait Gallery is there for all to see for free. The first museum is vast, and to be able to […]

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