gail and bob
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last edited 6/5/2016
Coast to Coast Hike England 2015
Baja Mule Trip 2016
Hadrian's Wall Hike 2016
Hadrian's Wall Hike May to June, 2016
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The dark cliffs in the background are the edge of the North American Plate. The photo is taken from the Eur Asia Plate.
104 gun battleship on which Admiral Lord Nelson was killed during the Battle of Trafalger in 1805.
This is a mosaic floor in Fishbourne Palace, the largest Roman home in Britain, built in about 75 AD.
Roman Legionary Museum
Notice the Welsh
Bob standing in the amphitheater at Caerleon, the II Legion's fortress in Wales from about 75 to 300 AD.
Viking axe collection
Relief from a shrine to Mithras, the soldiers's god
Lennie in front of The
Keelman in Newburn
. He looks pretty good for his first day of walking 7 miles.
Reconstructed Roman Cavalry saddle in a recreated barrack's room
Walking on foot stones in the
oug and Sara on the Wall
A selection of the 4000 some shoes excavated at
This sycamore is famous on Hadrian's Wall.
A scene from Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves was filmed here.
The waitress at breakfast this morning said, "When these old buildings in
were being built, they would nick the odd bit from the Roman ruins and put it into their walls."
The remains of a leather mask for Roman war horses and the re-creation above.
A transcription of two of the more than 1900 tablets found at Vindolanda
This is our
for the night. Notice Hadrian's Wall on the left.
This stone from the Wall is incorporated into the wall of our B & B. If you enlarge the B & B picture, the plaque is towards the right hand corner of the building.
Home cured salmon
This is the B & B for the night. It was built in 1861 and used as a hospital in World War I.
Waiting for dinner in the sitting room, following a 10 mile day.
English Breakfast at Howard Lodge
Errant cow in
Burgh by Sands
St. Michael's in Burgh by Sands
This was built in the 1100s and is built almost entirely out of Roman Fort and Wall stone. The tower on the right was built to protect the locals from the
. A lintel in the tower is a headstone.
Bowness on Solway:
The End of Hadrian's Wall