Modern building

Yesterday, the class visited the Barbican Library, which is the biggest lending library in London and located in the Barbican Centre.   The Barbican Centre is an area of the City of London that was built for residential use after the second World War. The entire area had been bombed out. the Only building that … More Modern building

Natural beauty

On Tuesday, the class went to Kew Gardens. This is the area where George III would take his family to get away from London. Yes, as in King George who the United States rebelled against. Kew Gardens is now not only a large park; it is also the United Kingdoms’ national library and archives for … More Natural beauty

Just my luck

After returning to London, I enjoyed the evening and the next day just resting, taking some time to myself and enjoying the solitude. Over the rest of the weekend I chose to be a tourist. On Saturday, I headed to the Tower of London.          While I was able to go inside … More Just my luck

Scottish beauty

Not a great night sleep to start the day, but the morning started off well. Arriving at the New College Library of the University of Edinburgh, we all took pictures and waited for our tour guide. This library was founded for a seminary for the Free Scottish Church which formed in the early 1800s. After … More Scottish beauty

To Edinburgh

Today we went to Edinburgh. It was a raining day heading out of London. We finally arrived in Edinburgh. The area around where we are staying is beautiful. We are right near the hill called Arthur’s Seat. The instructors suggested we climb the hill to see the surrounding area.      After the climb, I … More To Edinburgh