Friday, October 3, 2008

Oh, the sights!

Touring the New Globe Theatre.

In the Globe a few days later to see "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
Westminster Abbey
Everything about this place is AMAZING.
The Globe again... these pics are out of order.

Our country hike in Kent.
The Banqueting House
Eating lunch in the ruins of an old Norman castle on our country hike.
Rubens on the ceiling at the Banqueting House.
Groundlings at the Globe.
country walk.

 Alison and Hailee playing in Hyde Park.

Yoga in front of Blenheim Palace
Blenheim Palace... a baroque masterpiece.
We went and saw "Hairspray."
The cutest chocolate shop ever.

Winston Churchill was born here.

The lovely grounds at Blenheim.
This where C.S. Lewis stayed when he went to Oxford.

Alice in Wonderland shop.

this is leading to the cloisters at Magdalen College at Oxford.

Striking spires of Oxford

boat hats!

Christ Church at Oxford. We went to evensong at the cathedral here.
More punting pictures.
We could've done this all day. It was really fun and relaxing.


Tricia said...

I nominate you for the best blog posts! It looks like you are having a blast! By the way, you look gorgeous! There are so many neat pictures. Wow! That Blenheim Palace looks incredible...they just don't build 'em like that anymore. Our contemporary buildings are quite the contrast aren't they!?!!? Have fun and be safe!

becky said...

holli, it looks like you are having an AMAZING time!!! the pictures are all great! i want to go to england so bad! do you guys do everything as a group or do you plan your own little adventures? just curious. keep having tons of fun!!! how long are you there for?