Archive for July, 2003

Photographs - Summer 2003

Wednesday, July 16th, 2003

Port Townsend Rhodedendron Festival parade, 17th May







Spirit of Washington Dinner Train, 30th May


This was Gennie's birthday present. We finally got around to using the gift certificate five months later! Unfortunately it was a bit rainy that day.


The roses were part of the present too.


These are wine barrels at the Columbia Winery in Woodinville, at the end of the railway line.



New bookshelves.


Holiday in England, 7th-22nd June

On the way to Devon, 7th June

Stonehenge


To Gennie's great delight, we saw rabbits hopping about amongst the stones.


Devon and Cornwall, 7th to 13th June


Ponies in Marsland valley


The Old Man of Marsland


We walked up this hill.

Tintagel:




Remains of a chapel built around 1000 years ago


Figurehead from the wreck of the "Caledonia"


Eden project


Butterfly flower


Cornflower


An enormous plant related to Rhubarb


Chicle


Bath, 13th to 15th June


"The world's prettiest bedroom" -- Gennie


Hot air balloons over Bath. There were dozens of them.


A street in Bath made up to look like 1840s London, for the filming of Vanity Fair.


Bath Abbey



The Royal Crescent



No, she isn't photoshopped in, Honest!



The Roman baths


Inside Bath Abbey


We drank some of the water from the King's spring. It was rather disgusting - it tasted like warm rusty nails! It's apparently very good for you, though.


The flowing water leaves iron deposits on the stone


Cambridge, 15th to 17th June


Grantchester


Nottingham, 17th to 19th June


Jennie's cat, Electra


Electra's kittens


The Great Oak in Sherwood Forest


Inside a hollow tree


Part of the wall of Nottingham castle


Wollaton Hall


York, 19th to 21st June


Genevieve on the moors


This landscape is what inspired Charlotte Br├Ânte to write "Wuthering Heights".


Clifford's tower


Part of the Abbey wall


The City wall



York Minster


London, 21st June


The London Eye


The Houses of Parliament


Views from the plane, 22nd June


Fox basin


Baffin island