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National Gallery Museum, London          Day 3 of London/Paris Trip   Nov 13, 2014

The National Gallery is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in London. Founded in 1824, it houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. After spending the morning at Churchill’s War Rooms, we walked over to Trafalgar Square to spend the afternoon at the National Gallery. We only saw … Continue reading  

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Waddesdon Manor – London/Paris Trip – Still Day 1

After spending the morning at Highclere Castle, it’s back into the car for a drive to Waddesdon Manor. The original farmland for the Waddesdon Manor estate, several thousand acres was purchased by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild (of the French banking dynasty) from the Duke of Marlborough in 1874. If you have visited the Palace of … Continue reading  

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September 2014 London/Paris Trip Overview of Trip and Day 1

Earlier in September this year, I took my wife (Vina) and daughter (Cyrene) to Europe for 10 days. As with most things, I had multiple motives. First, I am planning to include some aspects of European life, specifically British manor homes, in my future writings and wanted to visit some of these homes. Second, as … Continue reading  

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