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Tanzanite
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Postby Tanzanite » Tue August 24th, 2010, 12:49 am

It's official - my husband says he's taking me back to England for our 20th anniversary in October!! I'm so excited since we'll be staying about 10 days. Having spent most of the last trip in London, we're going to rent a car and drive around the countryside, visiting castles, cathedrals, villages etc. The fun will be in deciding where we are going to go - we will have a plan...

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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue August 24th, 2010, 12:50 am

"Tanzanite" wrote:It's official - my husband says he's taking me back to England for our 20th anniversary in October!! I'm so excited since we'll be staying about 10 days. Having spent most of the last trip in London, we're going to rent a car and drive around the countryside, visiting castles, cathedrals, villages etc. The fun will be in deciding where we are going to go - we will have a plan...


Oh Tanzy, that rocks! I love England!

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Postby michellemoran » Tue August 24th, 2010, 12:52 am

The big 2-0! That's fantastic!!!!!!!!! What a wonderful way to celebrate.
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Madeleine
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Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Tue August 24th, 2010, 11:30 am

Fab! Tell us where you're going when you've worked out your itinerary.
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Postby Susan » Tue August 24th, 2010, 12:48 pm

"Tanzanite" wrote:It's official - my husband says he's taking me back to England for our 20th anniversary in October!! I'm so excited since we'll be staying about 10 days. Having spent most of the last trip in London, we're going to rent a car and drive around the countryside, visiting castles, cathedrals, villages etc. The fun will be in deciding where we are going to go - we will have a plan...


That sounds wonderful! I hope to do the same sort of trip as I've been to London several times. Can't wait to hear about your trip!
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Postby LoveHistory » Tue August 24th, 2010, 3:36 pm

That's great, Tanzanite! Congratulations on 20 years together! As to the trip, enjoy and take pictures. :)

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Postby fljustice » Tue August 24th, 2010, 4:22 pm

Oh, I'm so jealous! Love traveling in Britain - and planning is almost as much fun as doing. Congratulations and enjoy!
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Postby N. Gemini Sasson » Wed August 25th, 2010, 1:30 pm

That sounds like heaven! Do tell us all about it when you get back. Meanwhile, you have something very special to look forward to.

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Postby Nefret » Wed August 25th, 2010, 2:15 pm

Counting down days until my first trip out of the country... ever. :D
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
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Vanessa
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Postby Vanessa » Wed August 25th, 2010, 10:06 pm

Hope you have a lovely trip, Tanzanite! Don't forget the northern part of Britain, especially Yorkshire!! We have some terrific scenery and, just in case you don't know, Yorkshire is the largest county in England. We maybe blunt but we're very friendly!

Where are you going, Nefret? I have to say if Britain had the weather, I don't think going abroad would have the same lure. But all the seasons seem to merge into one! :( Just sort of murky!!!!
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