Archive for Grudzień, 2010

YORK – THE BEST KNOWN VIKING CITY IN ENGLAND

Grudzień 12, 2010

It’s a lucky thing Viking invaders captured York in the 10th century, giving it the name Yorvik. To the Romans, the city was known as Eboracum. And Saxon name – Eoforwick – was even more tongue-twisting. What’s more important all subsequent invasions and conquests of York have left it with lots of archaelogical treasures. It […]

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STONEHENGE AND AVEBURY – MEET PREHISTORIC WILTSHIRE

Grudzień 12, 2010

Many people seem to be disappointed with Stonehenge. Complaint number one is that Stonehenge is too small. But we can’t blame the prehistoric people for our mega expectations. Plus some stones are 6-metre high and have been transported from Wales, over 200 miles away without using lorries. Quite impressive, as they are over 5000 years […]

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THE FESTIVE SEASON – LONDON’S MOST EXCITING WINTER EVENTS

Grudzień 5, 2010

So the festive season is again here. And it’s time to sample some of London’s famous seasonal events. WINTER FAIRS What would the festive season be without an actual fair? The biggest one is WINTER WONDERLAND (www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com ) in Hyde Park which started on November 19 and will last until January 4. Entrance is free. […]

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