Thursday, August 8, 2013

I got published!


So whilst I was traveling, I decided to submit an article to the online magazine elephant journal.
What I wrote about was something I learned about myself while I was traveling with the family.
It's called "Pitfalls of the Introverted Traveler," and you can read it here.

I hope you all had a good time looking at pictures and reading little blurbs about my adventures this summer. Thank you for reading!

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Ambling in Ambleside: The Lake District and Southport

The last week was spent in the Lake District! We stayed at Derby Cottage, in a town called Ambleside. And 'amble' we did! We spent several days roaming, hiking, perusing shops, and exploring the sites. It was beautiful.
We saw the homes of Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth, we ate the best gingerbread any of us had ever had, and we spent whole days walking small country roads.

Ian and Elaine
Lake Windermere
Elaine at Lake Windermere

The view on my hike with dad! Brigadoon!!

William Wordsworth's grave

Beatrix Potter's house at Hilltop

At the Rydal grounds, we ran across a rehearsal of a week-long amateur orchestra!

Garden at Hilltop

Look what we found in Ambleside!

At the Rydal lands

Then we went to Southport for a couple days. Southport is a British seaside/beach town.

This is not the Lake District... the is Southport, where we went after. It's a British beach/seaside town.

About to go into the haunted ghost ride at the Pleasureland amusement park in Southport!