We spent a weekend in York last July (a great time to go!), during which time we enjoyed adventuring around the Harry-Potter inspired streets otherwise known as “The Shambles”. What an iconic place to visit! (more…)
Highlight on Middlethorpe Hall in York
Middlethorpe Hall is a 17th-century country house standing in 20 acres of grounds in Middlethorpe, York, North Yorkshire, England. It is currently used as a hotel.
It’s a symmetrical red brick and stone house built in 1699 and since 2008 has been owned by The National Trust. (more…)
Hi readers! Just a quick hello + thought I’d wish you a belated Happy Halloween 🙂
As George Washington’s adopted hometown, Alexandria is a “best of” when it comes to the spectrum of sites and events associated with the nation’s first president.
And only eight miles south of Old Town Alexandria, lies the most visited historic estate in America: George Washington’s Mount Vernon. This is the general’s former home which continues bustling centuries later!
Following on from my post about ferrying to Alexandria earlier this week, I wish to dedicated this post to “Mount Vernon” – home to George Washington – as well as the neighbourhood that houses it, Alexandria, where Washington called home.
The Starlit Path is about capturing shining moments and sharing them with you.
Occasionally, that includes a bit about what inspires me at the moment or what I can recommend you check out! (more…)
I found a magnificent student town recently called Wimberley outside of San Antonio – what a fantastic place! It reminds me of Grahamstown in South Africa. (more…)