Ye Olde Rainy Town

Today we decided to get out of the house, although it was a typical British rainy day.  30 minutes west of Torquay is the town of Totnes.  There was a castle here as early as 907AD, but today the most interesting architecture is Elizabethan. The Normans got here early and the motte and bailey style castle […]

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On the trail of the Hound of the Baskervilles

Today we headed off to Dartmoor, a large area in the center of Devon and one with a number of interesting historic sites.  Our first destination was the visitor’s center in Princetown, near the heart of the moor. I had always pictured Dartmoor as a wild and desolate place in my head, and indeed in […]

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