1000 Places To See Before You Die

Have this on my Bookshelf blog but thought it appropriate to add it here.

Ms M's Bookshelf

Patricia Schultz is a charming and engaging speaker.  Tonight, at the Museum of Nature here in Ottawa, she gave a presentation that highlighted the best, and sometimes, the least known treasures of Europe.

Millenium Wheel Millenium Wheel, London, England

Starting with London, England, Schultz showed stunning pictures as she told personal stories of favourite places from the smallest countries (like the Vatican, Monaco, Malta) to the largest, France.  “Russia,” she said, “is not in Europe, is not in Asia; it’s just Russia,” but she included it in her tour.  She showed a slide of London’s parliament buildings and Big Ben taken from one of the capsules in the Millenium Wheel.  We saw the amazing scenery in Scotland and the Coast Path of Wales which is a national park where you can trek all of the 870 miles of rugged coastline.  We saw a castle in Ireland where you can stay overnight and there…

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About mysm2000

Having taught elementary school for more than 25 years and been involved in many amazing technology and curriculum projects, I find I've developed a myriad of interests based on literature I've read and music I've heard. I've followed The Wright Three to Chicago, Ansel Adams to Colorado, The Kon Tiki Expedition to Easter Island, Simon & Garfunkel lyrics to New York City, Frank Lloyd Wright to Fallingwater, Pennsylvania, and have only just begun.
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5 Responses to 1000 Places To See Before You Die

  1. The more one travels, the more one needs to travel 😄

  2. Way back in the Fall of 1974, I would walk past Big Ben every Wednesday. I had the opportunity to live in London for a year. I loved the walk!

  3. Heard Patricia Shulz speak this past fall. She is a kick!

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