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The Liberation Route Europe of the Allies in WW2
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Podcast Show Notes: The Liberation Route Europe of the Allies in WW2

Welcome to the podcast show notes and transcript for Episode 10: The Liberation Route Europe of the Allies in WW2. In this episode Rachel Heller and I speak with Jeroen van Wieringen, who is with Liberation Route Europe. This foundation promotes greater knowledge of the route the Allied troops took to take back Europe from

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The Hever Castle & Gardens in Kent England
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Family Fun at Hever Castle & Gardens in Kent England

Hever Castle is famous for being the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII.  More recently, Hever Castle is renowned for its gorgeous gardens and its family-friendly attractions.  Now run as a private enterprise, we discovered there is lots of family fun to be had at Hever Castle and gardens. Hever

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Exploring Dublin's Viking and Medieval Past at Dublinia

Isn’t it great when you accidentally discover something that makes your trip memorable?  We had that experience at Dublinia, a Viking and medieval heritage museum next door to Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin.  When we got to Christ Church Cathedral, there was a Mass being conducted and so we had time to wander around.  Dublinia

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