A Student of History

May 3, 2007

25 Things

Filed under: The world today — John Maass @ 9:02 am

From The Telegraph, a list of 25 things to do in the British Isles before you die (according to the travel publishers “Rough Guides”):

1 Soaking up the Edinburgh Festival.
2 Go West – walking the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.
3 Punting on the Cam.
4 Supping Guinness in Dublin.
5 Wandering Borrowdale in the Lake District.
6 Be humbled by Durham Cathedral.
7 Cycling in the New Forest.
8 See the Belfast Murals.
9 Surfing in Newquay.
10 Breathing in the sea air in Tobermory.
11 Hiking in Snowdonia.
12 Hunting ghosts in York.
13 Hitting the streets for Notting Hill Carnival.
14 Getting away from it all on Skellig Michael.
15 Get lost in the Balti Triangle.
16 Clubbing in London.
17 Walking on Dartmoor.
18 Trundling along the West Highlands Railway.
19 Winning the prehistoric lottery (Newgrange Lottery, Co Meath).
20 Watching a football match at Old Trafford.
21 Losing yourself in Connemara.
22 Take a stroll from St Paul’s to Tate Modern.
23 Holkham magic: visiting the best beach in Britain.
24 Walking the walls of Conwy Castle.
25 Experience Glastonbury.

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