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Hexham, England and Hadrians Wall

Hexham, England and Hadrians Wall

Vindolanda Roman ruins— archaeological dig Lilly at Hadrians Wall Today we started out in Hexham.  I slept well at the Beaumont Hotel. Nicely wheelchair accessible, big bathroom with lots of grab bars, shower bench setup is good, plenty of space around the beds, older...

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Edinburgh Castle—Hello Scotland!

Edinburgh Castle—Hello Scotland!

I landed in Edinburgh, met up with Paul, Kiki and Steve of Euan’s guide (from the fabulous accessible review website!). My sister and I  toured Edinburgh Castle and the amazing Royal Mile.  It is smart to start at the castle because you just roll downhill all the way...

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Wheelchair accessible Tulip festival!

Wheelchair accessible Tulip festival!

It’s worth the drive west of Portland to Woodburn to see the Wooden Shoe Tulip festival. It’s wheelchair accessible rolling along the edge of the fields, although a bit bumpy. Arts and crafts booths, food vendors, hot air balloons and tram rides are all part of the...

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Germany & Austria: Lessons Learned

Germany & Austria: Lessons Learned

First thing, if I were to go again, I would purchase a euro key so I could use the disabled public restrooms. Most of them in town squares and at highway rest stops  were locked throughout Germany and Austria  and you couldn’t use them unless you have the euro key, Or...

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Killarney, Ireland: Kerry & Dingle

Killarney, Ireland: Kerry & Dingle

Two beautiful all day tours with Deros Tours that I recommend as many stops are completely accessible if you can get yourself up a few steps onto the bus.  I loved the  shepherd dog demonstration  in the beautiful green hills, The gorgeous pastureland and stone huts...

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Cork, Ireland and Blarney

Cork, Ireland and Blarney

In Cork, we had a wonderful evening   At Oliver Plunketts bar and Grill where there was live traditional Irish  music and dancing. We wandered around the English market which was full of fresh meats, fruits and vegetables and some artisan products. I loved shopping at...

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Hello Ireland—Dublin to Belfast

Hello Ireland—Dublin to Belfast

I I am having coffee and cake in the home of Charlie Bell, our wonderful cab driver, who drove us all around Carrick Fergus and IslandMcGee, N. Ireland. Beautiful scenery, lovely people on this ancestry tour with my friend, Diane. Charlie’s Tsxis treated us so well—I...

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Heidelberg– our last day in Germany!

Heidelberg– our last day in Germany!

Our last day in Germany, we went to the charming university town of Heidelberg. It was hilly but the main plaza was very wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair accessible restrooms were at the visitors center. They had great little gift stores around the plaza, many of...

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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg, Germany

We went through the documentation center  located where the Nuremberg rallies were held. It was very wheelchair accessible but dark and hard for me to see. It was very worthwhile anyway because it was so complete and educational And the auditory guide was great. We...

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