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“HOW” TO SEE THE BRITISH ISLES
Start by taking the World out of the box.
Now click the red circle on the globe to get to The British Isles.
Click in the circle to get an even closer
look at view of The British Isles.
Click a flag
Dublin and Blarney
The Claddahg, St. Patrick and the shamrock are symbols of
COBH (say Cove) - a fishing port in Cork Harbor.
The Titanic left from this port.
Kin sale is the oldest town in Ireland. It is a major sailing base.
The cliffs and beaches of Ireland are beautiful.
The Irish play rugby, Irish football and soccer.
Newgrange is a 5000 year old active solstice site. It is
made of stone structures called cairns. It is used to track and record movements of the sun. Ancient people used this for their calendar.
Let’s travel through London
First, let’s travel in London on a doubledecker bus.
Big Ben is a famous 316 foot tower that has a clock on it. It was named after a man called Sir Benjamin Hall. He was in charge of building it.
The London Tower Bridge is a very famous bridge.
Outside of the Buckingham Palace, there are guards that act like soldiers. The guards are very serious about their job. They are not allowed to talk to anyone. Every day at the same time they change places with a new set of guards. This is done very neatly and organized. People come from all over to watch this happen....
Buckingham Palace is where the Queen of England lives. It has many rooms and is decorated with lots of expensive things.
Trafalgar Square is a famous place where people gather to meet. There are large fountains, waterfalls, and big statues to see.
At Last….. London is famous for Cadbury Chocolate bars and eggs. Take a break from traveling and have a delicious candy bar!
Howe School children are going to Wales
Wales British Isles
Caernarfon is the most famous Castle in Wales
The castles of Wales were built by the English. They conquered Wales and built the castles to keep control of the countryside.
Denbigh is the largest town in Wales
You could drive all the way across Wales in less than an hour. Yet the Welsh have their own language and tradition.
Now we are going to Scotland
Castle and Gardens from Scotland
Mosaic from Scotland
Beauties of Scotland
"Let's see the gardens of Scotland"
The Climate in Scotland is Cool and Rainy. Gardens grow well here. Many people in Scotland are so interested in gardening that they form clubs and travel together to visit famous ones.
This is the most famous Instrument of Scotland
This instrument is called Bagpipes. It is a combination instrument that can make more than one note at once. Bagpipes are often used in parades in America because a marcher can play them and they are loud!