We were delighted to meet up with our friends Richard and Sam Shafer who we met in the Philippines last year. Richard, a Professor of Media Studies at the University of North Dakota had been lecturing in Sweden and he and Sam decided to do a mini Euro tour on their way home. So they decided that London and Dartmouth would give a good flavour (flavor - USA spelling!) of England. We visited Slapton Sands, where Richard's father may have trained during WW2. Here Sam braved the English channel to swim with Julia. We also took them to Dartmouth castle and walked a lot. Their trip culminated in a 'crabbing' session off the banks of the River Dart. Catching the ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff, they continued their trip to via Paris before flying home to Richard's wife Jill, and their older son Paul. It was lovely to meet up with them again.
4 years ago