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Kiwanis Membership hears of Berigters’ journey – Los Alamos reporter

Kathy and Steve Berigter on the July 19 Kiwanis Membership assembly. Picture by Brooke Davis

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Kivans Steve and Katie Berigter like to journey the world, and even the pandemic hasn’t stopped them. They spoke at a gathering in Kiwani on July 19, speaking a couple of current journey that spanned many nations.

In March they have been in the UK. They rented a automobile in London and made it by the ordeal (at the very least for American drivers) by driving the improper facet of the highway and roundabouts all the way in which to Edinburgh, Scotland.

Whereas in Edinburgh, they visited the citadel, walked by a number of elements of town and tasted food and drinks within the metropolis’s taverns. Returning south, they visited York Minster, the summer season residence of Albert and Victoria, the outdated Roman metropolis of Tub, Stonehenge and Windsor Fortress.

The Berigters have been impressed by the age of the buildings, the huge wealth of the monarchy on the top of its energy, and final however not least, the scrumptious worldwide meals they loved.

After a brief return to the states, they finalized the small print of a visit to Japan, however discovered that the nation was not but open to Western vacationers. After negotiating with the air service on the final minute, they modified their plans and as an alternative went to Sweden, Denmark and Sweden. Among the many highlights of their Scandinavian journey was a lovely museum that shows a sunken battleship constructed by King Gustav, who copied her design from the ships of the British Navy.

And Japan? It’s nonetheless closed to vacationers, however the Berigters plan to go there anyway.

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