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Vindolanda

Today we crossed another small entry off the bucket list: a visit to the Roman fort at Vindolanda. This has been long in the planning, and it was every bit as interesting as we’d hoped. Not only are there extensive (and continuing) excavations, but there’s a reconstructed tower and a really engaging modern museum.

I’ll let the pictures tell most of the story:

A model of Vindolanda in its later manifestation.  The fortified military area is in the foreground, the village behind it.

A model of Vindolanda in its later manifestation. The fortified military area is in the foreground, the village behind it.


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