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williamsburg: around town

Here’s the last of my Williamsburg posts! ┬áBut first a recap, we went to Williamsburg to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary. (Not too shabby, eh?) In case you don’t know, Colonial Williamsburg is a living history museum set in the reconstructed and preserved historic town of Williamsburg, Virginia. It’s the kind of place families and older folks love, and for some reason we like it too. It’s beautiful and restful and made for just the break we needed!

Joel

Duke of Gloucester Street & the Governor’s Palace

Williamsburg in Snow

Duke of Gloucester Street

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williamsburg in flowers

I’ve always dreamed about going to Williamsburg at Christmastime and how magical it would be. I was not disappointed! At night all of the fir trees in the modern sections of town and around our guest house were draped in white lights and the huge fluffy snowflakes that filled the skies nestled on their branches.

During the day wood smoke and the scent of fresh greenery was everywhere. Not very surprising because evergreen branches and holly where everywhere you turned.

Williamsburg at Christmastime

It took me a few minutes to realize that the bird sitting in this wreath was real and was making a little snack of the apples!

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