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As part of my trial with Adobe’s Lightroom, I have been importing some of my later photography from trips I took in 2009. One of the trips was to the Cotswolds region of England – a beautiful, picturesque countryside steeped in history and barely touched by industrialization. Popular towns such as Bath are located here, and the rich and famous often have cottages in the Cotswolds used as retreats to escape the hectic pace of London (only several hours away). I just loved the old stone architecture combined with English style country gardens – quite lovely and very English!

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I just had to snap a shot of these adorable, cuddly chocolate creatures! Taken in a pastry shop in the picturesque English countryside town of Whitney, Cotswold, England. Located in the heart of England and steeped in history, the region of the Cotswold are known for their sheep, hence the name Cotswold, which means “sheep enclosure in rolling hillsides” (wolds means hill and can also refer to sheep wool). The whole region is dotted with quaint,  romantic English countryside villages that have not changed for centuries. These sheep seemed a fitting memento of the region!

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