bornthiisway:Land’s End, Cornwall, England enchantedengland: On Saturday in Land’s End, Cornwall (the extreme southwesterly point of Britain) gold-medalist sailing hero Ben Ainslie started off the torch relay for the Olympic flame. A dazzling sun rose and shone across the moors and the mood of the crowd was ebullient.
Sailing into the spotlight Hannah Mills. Great Britain is the most successful nation in Olympic sailing history, with more gold medals won than any other nation. With that in mind, this year’s Team GB sailors have a lot to live up to.
Ben Ainslie of Great Britain prepares to compete in the Finn class medal race held at the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center during day 9 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 17, 2008 in Qingdao, China.
In the spirit of the London Olympics, let's talk about one of the most important concerns travelers have when they visit England's capital — what kind of noncheesy souvenirs can be brought home as gifts. Whatever you do, avoid bringing home a