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Category Archives: Tour 2009 Northern Ireland, Ireland, Wales, England

May 20: Oldham, England (the last day of tour)

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Our final day on tour began as the tour began; very beautiful with some heavy moisture in the air. Some might call it rain.

May 19: Chorley/Preston, England

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Any day that begins with a few hours in the temple is a great day, and that is how we began ours.

Clips from the Merthyr Tydfil concert

Written on May 18, 2009 at 9:25 pm, by

Someone from Merthyr Tydfil must have read the blog about our concert last Friday, and has very kindly posted the two songs on YouTube that I featured. If you go to YouTube and search “BYU Singers” you will find “Homeward Bound” and “We’ll Keep a Welcome in the Hillsides”–both videoed at that night’s concert.

May 18: Preston, England

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What a remarkable day we had today.

May 17: Liverpool, England

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Today was a wonderful Sabbath.

May 16: Liverpool, England

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We began with a delicious group breakfast hosted by the siblings Pulman. What a joy to be in Merthyr Tydfil.

15 May: Merthyr Tydfil, Wales

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We have had another day of magic here in Wales. After saying goodbye to our wonderful hosts who have taken such care of us for the last two nights in Wrexham, we set out on a spectacularly scenic drive to Merthyr Tydfil.

Articles on BYU Singers and Dr. Staheli from BYU’s Daily Universe

Written on May 15, 2009 at 7:38 am, by

Sorry to interrupt the wonderful coverage of the tour, but I thought everyone would be interested to see these articles that appeared in Thursday’s The Daily Universe, BYU’s campus newspaper. The article about the tour is here: http://newnewsnet.byu.edu/story.cfm/72524 A separate article about Dr. Staheli can be found here: http://newnewsnet.byu.edu/story.cfm/72525 These were both front page stories

May 14: Wrexham, Wales

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It is hard to believe we are into our last week of tour. It is now flying by, but we’re making the most of every minute.

May 13: Wrexham, Wales

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We packed up the bus, bid adieu to our host families of the last three nights and our sponsors who have taken care of us so beautifully, and headed to the the center of Dublin for a final 90 minutes of museums, walking, shopping for souvenirs and lunch, and whatever else the members of our