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... the sandstone cliffs to underneath the castle, with the intent of setting off explosives to decimate the castle. However, the King’s troops heard the digging, worked out what was going to happen and rather than thousands be killed, decided to surrender. Evidence of the tunnels is still clearly seen today.
Next stop was along the Ironbridge Gorge. There are lots of tourist venues along here, but our interest was in the original iron ...
The Cotswolds region originally was a large producer of the finest wool in Europe which brought prosperity to the region. It fell onto difficult times, but today is enjoying a revival. A lot of the homes are constructed of stone from Bath, giving the area a charming appeal. We walked around Lower Slaughter with a working waterwheel, Stow- on- ...
... fed meat and poultry.
One of the things I like best about the British is that they hold on to their traditions. Here, butchers wear hats. I’ve noticed it in Weegmanns pork shop, in small game and meat shops, in a supermarket and here in the farm store. Almost all wear fedoras. Seriously: Fedoras. I decided I wanted a photo, so I hunkered behind a shelf of preserves, zoomed in ...
... will be a thud back down to earth (although hopefully not literally) and a transfer on an eastern European bus may well be something i have to get used to, but its all part of the fun. after a busy day i have now packed and done everything (i hope) before i leave in the early hours of the morning. an early flight from Stansted which will take me to my 1st stop, Budapest. Yes i'm a little bit ...
... Nando’s, and then discovered a nice looking Asian buffet restaurant, which we will try on another occasion.
Hugo was allowed out, but he wasn’t keen on the floating pontoon: no bushes, nowhere to explore, and high winds, so he came back in very soon.
1 lock, 12 miles
Sun 23rd June
Thankfully the creaking ropes quietened a little in the night as the wind dropped, but it was back in the morning.