Travel Blogs from Chester, United Kingdom

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D-day cometh [aka Must. Pack. Argh.], Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

D-day cometh [aka Must. Pack. Argh.]

A travel blog entry by izzie

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I have not packed, not even started, and my room is a complete tip. Ahh, nothing like the adrenaline rush that comes when you think you have some vital object safe in a box somewhere, only to discover it's nowhere to be found... In other news, what with ...

Home away from Home, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Home away from Home

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... Leigh, between Liverpool and Manchester. Having fun reminiscing with my cuz, we head out to explore the area. I drive us to Chester, a gorgeous little town on the Welsh border. It has Tudor style buildings, a medieval wall around the city and a beautiful ...

How to push your bike through England, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

How to push your bike through England

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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1.  Go to the hilliest area of all of England to start your tour 2.  Go on the hottest and most humid day ever experienced 3.  Run out of water and forget lunch 4.  Cycle over 80km As you can tell, today was quite a day!  Day 3 ...

Imaginary Races in the rain, Wrexham and Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Imaginary Races in the rain

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... also Nick and his family (Nick kindly sponsored our Cargill night out in Bangkok last year).  Saturday we are all due to go to Chester races.  Den and Jo are in the posh hospitality tent c/o Cargill or some supplier.  We are due to go in a ...

Home home on the range, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Home home on the range

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Travelled 2200km / 1370 miles over land, including a 65km trek. Plus flight of 390km. Highest point 4850m. Tally: - I only got lost once and that was in Abu Dhabi airport at the start of my trip. I lost my hat, momentarily, in the Himalayas and shortly ...

Begin here!, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Begin here!

A travel blog entry by izzie

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The Ethiopian election results have been postponed a month, and are now released on 8th July, instead of the day that we are due to arrive. Which is nice. To explain, Fred Siwak contacted me to ask if I could help him by taking some of his art to ...

Feeling old, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Feeling old

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Stop on the way with Tony and Kathy who are getting married shortly.  We went to uni with Tony and he hasn't changed a lot although he does have a scarily responsible job for Royal Mail.  Had our other uni mate Paul and his wife Sarah and new ...

Headless chicken comes good, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Headless chicken comes good

A travel blog entry by izzie

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It has involved a certain amount of flailing, but everything is coming together quite well: visa tomorrow [British floods permitting], the first night in Delhi is booked, Ethiad gives me a night in a hotel in Abu Dhabi on the way out, and I may not have ...

Final entry, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Final entry

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Total distance travelled - 12725km (equivalent of Washington DC to Cape ...

"Bahamian" weekend in Chester

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... a couple of bikes when we get home so we can enjoy more of our “countryside” in the Bahamas. Our last Friday in Chester, Vicki came from the Bahamas.  She had even brought conch batter that she whipped up for us to eat and they were the ...

Posh town of Chester!, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Posh town of Chester!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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Spending the week with Mandy is anything but sitting around and lounging.  The first Monday, we were off to the Gym and took a weight lifting and stretching class and finished off with a quick swim in the cold pool outside!  It was the most ...

The beginning...., Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

The beginning....

A travel blog entry by chrispatterson

This is where it all starts...at 6am in the morning ...

Chester, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Chester

A travel blog entry by koltzoo

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Auntie Barbara picks us up and takes us into Chester for the day, Mom and Dad are off to see Auntie Shirl in Osset. Chester is just how I remember it it's such a neat place The Rows are stacked stores of all kinds, Chester is really busy, we've no ...

Another old city, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Another old city

A travel blog entry by heiko

Genug gelernt für eine Woche. Auf zur nächsten allgemeinbildenden Tour, nach Chester. Einer alten Römerstadt, mit dem größten Amphitheater Großbritanniens. Okay, das klingt wieder mal besser als es am Ende ist, denn auch wenn es das größte ...

Start as you mean to go on, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Start as you mean to go on

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Up at the crack of dawn to start a long journey on transport that doesn't lend itself to comfortable sleep? Yup, that's what I'm talkin' about! (No cushy sleep-over in Abu Dhabi this time, dangit!) Minor excitement last night as I finished packing ...

Trip summary, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Trip summary

A travel blog entry by izzie

8500km ...

Day 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24 - Treasured Encounters, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24 - Treasured Encounters

A travel blog entry by abs08

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... de Santiago is a journey I will do at some point – it’s a promise to myself. After finally arriving in Chester, I checked into my extremely basic backpackers, got dressed and headed out for a catch up dinner with Henna. After chatting for a ...

Heating, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Heating

A travel blog entry by heiko

Eine unserer Heizungen tropfte. Das fuehrt leider dazu, dass das ganze Heizungssystem Druck verliert und nicht mehr funktioniert. Schon nach zwei Tagen frieren und "ich seh meinen Atem, wenn ich nachts aufwache" hat sich der Installateur angemeldet. Ein ...

Family party, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Family party

A travel blog entry by pinkfizz

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Had a fabulous send off from all the family today even Sue (Sian's mum) managed to make it. The kids made a huge banner saying goodbye and even looked up goodbye in lots of languages to add to it. I managed to behave and not cry even though Grandma ...

Index, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Index

A travel blog entry by izzie

Click on the pretty pictures to go to the state/area you want to read about. (Admittedly, some of the entries aren't finished yet, but I'm working on it. There are gaps; if you reach an empty entry, that doesn't mean everything beyond that is ...

Pinch me!, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Pinch me!

A travel blog entry by izzie

One cold day in late January, I sat down to write a list for the Lonely Planet Bluelist Competition. I did enter in the hopes of winning, but to actually win is incredibly cool-scary. My list that won: Cloves drying on Pemba Island (Tanzania) ...

Chester/Wales, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Chester/Wales

A travel blog entry by adrienner

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... was sunny for the week that we were there, which is apparently unreal. After checking into our hotel, we briefly toured Chester cathedral before attending an evensong service at the same. Myself, an american southern methodist sitting next to a jew and ...

68. Port Sunlight, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

68. Port Sunlight

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz

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... , lovely half-timbered buildings, and the cathedral has a beautiful inner courtyard garden. After a walk through, we felt like we´d done Chester, and Mum fell into a deep sleep in her four-poster bed, ready to move on to York. Rating out of 10: 8 In a ...

Planning, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Planning

A travel blog entry by carolandowen

The planning is almost complete and so a travel blog is required. This is our first entry to try out this ...

Salisbury, The Cotswolds, Shakespeare & Wales, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Salisbury, The Cotswolds, Shakespeare & Wales

A travel blog entry by lindaandstuart

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... to spend the night in historic Chester on the River Dee.  Our hotel for tonight’s stop was the Mecure Chester East Hotel.  After a day that was fairly stressful despite the lovely places we’d visited, due mainly to my not ...

Welcome to our blog, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Welcome to our blog

A travel blog entry by carolandowen

Hi all. One more week to go, welcome to our blog. You should hopefully be getting an email to let you know when we update our entries and add any photos.. let me know if you don't want to receive these. Apologies - we had some problems with email ...

That's all folks!, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

That's all folks!

A travel blog entry by carolandowen

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Well here we are, back in the UK for summer (wet & windy). It has been a fantastic trip, made even more special by some of the people we've met along the way (take a bow, you know who you are). We hope you have enjoyed sharing these places ...

Change of Plans: Chester Zoo!, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Change of Plans: Chester Zoo!

A travel blog entry by pohlinger31

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... that let us do all of these things. We left Aigburth at about 10 in the morning and after making one train connection arrived in chester around 11. The train station was larger than any of the others we had been in, and this makes sense because it's the ...

Chester, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Chester

A travel blog entry by adamcarly

... and danced a few Fogarty classics into the English night. Tomorrow we are booked to go and see Sarah and her son Dylan for a trip to the Chester zoo which I'm a bit excited about. Anyway it's 11pm and I'm a bit tired, will speak to you all soon. Bye ...

Fond Farewell, Chester, United Kingdom travel blog

Fond Farewell

A travel blog entry by lloydo3671

Finished packing and was driven to Manchester to get my connecting flight to London. Said farewell to my family for the second time in 12 months, my mum welling up... I went through security, and began missing them already.... See you in 6 months ...

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