Travel Blogs from Macclesfield, United Kingdom

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In the Beginning....., Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

In the Beginning.....

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Well this is the beginning of a new chapter of my life. I have left behind a successful career to fulfill this life long ambition . You may ask what ambition ? Well, I always wanted to explore the world, I've left it until the age of 28 to begin my ...

HOME! - Day 293, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

HOME! - Day 293

A travel blog entry by christosp

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5 continents, 21 countries, 20 capital cities, 10 mountains conquered, 32 UNESCO world heritage sites visited, 6 man-made and natural wonders of the world ticked off, countless national parks, over 130 different guesthouses and hotels, 45 islands, 37 ...

8 days to go!, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

8 days to go!

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Dean - Only 8 days to go before we head out to Anchorage, Alaska! I've already been off work for one week (I finished on Friday 26th May), Alex finished last Friday (Friday 2nd June). Still a few things to do before we fly but we should get it all done ...

Back Home, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... train from Euston due to the scramble across London on the trains and tubes but managed to get the next train back to Macclesfield.   I have 6 days at home before phase 2 of my travels begin next Saturday with a flight to Mumbai and the wonderful ...

Los Angles to London then HOME!  - Day 292, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Los Angles to London then HOME! - Day 292

A travel blog entry by christosp

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A 10 hour night flight to LA from Nadi. Once in LA I had a mad scramble to get through the nightmare that is, US immigration and customs. Dropped my bags off, then changed terminal where I just made my second flight from LAX to London, which is another ...

Weekend With Family Peoples, Chelford, United Kingdom travel blog

Weekend With Family Peoples

A travel blog entry by mrdiko

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Uncle Bill (UB) picked me up from the Williams Farm and I'm now lounging around a different house, but just for the weekend.  It's cool to catch up with UB, Auntie Polly, Cuz's Georgia and Olivia.  These peeps is my only family outside of ...

Hero of the Hour: Alistair Yates, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Hero of the Hour: Alistair Yates

A travel blog entry by team_donaldson

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... a strengthening head-wind, massive hills and night-time fast approaching, Alistair and Alan were forced to stop a little short of Macclesfield. Jason McAteer took Alistair home for a well-deserved rest, and ferried Alan the remaining 20 miles to the ...

Just off out for a while..., Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Just off out for a while...

A travel blog entry by wordperfect

Hey everybody. This is just a quick test to make sure that you can all see the blog OK. Hopefully you can and that is fine and dandy.  Just about to leave Rainow and hope to kick this blog into action in Thailand when we arrive on 18th October. Plan ...

Over the Pennines, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Over the Pennines

A travel blog entry by sydneyalicat

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... . Check in to Travel Lodge which is so so, get what you pay for I suppose and for 10 cant complain. We head in to Macclesfield but cant find a single thing open. So head up to Bollington and find a nice pub for dinner, The cock and Pheasant. I had ...

The ups and downs of Macclesfield, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

The ups and downs of Macclesfield

A travel blog entry by hazelgault

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... did ask a man who I thought might know and sure enough, he did and he gave me further directions. I've seen bits of Macclesfield I didn't know existed. Picked some elderflower on the way back but will need some more to make next batch of cordial. Will pop ...

We're all going on a Winter Holiday......., Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

We're all going on a Winter Holiday.......

A travel blog entry by jayton

... to bed. On Wednesday we set of to Bollington to walk the Middleton Way.  This was the railway between Marple and Macclesfield and had a station at Higher Poynton.  It closed in 1970 as part of Beaverbrooks Great Train Robbery. ...

Build Up Day, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Build Up Day

A travel blog entry by theateam2013

School build up day from 1-7pm and overnight at home.  The team arrived at 1pm today at school to be greeted by Jon who took us through a few activities, from learning one another's names to kit checks.  Having delegated responsibilities for ...

Going up in the world, Oakgrove, United Kingdom travel blog

Going up in the world

A travel blog entry by hazelgault

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Monday 11th 5 miles 12 locks To round off the day yesterday, I was just putting the hatch covers down when I heard the distinctive sound of the coal boat coming. I looked out and sure enough I could see it coming towards us. I told Bryan and he came out ...

The return of the Wanderer!, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

The return of the Wanderer!

A travel blog entry by snapz

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15 months ago I sat at this very computer and wrote the first of these blogs.  42 of them later, and here I find myself once again, trying to figure out how I should some up all that has passed between. Many of the people on ...

Back in Macc, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Back in Macc

A travel blog entry by dodgy

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We reminisced away a few hours or so with Richard at St Dunstan's in Langley. We had worked up quite a thirst with a trek up Tegg's Nose for old time's sake. What we remembered as being a quite challenging walk on our first attempt 3 years earlier now ...

Preparation, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Preparation

A travel blog entry by alanandchris

Still nearly 2 months to go before departure but almost everything is ready for our first leg. We have tickets for all our flight sectors (1080 x 2), travel insurance, a bargain at 280 for the pair of us, new digital cameras ...

The big day arrives!, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

The big day arrives!

A travel blog entry by snapz

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So, here we are. The day of departure has arrived. After much organising, various parties, tons of idle daydreaming, and a whole move of house, I am finally ready to depart our cold shores. This morning already, I have managed to lock myself out ...

Macclesfield, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Macclesfield

A travel blog entry by hilaryramsey

stair. The castle was fab!! Thursday 24th August 1972 - Macclesfield In some of the counties like Staffordshire the appearance of the country changes all together. Separating the paddocks were stone walls where all the stones are just wedged in. All of a ...

Macclesfield, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Macclesfield

A travel blog entry by kieron_a_m

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Langley, Where the Lane Ends, Langley, United Kingdom travel blog

Langley, Where the Lane Ends

A travel blog entry by dodgy

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Our home for the next 3 or 4 months is the beautifully renovated townhouse in the quaint little village of Langley near Macclesfield in Cheshire. Langley's claim to fame as the village of 'the quiet lane' is quite appropriate. And at the end of that lane ...

Touristy Type Travel, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Touristy Type Travel

A travel blog entry by dodgy

... Sorry I haven't written for a while but I am now in the UK! We are living in an area just out of Macclesfield (near Manchester) called Langley. Langley in so small and beautiful, just like you would imagine a little English village with stone walls, ...

Oct 11, 2010, South Park Macclesfield uk, United Kingdom travel blog

Oct 11, 2010

A travel blog entry by englishdream

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Farewell 'the Dunnie', Langley, United Kingdom travel blog

Farewell 'the Dunnie'

A travel blog entry by dodgy

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Just a super quickie this morning to lament at the sad leaving of lovely Langley. The highlight of the week was Wednesday night where we were invited to a semi impromptu jam session come Irish-folk-music-singalong at the local. I can't describe ...

Exploring up Tegg's Nose, Langley, United Kingdom travel blog

Exploring up Tegg's Nose

A travel blog entry by dodgy

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You've got to admire the English and their sense of humour. Maybe its just ours, but the place names never cease to amuse us. A couple of very local examples here are Tegg's Nose (our local hill), Puss Bank (the name of a school nearby), Lyme Green (not ...

Macclesfield Canal, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Macclesfield Canal

A travel blog entry by ogley

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Still pouring with rain - Hood up and down for the bridges once more.  Passed a house with two helicopters in back garden (Coleen hanging washing out) What a pad!  Steady cruise today to top of locks down to Congleton. Moored up at BW services ...

Top of Bosley Locks, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Top of Bosley Locks

A travel blog entry by ogley

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... Great down the flight - all locks full for us.  Really beautiful scenery all way down.  Would thoroughly recommend the Macclesfield.  Pulled in at Congleton after seeing a sign for shops.  Moored at Queens Arms where we thought we ...

Preparations, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Preparations

A travel blog entry by fiwarrander

So: Having a friend that I said I'd visit move out to Germany at the start of the year, that seemed like a perfect thing to make an effort for!  Having booked my plane tickets ages ago on a night where I'd had a few drinks - oops, I'd managed to ...

Homeward bound, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Homeward bound

A travel blog entry by alexndean

We planned to stock up on a few essential before catching then train (if that is what you do on the Channel Tunnel). We drove to Cite Europe, the massive shopping centre by the Channel Tunnel, to stock up on beer, wine, cheese and maybe the odd globe ...

Okay, getting a little scared now...., Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Okay, getting a little scared now....

A travel blog entry by amberleach

Hmmm, Right, Here is my first of hopefully many blogs about my travelling shananigans. Wanted to start a blog for a long time,  and this felt like the perfect opportunity. Enjoy, or dont - whatever takes your fancy. So in approximately 45 mins it ...

Heading back home, Macclesfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Heading back home

A travel blog entry by chris_calcite

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Saturday 21st September 2012 Ballachulish-Macclesfield Daily total: 322 miles We woke this morning to clear blue skies, the first fully cloudless day of the trip and typically the day in which we leave for home. However the hotel staff tried to soften ...

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