Travel Blogs from Maldon, United Kingdom

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Maldon and Welwyn, Maldon and Welwyn, United Kingdom travel blog

Maldon and Welwyn

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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Once we got back to Dan's mum and dad's house in Maldon we had a very relaxing (or should that be lazy) afternoon. Still suffering a bit from jetlag, a cold and the effects of last night's drinking, I could barely keep my eyes open, so took advantage of a ...

the countdown begins, Maldon Essex, United Kingdom travel blog

the countdown begins

A travel blog entry by martinandtasha

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blog entry no 1, getting ready to leave the uk, its friday morning and we are almost ready to start our jouney, to find a magical new home in the sun. this blog is run by a american company so pleae note when you look at the dates they write it back to ...

Back on Board, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

Back on Board

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

... an adventure. The journey took us as far as Tesco, about 2 miles up the canal and very pretty it was, until we reached Maldon's environs, with factories and Tesco looming large on the horizon.   Adventure over, we happily spent the rest of the day ...

A Change of Plan, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

A Change of Plan

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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At 5 a.m. it was windy and rain was threatening, so I announced to all and sundry that it was plan 'b'. By 7 a.m., the wind had slackened and I was starting to question my decision. By 10:00, the wind was back and we now had a new plan. Rather than ...

A postponement, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

A postponement

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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The wind had been blowing most of the night but by morning, it had abated somewhat. Our decision last night was to wait until about lunchtime and then if a 'go', set off southwards and then westwards, to anchor in the Roach estuary. However, after ...

Final Thoughts, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

Final Thoughts

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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This is the last entry for this year and it will end as we started all those event-filled days ago, in getting the boat ready, but this time, adventuring done, its' preparing her for her winter's rest. Dear thing, she deserves a break.   The yard ...

Tollesbury Marina - Journey's End, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

Tollesbury Marina - Journey's End

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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We were up, showered and taking the main down by 07:30. Fortunately, the wind was no more than a F3 so it wasn't too much of a struggle. As soon as the sail was down, the racket from the freed furling foil started and it was with thankful relief that we ...

Our Last Night 'at Sea', Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

Our Last Night 'at Sea'

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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Thankfully, the rain had passed by morning and whilst everything was wet, at least the weather looked set for a pleasant day. Martin, the lock keeper, wanted us in our boats (two of us were leaving) and ready to go by 08:45. He had already put another, ...

The Gamble Paid Off, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

The Gamble Paid Off

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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It rained hard all night and it was raining as we got up and about. However, the wind wasn't that strong so there was room for hope and for a decision to make our way to Bradwell in the rain, should we wish to.   By 13:00 I was sufficiently ...

IBM reunion, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

IBM reunion

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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After a good night's sleep we woke to a bright, sunny day. There was much to be done this morning, namely make Celtic Warrior as presentable as possible as we were going to be hosting some friends for lunch. Julie busied herself with the interior and I ...

Tollesbury - our winter home, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

Tollesbury - our winter home

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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It was a grey day again and relatively (<F2) windless when we set off out of the River Colne and out to sea before turning right towards the Blackwater and Tollesbury. Our aim was to arrive round about high water at 10:45 and we had about 7 miles to ...

Exploring Maldon, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

Exploring Maldon

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... it wasn't raining when we got up and indeed, the weather looked set to improve so Julie and I walked along the sea wall into Maldon. It was a lovely walk, sunny and mild and Maldon looked enchanting across the bay and indeed it proved to be so, as it's ...

Dag 15 Colchester - Maldon, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

Dag 15 Colchester - Maldon

A travel blog entry by ernalaurent

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... hebben we het iets rustiger gehouden. In Colchester wat tijd genomen om door de stad te slenteren. Daarna langs rustige wegen richting Maldon gefietst. Het weer was prachtig, rond de  25 graden.  Nu begint de fietsvakantie toch af te korten. ...

24 hours to go..., Heybridge, United Kingdom travel blog

24 hours to go...

A travel blog entry by oztrekkers

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Well, there's just over 24 hours before we're picked up to go to Heathrow Airport. We confirmed our seats on the plane for both legs of the flight last night, so everything pretty much sorted now and we're ready for the off. Really itching to get on our ...

Australian Epilogue, Heybridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Australian Epilogue

A travel blog entry by oztrekkers

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The first thing I’d like to mention is my late Uncle Bill, without his inheritance this journey of a lifetime would never have been possible. I feel very sad that, for reasons beyond my control, I never knew him, but at least I was able to meet ...

Journey's End, Heybridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Journey's End

A travel blog entry by oztrekkers

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After an hour and forty minute stop over at Changi Airport we're on the last leg of our marvellous journey, Singapore to London. We’re now in the Airbus A380 and cruising at 37,000 feet towards Heathrow. Fortunately we all manage to get a fair bit ...

48 hours to go..., Heybridge, United Kingdom travel blog

48 hours to go...

A travel blog entry by oztrekkers

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Our holiday of a life time to Australia is just two days away from starting now, never thought it would get here. Before we start, I'd like to mention my late Uncle Bill, without whose inheritance, none of this would have been possible. ...

Chasing my tail, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

Chasing my tail

A travel blog entry by evansfamilyqa

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I know there are some of you out there that are reading this blog because the visitor numbers can't all be me checking to see if anybody is following this blog. Right now I we are in Essex. All of you out there that believe Essesx simply to be about ...

Back to chilly UK, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to chilly UK

A travel blog entry by mrshojo

Back to do some washing, visit some rellies and pack for the last big ...

The Salvation Army Volunteering diaries (Week 3), Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

The Salvation Army Volunteering diaries (Week 3)

A travel blog entry by coral.porter.7

Today was the third visit to The Salvation Army, where I worked together with a big man called Kevin. Today we had lots of bric a brac to get through. Within the first few minutes of being there, other volunteers were being complained at about the ...

The Salvation Army Volunteer Diary (Week 1), Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

The Salvation Army Volunteer Diary (Week 1)

A travel blog entry by coral.porter.7

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This afternoon I became a volunteer with The Salvation army. This is the first diary entry which I hope you will enjoy reading. First of all, I am going to break the habit where I talk you through every movement and everything that happened all the ...

What is that feeling?, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

What is that feeling?

A travel blog entry by evansfamilyqa

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It’s Saturday night and I’m not out on the town. In fact I’m in a small cottage in a sleepy town in Somerset. I did go out on the town on a Saturday night recently and it was a rather messy night so perhaps I should learn from that ...

A Diversion into Essex, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

A Diversion into Essex

A travel blog entry by tandc2007

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... others are all booked out.  So we turn right and find a lovely small fishing village on the coast in southern East Anglia – Maldon (as in the salt), and there is a very nice B&B with plenty of room for us, right in the centre of town, with ...

The Salavation Army Volunteer Diaries (Week 2), Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

The Salavation Army Volunteer Diaries (Week 2)

A travel blog entry by coral.porter.7

Today I went back to The Salvation Army for the second week. Under the workbench in the stockroom were many donation bags, which had to be sorted through. Just as I had done last week, I emptied one of the bags onto the workbench, checked that the item ...

7 Days To Go, Maldon, United Kingdom travel blog

7 Days To Go

A travel blog entry by tonytheshami

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So..... 7 days and we are off to NZ, we are counting the hours not the ...

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