Travel Blogs from Manchester, United Kingdom

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Almost there, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Almost there

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... some food to cook a dinner for our wonderful hosts.  After the ‘chores’ were done we took a bus into Manchester to roam the streets there.  Mostly we took pictures of ironwork.  Walking around with 2 blacksmiths it seems you ...

Train trip to Manchester Airport, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Train trip to Manchester Airport

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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... Downstairs for one more lovely breakfast. Straight forward check out. Short walk to the Leeds railway station to catch the train to Manchester Airport. Ticket in hand, standing on the platform, about to board train. SMS arrives on my phone from KLM - our ...

The Long Journey Home, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

The Long Journey Home

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... including: Benghazi, Baghdad, Beirut, Tripoli and Khartoum.  We were happy to be getting out of Cairo!  We chose Manchester airport as our destination in the UK as it is not too far from Rachel’s family. We got picked up ...

Back to Manchester to catch our flight home., Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to Manchester to catch our flight home.

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Having just made our connecting flight, we arrived safely in Manchester. Unfortunately, our luggage did neither! While waiting at the carousel we heard the call that makes your heart sink. "Please report to the baggage desk." So! Our bags were supposed to ...

Explore home first, Pennine Way, United Kingdom travel blog

Explore home first

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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... that was his name) deliver the mail. I suppose we will have to get used to unusual forms of transport! I think the people of Manchester found us of some amusement as they were all dressed in their work gear we looked dead sexy in walking boots and huge ...

Look out...here we come!, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Look out...here we come!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Happy Anniversary?  How bad is it when the people you just met remember before either of you do?  Guess things have been a little busy - and tired...This whole trip was panned to surround our 10th year anniversary, so we're well aware that it's ...

OZ is GO!!!, Wrexham,Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

OZ is GO!!!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... we didn't know yet! Full steam ahead with our plans now. Exciting but scary too Obviously had to celebrate with more wine. - Onto Manchester to see Anna (uni mate), Simon and 3 year old Dylan and 6 month year old Rachel to widen our childminding age ...

The End., Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

The End.

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Well we've made it round the world and it's been the best experience of our lives. We counted 20 plane rides to do it and numerous buses and trains not to mention the unusual forms of transport to get us from one point to the next, in our opinion you've ...

Mandy's visit Home, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Mandy's visit Home

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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Paul and I went our separate ways for a couple of weeks as I wanted to go home and visit my nearly nephew Joe and family. I've had a lovely time being real 'Auntie Mandy' (instead of just a picture on the wall) and it's very easy when you can hand him ...

Back in Blighty, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Back in Blighty

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: Back in Blighty. I can't quite believe it is all over. We were greeted at Manchester airport by Dean's Mum and Dad and shortly after by my Mum. After a slap up breakfast, we swapped stories and generally caught up. The sun was out,  the birds ...

Canterbury Tales and Northern Moonkays, Rochdale, United Kingdom travel blog

Canterbury Tales and Northern Moonkays

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... I'd be staying in professional accommodation for absolutely nothing (I'd also find out that Sophie's father was a member of the Manchester United club, and had I mentioned something sooner, I could've easily gotten tickets to Old Trafford. Bollocks.). ...

Arrive in England., Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Arrive in England.

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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... tickets. It was pretty close I can tell you. The seat I'd been given by the conductor was only mine until the first stop after Manchester Airport. The rightful owner - Ronan Keating - got on, so I let him have the seat. We sat across the aisle from him ...

Back Home, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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Wow, where did the last two and a half years go??  And do I REALLY have to go back to work after Xmas ...

1 Day till lift off, Salford, United Kingdom travel blog

1 Day till lift off

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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Day 0 Well we go tomorrow. First thing if you have found this blog as a consequence of my text message I apologise I probably sent you the wrong e-mail address. Our e-mail is roundtheworld2010@hotmail.co.uk so you'll have to update your records. If you ...

A quick visit home.., Manchester and Croydon (Surrey), United Kingdom travel blog

A quick visit home..

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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We flew back into the UK on Friday May 20th for a short visit home and had a weekend of partying with friends and family. On the journey up the M6 on Friday (after Mandy's Mum and Dad had kindly picked us up from Heathrow) we got stuck in traffic for 3 ...

Back home...for Mandy, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Back home...for Mandy

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... We flew home via Heathrow (right into the middle of all the extra security restrictions) and although we managed to reach Manchester our bags were delayed somewhere en-route... In Manchester we had the usual whirl of catching up with friends and family ...

Dirty old town, Salford, United Kingdom travel blog

Dirty old town

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... 8217;t – but then went on to clarify and ask why we were so brown (understandable as we were on the London to Manchester shuttle).  We are probably browner than we have ever been for a freckly blonde and a milk bottle white brunette – but ...

Halfway up England, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Halfway up England

A travel blog entry by benleah

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... walked through the Centre. Unfortunately the Modern Art museum was closed that day but we also headed out to see Old Trafford (Manchester United’s home ground) on the way out of town we travelled alongside the Lakes District to make it to a lovely ...

1 week to go, Salford, United Kingdom travel blog

1 week to go

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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Well only 1 week to go. Interestingly checking the weather forecast St Petersburg and Moscow are only about -16C however quick thanks to Rick for advising us that approximately half of Mongolia's cattle have died in one of the coldest winters on record. ...

Travelling Cows, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Travelling Cows

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... Traveling Art Cows (I'm sure I have seen them in Sydney) have managed to travel more than I have and since seeing them in Manchester I have run into those cows in Zurich and seen traces of them in Dortmund.. my challenge is to travel more than the ...

Not long to go now!!!, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Not long to go now!!!

A travel blog entry by tracy_coward

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Hello, Only four weeks left at work, but that means only one more pay packet! Hope the planning, budgeting and preparations all add up...This message is just a test to see if my technical skills are up to 'idiot proof' yet before I leave and have to ...

Homeward Bound, Manchester Airport, United Kingdom travel blog

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Boy it was good to see mum. As I touched down in England I just couldn't wait to see her face and feel her embrace. No one else can make you feel so good as your family. And there she was. "MUM!" We talked all the way home along the ...

Manchester i headed up to victoria station ..., Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Manchester i headed up to victoria station ...

A travel blog entry by andyb

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Manchester I headed up to Victoria station to catch a National Express coach to Manchester and a night with two more friends Julie and Richard. First of all can I apologise to those of you I said I would contact in Manchester on my return, Al ...

ANZAC Day 2007, Hyde Park Corner, London, United Kingdom travel blog

ANZAC Day 2007

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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The Legend of the ANZACS In the heroic campaign that followed the landings at ANZAC Cove, Gallipoli, on 25th April 1915, casulties on both sides were heavy. The Allies, including Australians, New Zealanders, Britsh, Canadians, Indians and French, lost ...

Had me an easy week, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Had me an easy week

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... km up the road to a museum instead and settled for a decent cuppa in the cafe. Sunday I headed out to check out the Manchester Jazz Festival which is being held at different free venues all over town. On my way to the Town Hall venue I passed some really ...

Like Moccona coffee, Manchester has more Mmmmmmmmm, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Like Moccona coffee, Manchester has more Mmmmmmmmm

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... centre hands out, divides the city/town into 10 different colour coded sections  or zones.   In the sunshine Manchester has a strange beauty and vibrancy. The Victorian? buildings look like they should be seen looming out of a heavy fog or ...

Bring it on!, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Bring it on!

A travel blog entry by piholland

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Well its finally happened we have the visa! Australia has finally deemed us fit enough to enter the state of South Australia for a period of three years! So its on, we can finally get going. Result! Next entry will finally see this blog hit the ...

Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Manchester

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... he'd been so high up. A quick drink at Sinclair's Oyster Bar followed. This is the most atmospheric pub I've been to in Manchester; founded in the 18th century as an extension to the building that is now The Old Wellington Inn (which was itself built in ...

Visiting Old Trafford - Manchester United, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Visiting Old Trafford - Manchester United

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... muddy. The last week in England, we went to Manchester to go see the Old Trafford stadium, where my favorite soccer team plays: "Manchester United".  It was so cool to see the locker rooms and where the teams sits and waits before the games.  ...

Visa's Back!, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Visa's Back!

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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I've got my visa's and passport back now! Hurrah! 7 Days to Go, and my last day at work.......this is actually quite a weird feeling. ...

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