Travel Blogs from Weymouth, United Kingdom

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Goodbye England, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Goodbye England

A travel blog entry by yelkins

Off to China we ...

Seaman Training Days, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Seaman Training Days

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

... ship itself while it was ashore. It was mainly simply some retailling practices. So the day went fast. ---------------- May 18 Back in Weymouth by train quite bloody early, so basically I simply sleep on the train a bit while it goes and ends up ...

A Change of Direction, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

A Change of Direction

A travel blog entry by spooky388

Well, haven't been on here for a while. I said I was busy. Much progress since the last entry. It seems that the title of this blog is now a bit misleading. We are no longer going to Ulan Bataar and it is no longer going to happen in May. we are now ...

Blogging... my first time!, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Blogging... my first time!

A travel blog entry by lucy.cooper

... track across the sky from the warm embrace of a genuine Kiwi fire bath!    Our map pin, then, starts in Weymouth, and I figure the pin just keeps on moving around with us!  I hope me and Jez can make this an interesting read... ...

We're going home!, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

We're going home!

A travel blog entry by yelkins

Home for the ...

More pics, Bournemouth, Weymouth, Exmouth, Padstow , United Kingdom travel blog

More pics

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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More pics of Weymouth and   Pics of our little home for the week and the views ......  Someone's gotta do it ...

Bring it on!, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Bring it on!

A travel blog entry by yelkins

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It seems that you can do a lot in 5 days if you put your mind to it. We have flown to and from England ready to be back at school for our Monday classes. With so much happening in England it was easy to forget that we would have to leave again to come ...

The Early Plans and Research, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

The Early Plans and Research

A travel blog entry by spooky388

The idea of finding a double decker bus came about a few months ago. My stepfather Jim Howard had sent me a link about the Mongol Rally as I had previously mentioned my desire to drive to somewhere stupid. Banjul, Timbuktu and Khartoum had been ...

Tourifalle Weymouth und Tennis am Meer, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Tourifalle Weymouth und Tennis am Meer

A travel blog entry by janhantke

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... laufenden Pferde sind wir gut in den Tag gekommen. Zum Frühstück gab es leckeres Müsli und dann ab nach Weymouth. Dort angekommen stellten wir fest, dass es eine hoffnungslos kitschige Tourifalle ist.Überfüllter Strand, Eisverkäufer an jeder Ecke ...

End of the Diving!, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

End of the Diving!

A travel blog entry by bazzrosetravels

Well it's been a few weeks since I posted my first blog, so thought I'd better put an update up. I've now finished my Diving course. Going from non-diver, I am now a Divemaster. Complete with Rescue Diver, Dry Suit Spec, Enriched Air Spec, Drift Spec, ...

62. The Heart of Hampshire, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

62. The Heart of Hampshire

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz

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... just shows you how word meanings have changed over time. Apparently there is somewhere in the UK called Knob End. Arriving late in Weymouth, the hosts at our B&B recommended we try an Italian restaurant down the road named Enzo. It was lovely, and if ...

The start of the adventure, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

The start of the adventure

A travel blog entry by bazzrosetravels

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Well this is my first ever blog, so bear with me! Having got my travel plans sorted with regards to flights and insurance, it's time to start thinking about what to do whilst I'm away. I'm currently working through a rough itinerary, but I'll save that ...

A Rude Awakening, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

A Rude Awakening

A travel blog entry by spooky388

I was woken up last Thursday at 1pm (I had been on nights) by a phone call. In my groggy state, I picked up the word 'headmaster' and 'school'. After shaking my head and getting him to repeat the message, I found I was being offered 100 rugby shirts ...

A Break in Proceedings, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

A Break in Proceedings

A travel blog entry by spooky388

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I'm having a break. I've earned it, I've been working hard. I'm off to Belize for a couple of weeks, so don't expect any updates on here until I'm back. On Tuesday Ian Tibble got behind the wheel for the first time. He was disappointingly good and only ...

The bus leaves Weymouth, Weymouth to Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

The bus leaves Weymouth

A travel blog entry by spooky388

Blog Update from Steven Blackmore So, after all of those months of planning, preparation, stress and sheer hard work, here we were on the leaving day. With the evening leaving do now apparently all sorted out, it was down to us to cock up the plans, ...

Overheating, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Overheating

A travel blog entry by spooky388

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We now have less than 3 weeks to go. 16 or 17 days to be precise. That isn't precise is it. There is now a possible discrepancy on our leaving date as Jim and Adam using Google Earth calculated that we would arrive in Belgrade at about 8am Monday ...

The Pinnacle of my Rugby Career, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

The Pinnacle of my Rugby Career

A travel blog entry by spooky388

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... Salisbury Races on June 29th is when it is planned for. Hopefully we will get a minibus full from Devon and perhaps two from Weymouth plus the bus itself. We'll be serving canapes on board and an assortment of  free drinks throughout the ...

Autumn Gold, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Autumn Gold

A travel blog entry by spooky388

... at the mention of the name, "This engine has been reconditioned by Mr Gardner himself.....". Dave invited me to enter the Weymouth Bus Rally in June. I told him I would think about it. They handed me a cheque for the seats. I was hoping for ...

Weymouth ferry catching, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Weymouth ferry catching

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

... host. So we went to Tesco to get some food for tonight and tomorrow on the ferry and the Island. Then had a night walk through Weymouth and its harbour, spotting where we need to be in the early morning for check-in before ending up in a pub for a ...

Jolly Hockey Sticks, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Jolly Hockey Sticks

A travel blog entry by spooky388

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Do they play hockey in Ethiopia ? Apparently they play a game called 'Genna', which is similar to hockey and they have been playing a form of hockey in Ethiopia since 1000 BC. So now you know.... I've just taken delivery of a few boxes and bags of kit ...

R U Serious ?, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

R U Serious ?

A travel blog entry by spooky388

Work doesn't half get in the way of planning things. I've been flat out at work over both of the last two weekends and working overtime during the weeks, so little progress made recently. A colleague was chatting about the idea and really fancied coming ...

The Topless Beauty, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

The Topless Beauty

A travel blog entry by spooky388

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... , 8pm Thursday 2nd October. At 10pm, we pile on the bus and leave. The good news is that Eileen and Kev are joining us in Weymouth before we leave, so they'll do the full trip, rather than being collected in London. I've lined up a skittles night at The ...

All Signed Up, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

All Signed Up

A travel blog entry by spooky388

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... we drove up the Esplanade. He didn't look Ethiopian, more Moroccan perhaps. I'm not sure why he was wandering in the traffic on Weymouth Seafront, trying to flag the bus down. We weren't taking fare paying passengers anyway and if we were, he had a ...

Progress !, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Progress !

A travel blog entry by spooky388

I spent most of yesterday browsing the net, hoping to find other bus/travel enthusiasts. I found bus enthusiasts and I found travel enthusiasts but not many overlapping. Numerous e-mails were sent, including several to former Mongol Ralliers. Phone ...

On the way to the farm, Bournemouth, Weymouth, Exmouth, Padstow , United Kingdom travel blog

On the way to the farm

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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We left Bournemouth behind and began our journey south to our farm cottage in Padstow Cornwall. We stopped in  Weymouth, a town in Dorset in a sheltered bay on the edge of the River Wey. In WW11 this bay was used by the British and American navies. ...

The Naked Bus, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

The Naked Bus

A travel blog entry by spooky388

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Friday 16th May. In the Police Bar dressed as an Arab, Jim with his suitcase of t-shirts looking like a bedouin Rodney Trotter. Having spent hours at work harrassing my colleagues and anyone else I could think of to buy a passport, here we were, and I ...

Turning the Screw, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Turning the Screw

A travel blog entry by spooky388

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Not strictly true, the title of the entry. There was no way that most of them would turn. Downstairs the screws wouldn't shift, so Jo and I had to resort to levering the feet off and thus ripping the screws out of the wooden ...

Financial Wizardry, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Financial Wizardry

A travel blog entry by spooky388

I came down this morning to find a letter. A bill to be exact. A request for a total of £1997.50 from a bus company. they have, as requested, valued the bus at £1000 and the two spare wheels at £700. this should help further down the line when we ...

Upper Class Pikeys, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Upper Class Pikeys

A travel blog entry by spooky388

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Friday and the weather forecast was not good. On this occasion they were right, it rained. The barbeque down the Police Bar was looking to be in doubt, there was talk of cooking and eating inside. Luckily someone had a large red windbreak. We parked the ...

Oil Slick !, Weymouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Oil Slick !

A travel blog entry by spooky388

... found out it was losing lots of oil underneath. Oh hell ! I guess it is better to break down in the car park of Weymouth Police Station than in the Sudanese desert. A walk to the workshops provided us with tools, torches and advice, then Jim and I got ...

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