Travel Blogs from Winchester, United Kingdom

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A night at Château Julius et Anna, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

A night at Château Julius et Anna

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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From Solihull we headed south to Winchester, not here the riffles where made but rather where the Skinners lives. Julius and Anna I met for the first time in London at the turn of the century when visiting Jim and Esna (now in Brisbane) and then had the ...

Winchester, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Winchester

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... a light drizzle, just as the weather forecast had predicted, so my decision to look round the New Forest yesterday and go to Winchester today was vindicated.  We didn't have any breakfast, so by the time we arrived in Winchester at lunchtime we were ...

Leaving!, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Leaving!

A travel blog entry by rossbenbronwen

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Well, here we are, March 19, that to Ben and me is really scary. Everything has come round very fast but everything we wanted to get done has now been achieved! We would both like to thank everyone that came on saturday night and sunday afternoon to see ...

I'm home! (but you can still call me Rainman...), Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

I'm home! (but you can still call me Rainman...)

A travel blog entry by twig

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... , even on British Airways, has rarely been acknowledged as a prime location for dreamcatching. After spending a night in London, I returned to Winchester and can now be found aimlessly wandering from room to room, wondering when I'm going to get round to ...

And so the Adventure Begins!, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

And so the Adventure Begins!

A travel blog entry by jms79

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After a year of planning and saving we're finally off on our trip. We caught our flight from London Heathrow airport to Vancouver with Air Canada. The flight took approx 10 hours. On approach to Vancouver the plane decended over the Rocky ...

Wet in Winchester, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Wet in Winchester

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... tea this morning!  Today was "sort yourselves out" day and "get to know your van" day.  Why we ended up in Winchester is a bit of a mystery - I think we were headed for Ted Johns, an old army mate of mine, used to race enduros with him, but he ...

The starting point, home dec 06, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

The starting point, home dec 06

A travel blog entry by rossbenbronwen

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Here we go then, the start of our dream of a lifetime. We have Bronwen, he is our 1981 Land rover 101 ambulance. He is in stunning two tone paint and our friend (i hope). After viewing several vehicles we decided he was our best option being Ex MOD but ...

One week to go!, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

One week to go!

A travel blog entry by rossbenbronwen

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Well here we are, with one week to go, absolutely everything is total panick! However, Bronwen has been behaving herself and the tuning done last month seems to have worked a treat and she is running as smooth as ever. We have also been busy on her, got ...

Getting close!, Winchester, still! but not for long!, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting close!

A travel blog entry by rossbenbronwen

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Well, here we are, still in Winchester and with only 2 months to go. The past year and a half since we started planning this trip has flown by, it is really scary, we really do not know where the time has gone! Ben, is still working flat out earning loads ...

Gatwick, a Girl and a Glowing Christmas, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Gatwick, a Girl and a Glowing Christmas

A travel blog entry by jingles

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... me and Pixie bumped into each other!  ...lots of the aforementioned kissing ensued... (don't travel without a toothbrush handy!) Winchester is a great little city steeped in history.  There was a giant brass band playing in the ...

Life is a long distance highway, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Life is a long distance highway

A travel blog entry by travelmonster

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Okay, so today, a new decade in my life opens, another chapter to begin, another blank page that I can fill with what I want - yes I am 40 today. The last ten years has been a time for change, for growth and for reflection. During this time, the most ...

Winchester: A Step into English History, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Winchester: A Step into English History

A travel blog entry by jiyen1213

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Hi all, Greetings from Winchester. Now that I have been in the United Kingdom for a little over 2 weeks, I was glad to take a daytrip out of the hustle and bustle of London and spend a beautiful, sunny January day in the historic English capital of ...

Southhampton - Chertsey, Southhampton, United Kingdom travel blog

Southhampton - Chertsey

A travel blog entry by janterry

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"Longleat". A well appointed residence with very royal connections now famous for its Lion Safari park, previously famous for its huge maze, previously famous for its Capability Brown designed grounds, previously famous as the family home of the Duke of ...

Winchester, wow it's nicer than I was expecting..., Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Winchester, wow it's nicer than I was expecting...

A travel blog entry by darrenhough74

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So we got up fairly early after a disturbed sleep... seems we parked opposite the university student accomodation. So there was a fair bit of foot traffic going by during the night. Having said that I remember my Uni days and i can safely say that I was ...

One month to go!!!, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

One month to go!!!

A travel blog entry by rossbenbronwen

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Well here we are people, exactly one month to go until we leave for our big trip! Bronwen has been playing up unfortunately, and we have had several minor setbacks. The MOT was a little bit more demanding than we thought, however, this was all sorted out ...

walking carpets and sausages sausages sausages, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

walking carpets and sausages sausages sausages

A travel blog entry by daily4

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proper England now eh!? this sit is a luck out. very popular place. tons of stuff to see and do. the dog that comes with the house is, well, let's just say I'm earning the keep with this one. he's a tricky little bugger. using his extreme cuteness as a ...

Familiar Territory, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Familiar Territory

A travel blog entry by darrenhough74

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... loose ends we needed to tie up in London and was best to take a more direct route. That said it was too far to go in one hit. This is how we ended up back in Winchester - quite unintentional. It just happend to be in the right place at the right time. ...

Home Time, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Home Time

A travel blog entry by simonandflo

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Simon: So we've been at home now for about 5 weeks, and I'm pretty well bored, and ready to leave! We've practice packed (see pictures), booked loads of stuff, and now we only have 68 hours until our flight leaves from London Heathrow Terminal 5 at 13:40 ...

More Photos from Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

More Photos from Winchester Cathedral

A travel blog entry by monroefischer

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... may very well have been colourfully painted hundreds of years ago, but the paint has long gone by the wayside. One of Winchester's famous gems is the Winchester Bible, executed between about 1160 and 1175.  Unfortunately, no photography of the Bible ...

What could POSSIBLY go wrong?!, Martyr Worthy, United Kingdom travel blog

What could POSSIBLY go wrong?!

A travel blog entry by mattmorgan8

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Hello and welcome! I thought this blog would be a nice way to keep people updated with what was going on during my travels. The plan is very loose, but basically we'll be 'doing' SE Asia for about 7 weeks and then driving around South Island New Zealand ...

The Old-School Capital of England, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

The Old-School Capital of England

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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... us out to Winchester for the afternoon while Pip stayed home as he had a few chores to do and some football to watch. Winchester was the capital of England until the Normans invaded and changed it to London. We started by walking along the river ...

It's good to go travellin'......, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

It's good to go travellin'......

A travel blog entry by sheppard

... !! Mum and Dad picked us up in a stretch limo - complete with champagne - a fantastic way to be met and the journey back to Winchester sped by. So now what? I wish I knew! I have chosen to withdraw my teaching application for this year - I felt I was ...

Tim and Jan in Winchester, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Tim and Jan in Winchester

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... was packed full. Thankfully the rest of the trip we were able to find some seats and so it went quite quickly. We arrived in Winchester about 4.30 and were greeted by Tim (same Tim I had picnic with the other day) who then took us for a little tour ...

Back by overwhelming popular demand!, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Back by overwhelming popular demand!

A travel blog entry by twig

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Perhaps the title is a little exaggerated, but I was desperate to say it. In fact, the extent of 'popular demand' could be interpreted from a number of quotes from 'friends': "Hey, I read your blog. Some of it anyway. Mexico, right?" "Hey, I didn't ...

Bye Bye Blighty!, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Bye Bye Blighty!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... to research it yourselves!!   Needless to say, the alcohol had been flowing for a while by then.  We are now outside of Winchester again, ready to catch up with a dear friend of mine, Ted Johns, over 80 and still racing dirt bikes ...now that's ...

Ancient Winchester, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Ancient Winchester

A travel blog entry by monroefischer

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Today I got a personal tour around ancient Winchester by a former American college friend who sings as a lay clerk (pronounced clark) in the Winchester Cathedral Choir.  Lay clerks are the men who sing with the boys to complete all parts of a ...

Stonehenge, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by marsgrl200

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... live in a family village right outside the Army base, which is in the middle of nowhere (I think the nearest city is Winchester? I don't remember). Her house is a nice size though with three bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. The first night we were ...

Finally, we've left london!!! Yay!!!, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Finally, we've left london!!! Yay!!!

A travel blog entry by darrenhough74

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... down the freeway.  7pm Dinner stop at KFC... hmm things aren't starting off on a healthy foot.  We see a sign for Winchester, it is closer that Salisbury so we head there instead. 8;30pm Found a nice park on a back street good spot to ...

40th Birthday Celebrations, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

40th Birthday Celebrations

A travel blog entry by travelmonster

... with each of them doing something to ensure that it was special for me, for which I am truly grateful. John took me to Winchester where he had booked an overnight stay in an old country manor house and a beautiful romantic dinner for us. Caroline has been ...

Winchester & the Southern Cathedrals Festival, Winchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Winchester & the Southern Cathedrals Festival

A travel blog entry by monroefischer

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... Cathedrals Festival which is four days of services and concerts with the choirs of Chichester, Salisbury and Winchester.  Yesterday's festivities included a Sung Eucharist (communion service), Choral Evensong (late afternoon service without ...

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