Travel Blogs from York, United Kingdom

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Old York, Old York, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Old York, Old York

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... .  Finally a place to see for a day or two.  After a week of struggling to get here, we’ve arrived. York is a fascinating old city build on Roman remains.  One of the first areas settled by the Romans, it dates back to 71AD.  ...

York - The Walled City, York, United Kingdom travel blog

York - The Walled City

A travel blog entry by flyin_bayman

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... and dotted with hundreds of sheep. Only the occasional seaside town and lighthouse broke up my counting of sheep! Exiting the York train station, I faced a huge fortress type wall that appeared to run forever to either side. My immediate concern was to ...

York, York, United Kingdom travel blog

York

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... not only the old town but the views that the Romans, Vikings, Anglo Saxons, and Normans had when they were defending york (it obviously had quite the tumultuous history changing hands so much). It was yet another wonderful experience. Although it is ...

York Pin, York, United Kingdom travel blog

York Pin

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Seeing Emily, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Seeing Emily

A travel blog entry by jose

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So when one of your best friends in the entire world has been in England two years, and you've barely seen her in 5, two days really isn't enough. For either of us. But we did get to catch up a little. And York is a lovely ...

borschky borschky bork, York York York, York, United Kingdom travel blog

borschky borschky bork, York York York

A travel blog entry by twittg

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i'm an alien i'm an illegal alien i'm an american in old York I took the train up to York today - it's super fast! Whoosh! I wandered around the city this afternoon checking out the sites (I've been here before). The wall walk was closed though due ...

And back to reality, York, United Kingdom travel blog

And back to reality

A travel blog entry by hilarya

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Home sweet home, and all that sort of thing! Well, at least I've woken up to a lovely bright morning, with the sun shining and the leaves on the trees in prime autumn colours. The first thing to say before I recap on the last stage of the journey ...

Starting to speak funny, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Starting to speak funny

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... may just be my imagination but distances feel much longer in miles than in kilometres. It was nearly 3pm by the time we reached York and we did the B & B search once again. Quite a lot already had no vacancy signs in their windows and the BOSS had to ...

The Spiritual Haven of the North, York, United Kingdom travel blog

The Spiritual Haven of the North

A travel blog entry by zento

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... opinion.    I had had enough of the church so I pulled Ed out and we walked around the tidy gardens surrounding York Mister, with its flower blossoms and its banks of daffodils and snowdrops.  We sat in a bench under a magnolia ...

York- City of Ghosts, or ducks?, York, United Kingdom travel blog

York- City of Ghosts, or ducks?

A travel blog entry by shmikes

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... are invited to buy the accompanying scratch and sniff postcard. Walking around the streets it is hard to miss the spires of York Minster stretching skyward. Surprisingly no one tries to charge you money to get in!! Going on a sunny day was perfect. ...

And it's bye bye to work and hello to ???, York, United Kingdom travel blog

And it's bye bye to work and hello to ???

A travel blog entry by hilarya

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Well, it's hello to Tatton Park actually cos that's my destination for tomorrow. Not many people realise that Tatton Park is the first stepping stone to Australasia, or should that be stepping stone to Manchester Airport? Whatever, I've just finished ...

Walking back in history, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Walking back in history

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... what I mean. After the mornings excitement, we went back into town do the free walking tour. This was conducted by volunteers from York Historical Society and the man who was our guide was excellent. We walked all over York and learned so much of its ...

York, England, York, United Kingdom travel blog

York, England

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... or Jorvik were used in every day speech. Today the early forms of York's name are still well known and although the Viking Kingdom of York no longer exists, its natural successor Yorkshire - 'the county of York' still takes its name from this ancient ...

York!, York, United Kingdom travel blog

York!

A travel blog entry by elizabessie

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... , Leah, and since I'm at a rather expensive internet cafe, I'll be keeping this short and writing more later. The town of York is incredible neat and steeped in history, they#ve roman remnants, Viking, Norman, as well as the present day midevial ...

Behold the Power of Intention!, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Behold the Power of Intention!

A travel blog entry by vivaciousbrandi

... internet cafe. I'm going to miss this place, it's really cool. On the docket for tomorrow is pack up my stuff, go to the York Minster (the oldest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe), go to the York Art Museum, and then meet back up with Brian, Ryan, ...

Bee-line to London, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Bee-line to London

A travel blog entry by erinbowley

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... made a Bee-line for London. We drove for 12 hours (making lots of pit stops along the way of course) and made it to York. This actually worked out for the best because on our way through York a week ago it rained the whole time, and we didn't get to see ...

Day 5, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by bethfisher

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... the bus in the middle of the freezing cold York. We headed as a group straight down to the Jorvik which a journey through York before the Vikings.   The first part of the journey we headed into a 'time machine' that took us back to the year ...

Mathew and Faye's Place, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Mathew and Faye's Place

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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Zig zagging our way, Peterborough. To York , United Kingdom travel blog

Zig zagging our way

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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... Getting into Asda without going down a one way road the wrong way, oh for a good navigator!!  Friday saw us heading to York via Stamford, Melton Mowbray (made me wish I was on a motor bike the roads were winding and hilly) Grantham, Nottingham & ...

Day 9 - York, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 9 - York

A travel blog entry by faff

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... checked into York Backpackers and had a brief look around. It was still raining outside so we went into a pub for dinner. York is a medieval town surrounded by a protective outer wall. York has influences from the Romans, Normans & Vikings. We went ...

Made glorious summer by this sun of York., York, United Kingdom travel blog

Made glorious summer by this sun of York.

A travel blog entry by mscoggin619

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... city in England, Edinburgh being my favorite Scottish city, and everywhere else is my 3rd.. The history goes back centuries. York Minster was originally built in around 300 AD, over the years it was destroyed and rebuilt with the present Minster being ...

York, Yorkshire, York, United Kingdom travel blog

York, Yorkshire

A travel blog entry by pasoa

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Quick update, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Quick update

A travel blog entry by vivaciousbrandi

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... then just turned it off. I'm feeling a lot better now than I did earlier. I am now drinking an orange mango smoothie drink thing, and ready to head out to York Minstrel. Only a few hours left in York, then it's Scotland here I come! Cheers! ...

York, York, United Kingdom travel blog

York

A travel blog entry by cheenosineurope

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... 's, King's Manor, past the Minster and down towards the Shambles again over two and a bit hours, describing the history since York's beginnings as a fort and telling stories. Went to Goji for a pumpkin soup. Strolled down to Clifford's Tower around which ...

York, York, United Kingdom travel blog

York

A travel blog entry by alex_merwin

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The following should illustrate well the difference between York and London. Our accommodations in London were 25 pounds per night, per person. For this we shared a 4 bed room and used a shared crapper and shower. It was clean, but with the lack of ...

Trips around York, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Trips around York

A travel blog entry by katenjosh

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Some photos of our weekend exploits around the countryside ...

Thomas Crapper and Dick Turpin, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Thomas Crapper and Dick Turpin

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana

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... packs they hauled. They said they were tired of the daily routine and the escape was worth the massive packs.  York's got its fair share of history: old minster, old Roman ruins, old statues, old streets, and old people.  Though, ...

In A Shambles Over Three Kinds Of Beer, York, United Kingdom travel blog

In A Shambles Over Three Kinds Of Beer

A travel blog entry by yearoftheshorts

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... 't feel right more I think about it. Leaving a note I head out the door and make for the station. Today I plan to spend in York. Mentioned by Michael, googling it shows me parts of Harry Potter was filmed here, and I love the idea of being one up on my ...

Rails and Trains, York, United Kingdom travel blog

Rails and Trains

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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... used by controllers now. What was cool was that the screens showed York station in real time, and just outside was a view of York stations and its platforms. So you could look at the screens and see a train arriving and on what tracks etc, then look ...

Ten weeks until we travel..., York, United Kingdom travel blog

Ten weeks until we travel...

A travel blog entry by ellissisters

After months and months of organising, planning and most of all waiting, we have started the ten week countdown. After booking our flights, it really made us realise IT IS HAPPENING. You can organise all you want however until you've ...

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