Travel Blogs from Bournemouth, United Kingdom

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Day 112 - 20 June - Off down the coast, Boscombe, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 112 - 20 June - Off down the coast

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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Wondering what to look at today and had seen Lulworth cove and castle in a few brochures around the place so decided to go and have a Captain Cook. Drove down the coast and took a detour near Lulworth to a spot called Durdle door on the Jurassic coast. ...

Day 106 - 14 June - A nothing day, Boscombe, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 106 - 14 June - A nothing day

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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Not a good one.  Reading, writing, TVing. I went for a walk up to the village but that was about it. Hopefullly tomorrow will bring us a much brighter day. ...

Day 104 - 12 June - Looking for our dream car, Boscombe, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 104 - 12 June - Looking for our dream car

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

Another overcast morning.  Went to the pub for a late breakfast - they advertise that they have the best breakfast.  Not too bad at all. Spent most of the day looking in the paper and on the internet for car sales.  Found a few that ...

Day 103 - 11 June - A walk in the local village, Boscombe, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 103 - 11 June - A walk in the local village

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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Woke to the sound of rain and an overcast sky - Welcome to England. As it was Saturday we wandered up to the village and there was a market in the mall.  Bought some cheap DVD's as the unit has a player and a nice big tv.   Bought some ...

Day 109 - 17 June - Stonehenge and a big church, Boscombe, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 109 - 17 June - Stonehenge and a big church

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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Had a look at the map and saw we weren't far from Stonehenge so thought we'd take the opportunity to go for a look. They say television makes things look bigger than they are and that was certainly the case here...we were expecting something larger. The ...

new chapter......., Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

new chapter.......

A travel blog entry by bekstaarr

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well, after residing and working in Bournemouth for nearly 9 months (eesh!) it's time to pack up and head on over to 'the continent' for a new adventure.... YAY!! I've only ventured over there twice before, so am itching to go back..... finally get to see ...

Day 115 - 23 June - Isle of Wight, Boscombe, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 115 - 23 June - Isle of Wight

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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Decided to drive to the famous Isle of Wight – set off in the morning – drove to the ferry terminal – had to wait about ½ hour then drove onto ferry – a huge drive on one – once parked, we had to leave the car and go ...

Visiting family in England, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Visiting family in England

A travel blog entry by clandybar

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... used our final "Great Escapade" ticket to travel back to England via Singapore. Once at Heathrow, we took an evening bus to Bournemouth where my uncle Mike picked us up. We spent a few days with Ann and Mike touring the sites and eating some ...

Herbiedacious, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Herbiedacious

A travel blog entry by chrisandpaula

At Herbie and ...

Day 113 - 21 June - More stones & the Magna Carta, Boscombe, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 113 - 21 June - More stones & the Magna Carta

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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Had another day on the road today.   We had been told about another area nearby, similar to Stonehenge called Avebury, it is the largest stone circle in Europe, and is one of the best known prehistoric sites in Britain.  So off we ...

Here we Go, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Here we Go

A travel blog entry by hillbill98

It began on fri 4th Feb, it was my last day of work with the wonderful BT. The anticipation was building, as 6 o'clock approached and the work rate dropped further and further the giggling and spontaneous laughter increased. Finally it hit 6pm and I ...

Day 102 - 10 June - Hello Blighty, Boscombe, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 102 - 10 June - Hello Blighty

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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Had a sleep in. I got up and organised the bags, no one else was awake so I wandered up to the local post office to try and send a parcel but could not make myself understood.  Walked back to Johnny's, woke Leon up and had a few hours to chat with ...

Day 16, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 16

A travel blog entry by jbrashercfc

Today is our last day in Bournemouth. I don't have anything planned this morning except to get my travelogues all posted. I woke up at 7:20am with the feeling of what to do from my To Do list. Do I work on travelogues? Do I pack to see if I can get ...

Day 2, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by jbrashercfc

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... encountered was a cemetery with a Jewish section and synagogue. We had seen several Jewish men walking around the streets of Bournemouth so I was quite intrigued to see a special section in the cemetery for the Jewish community. All of the headstones ...

Day 108 - 16 June - Some of the south coast, Boscombe, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 108 - 16 June - Some of the south coast

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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Weather overcast but decided to go for a drive.  Headed west this time for Corfe Castle ruins at Corfe.  Parked car and walked towards track, met a lovely old lady walking her horse and stopped and had a pat and a chat - she knew a lot about ...

Day 105 -13 June - We buy a car !!!!, Boscombe, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 105 -13 June - We buy a car !!!!

A travel blog entry by wagaitwanderers

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... find a car straight away then it would be a good idea to hire one to get around to look at them. Decided to catch the bus into Bournemouth to look for a car hire place - just want to hire one for a couple of days while we look for a car to buy. Walked up ...

Back home, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Back home

A travel blog entry by malbet

Home for a while...catch up ...

More with our Curriculum Partners, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

More with our Curriculum Partners

A travel blog entry by englishmatt

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15 May Tuesday We spent today with our curriculum partners. We each left this morning at different times-Julie was traveling to London with a group of students to see a surrealist art show and Tory to the North Road campus. ...

Day 3, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by jbrashercfc

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... of the road from St. Andrews and Tory, being a huge fan of plants and flowers wanted to go and investigate. Bournemouth has a Garden which stretches approximately 1 mile through town with the sections... Upper Garden, Central Garden, and Lower ...

Boscombe, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Boscombe

A travel blog entry by dkjohansen

Bournemouth, well Boscombe really but it can't find it on the mappy thing. We left warm (yes you read it correctly) Edinburgh at about 8:20pm on our really roomy FlyBe Embraer aircraft, nice flight down to Southampton, got our silly hire car (Vauxhall ...

Student Feedback Forum, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Student Feedback Forum

A travel blog entry by vanwie

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... at CFC.  Following our tour of campus, we had dinner with Les and his wife Stella (who teaches at Bournemouth University).  Dinner was lovely and we had lively conversations about the educational systems in our respective countries.  ...

Day 1, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by jbrashercfc

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... before 10am and were through customs, baggage, and the like within 15 minutes. Very impressive. A taxi minivan was provided by Bournemouth & Poole College (B&P). Matt made the first faux pas of the trip and trip to get in on the wrong side of ...

Bereits fleissig am Lernen ^^, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Bereits fleissig am Lernen ^^

A travel blog entry by brina1988

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Die Schule hat mittlerweile begonnen. Und *juhuu* ich habe es in den Vorbereitungskurs für das FCE geschafft!! Wir haben abwechslungsweise einen halben Tag Schule und einen halben Tag frei. Heute hatte ich beispielsweise am Nachmittag Schule, ...

We made it!, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

We made it!

A travel blog entry by vanwie

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... 6:30am Houston time!).  Here we are at the hotel (with Julie as the photographer!): Val Holmes (an administrator from Bournemouth & Poole College--our exchange college) greeted us at the hotel at about 1pm, providing us with literature about ...

One week to go..., Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

One week to go...

A travel blog entry by tiddlywink

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Hi everyone, Well, one week to go and I'm feeling pretty nervous and excited. This time next week I will be somewhere in France. Thinking about saying goodbye to Bob and leaving the comfort of my bedroom is making me very choked up; I have to ...

Final leg, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Final leg

A travel blog entry by hillbill98

Sunday afternoon Kelly and I headed back to Bournemouth to have our own valentines day before she had to return to Plymouth the next day. I just like to say I love her so much and am going to miss her every day. Well guys, that's it. My first ...

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. ...

Day 5, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by jbrashercfc

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... left Lower Constitution Hill and Les Lees took us to his house for dinner with him and his wife, Stella. Stella works at Bournemouth University which isn't far from the Lansdowne location. We had a lovely dinner of Zanzibar Chicken, green beans and leeks, ...

Student Feedback Conference, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Student Feedback Conference

A travel blog entry by englishmatt

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Today was our chance to talk to Bournemouth and Poole College (BPC) students at a Student Feedback Conference and to get a tour of the other campuses in the BPC system (North, Lower Constitution Hill). After breakfast, we met Lawrence at the ...

Exploring the city, Bournemouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Exploring the city

A travel blog entry by vanwie

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... ; We found some other churches along the way and took pictures of these as well.     We also wandered through Bournemouth gardens; a quite long swath of land with a canal down the center. The flora was amazing and there was a small ...

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