Travel Blogs from Croydon, United Kingdom

London Rain, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

London Rain

A travel blog entry by tpelaia

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This won't be a long and elabourate entry.  We decided to travel into the city today.  The train system is thorough but complex.  So many trains and subway lines it can be overwhelming.  It was a beautiful morning. The sun was out and clear skies. ...

The Final Flight, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

The Final Flight

A travel blog entry by derekandjo

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... on 28th February after a 27 hour flight we landed at London Heathrow. Wet and cold after a 1 and a half hour bus trip we are back in Croydon and it is bleak. So after 1 whole year we are safe and sound and ready for our next adventure ...

Shepherds Pie here we come !, Purley, United Kingdom travel blog

Shepherds Pie here we come !

A travel blog entry by robinstride

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Not quite Thailand but a welcome night at my Brothers in Purley, and probably after all the rice and noodles, a Shepherds Pie with potatoes and gravy ...

Motorway's, South Norwood, United Kingdom travel blog

Motorway's

A travel blog entry by travandkel

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We had our first "full english breakfast" which includes bacon, eggs, sausage, beans, mushrooms, tomato and black pudding. When he expained black pudding contained blood and other stuff that sounds like Scottish Haggus, i tuned out to give myself the ...

Weekly Wrap Up 2.0, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Weekly Wrap Up 2.0

A travel blog entry by aus_ambo_abroad

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... hotel with everyone else in our group as the apartment was booked for this week. This meant another stroll through the streets of Croydon lugging 50kg of luggage behind us. After checking in to the hotel we walked through Croydon and had a look around as ...

Oxford University and London, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Oxford University and London

A travel blog entry by bizarreirishsta

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Our morning began with a short drive to Oxford College. Helen gave us a tour around Radcliffe Square and the outside if the library. It is one of three copyright libraries in England, which means that any piece of work that is publish, needs to send a ...

Ghvh, South Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Ghvh

A travel blog entry by beanfamily

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A bit of shopping and a bit of work, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

A bit of shopping and a bit of work

A travel blog entry by johnhadfield

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Good news this morning was that Nicholas is having a training/experience day tomorrow at the Country Comfort. If he passes he will be on their casual list of staff. This is good news. Sheila Guymer has invited us to formal Sunday Dinner at Emma College, ...

BBQ, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

BBQ

A travel blog entry by neiltt

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  I arrived in London on Thursday the 26th, several days early to meet see my cousins Dawn, Khalid, and their two children Aaminah aged 4, and Aasiah aged 2.  However when I arrived at their house and checked email I found that my program had ...

The first of many posts?, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

The first of many posts?

A travel blog entry by korfer

So welcome to my blog. The hope is that as I travel around Asia, Oz and NZ I will keep you all up to date with all my goings on.  The plan is pretty simple, to see a bit more of the world than Victoria, where I currently ...

Getting ready to leave, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting ready to leave

A travel blog entry by roastbeefnolive

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So we have less than 1 week to go before we set off on our many travels to see the world! I've put most of our locations into the blog and we promise to add photos and comments from each place we visit. Wish us luck. ...

Goodbye UK (for now), Beckenham, United Kingdom travel blog

Goodbye UK (for now)

A travel blog entry by vanessahaynes

As you all know, for the last few months I have been planning my trip to Australia.  Well the date has finally arrived, and I thought it would be a good idea to keep you updated on my travels.  Hopefully I will be able to update on a regular ...

A full day, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

A full day

A travel blog entry by downunder08

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After getting into the airport at 7:30 am...we drove to Runnymede and walked to see wherew the Magna Carta was signed....then onto Hampton Court Palace, home of King Henry VIII. We slept on the way to the hotel, ate dinner at a mall and got to do some ...

London Finale, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

London Finale

A travel blog entry by bizarreirishsta

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Our morning started with another train and tube ride to a building where we met Nicholas Bennett, a former member of parliament as well as a current judge and elected member of his borough. He provided a lot of information about the royal family and ...

Walking Tour of London, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Walking Tour of London

A travel blog entry by bizarreirishsta

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Today we got to try our hand at getting 41 people on the train and tube, in the same car at the same time and we did it quite successfully on three different occasions. We had a day with tones of waking through the city on London and the kids did a ...

What am I forgetting?, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

What am I forgetting?

A travel blog entry by carlosvanvegas

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So it's the final weekend here in Blighty, knowing that my thoughts are half here and half on the hoilday time's a ticking and my thoughts are 'What have I forgotten to do...?'  My mind is being pulled in a 1000 different directions right now. I ...

Adios England, hello Malaysia, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Adios England, hello Malaysia

A travel blog entry by monkey_moore

So I've known for a while that I was leaving and needed to organise what I was taking with me, storing with friends/family, donating to charity and what I had to throw away as couldn't find a suitable home for it however I was still sorting through stuff ...

Parrots in England.., Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Parrots in England..

A travel blog entry by ellenpod

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So I found a pet shop in my suburb and thought I'd check out their avian ...

Purley, Purley, United Kingdom travel blog

Purley

A travel blog entry by amy_goes

I bussed back to London and spent a few days with friends south of the city and stashed my suitcase with them, buying a lighter shoulder bag to use for the next part of the trip.  I decided to bus to Italy - not a good idea in retrospect but I was ...

We Have a Home!!!, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

We Have a Home!!!

A travel blog entry by aus_ambo_abroad

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Another early start, but we had an early night last night so we're feeling pretty good! After sorting out a few issues with our flat, we headed to the bank to open an account. It's not like Australia where you just walk in and open an account, you need ...

Last Port 'O Call, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Last Port 'O Call

A travel blog entry by lesliel

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... whether I should say yes, oui, si or ya. We then grabbed a taxi to head to our hotel. When we booked the hotel it said Croydon, London. So we thought it was in London. Uh, NO! It is attached to London but took us almost an hour to get here. That being ...

This is It!!!, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

This is It!!!

A travel blog entry by korfer

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Well after a year of planning, various health checks, injections, visiting Blacks quite a lot, hours on the Internet searching, the bag is now packed and the head is now shaved so I think I'm ready to go.   I've just looked ...

Ready to go- 3 Midwives can be called in Cambodia!, Purley, United Kingdom travel blog

Ready to go- 3 Midwives can be called in Cambodia!

A travel blog entry by minib2

Just over 24 hours to go and I am sooooo ...

Lunch  with friends and a bit of (missed) ringing, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Lunch with friends and a bit of (missed) ringing

A travel blog entry by johnhadfield

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I was up bright and early to catch the tram into East Croydon so I could join the ringers at St Peter's. I hadn't rung to confirm ringing which was a major mistake. For reasons best know only to themselves - certainly the Minister did not know - they did ...

Relax Time, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Relax Time

A travel blog entry by tpelaia

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... , eating and doing laundry!   It was great to sleep in a large comfortable bed, just like home!!   Today we just walked about Croydon, shopped and hung out.  Croydon is a great town with no tourists, aside from me! My friend took me through the ...

The Day I Faced My Karma, Purley Way Forest , United Kingdom travel blog

The Day I Faced My Karma

A travel blog entry by dajuanawilliams

It's New Year's Day and I must go meet the Green Knight at the Green Chapel. I'm not sure if this is where the Green Chapel is, but its this rugged place where with nothing is in sight and the sound of a blade being sharpened.At this point I am ...

Sebastian's travelling bunk, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Sebastian's travelling bunk

A travel blog entry by johnhadfield

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Part of the reason Carmen and Pete bought their Chevrolet Astro van was to do a bit of camping. It was fine with just the two of them, but Sebastian needs a bed too! Pete had the idea of building a simple bunk out of 50mm PVC pipe. It doesn't have to be ...

A day for friends, Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

A day for friends

A travel blog entry by tweetygirl

Today I had a nostalgia day were I relived my two London 'lives' (1999-2001 and 2003/04) ... First I met up with a friend from my time teaching special needs at the Livity School (03/04) which was just lovely! I then headed to the other side of ...

Off to a flying start  (thanks to BA!), Beckenham, United Kingdom travel blog

Off to a flying start (thanks to BA!)

A travel blog entry by yogurtfinders

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Our last days at home were spent frantically trying to minimise the amount we were taking and at the same time checking we had everything we would need, we both removed much of what we wanted take knowing we would still have too much! We got to Char's ...

Test :), Croydon, United Kingdom travel blog

Test :)

A travel blog entry by rose13

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A test blog.. to see how easy this is... and the result? very! ...