Travel Blogs from Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

Soon be going back to Africa, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Soon be going back to Africa

A travel blog entry by neilandchris

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... tent, ground tent, fridge, sand ladders, winch, jerry cans etc.  Really looking forward to it. Countries we are planning on visiting include South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Botswana, and a return visit to Swaziland where we hope to meet up with some ...

Day Thirty Six, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Day Thirty Six

A travel blog entry by loganriddick

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Went to the Biddulph Moor Gardens with Sybil today. The gardens are a quite extensive and unique collection of private smaller gardens connected by mazes, hidden pathways, and gazebos of sorts. Definitely wanna come back here some day. ...

Nemisis, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Nemisis

A travel blog entry by garibaldi

... .  I think this was like disney land lots of little villages.  Great rides lots of fun until the Nemisis.  Poor Trent!!! The Nemisis got him and he was sick although laughing while he was being sick.  This is where the shoes lay in ...

Porcelain, the Old-Fashioned Way, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Porcelain, the Old-Fashioned Way

A travel blog entry by shadowmadow

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... of the outside. I know, you are all relieved. According the Wedgwood history, Josiah Wedgwood took the pottery industry in Stoke-on-Trent from being nothing much, to something spectacular in a short period of time. He was the youngest of 11 children and ...

Very EXcited !!, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Very EXcited !!

A travel blog entry by hartlg0

Tomorrow we are off to Kathmandu, Nepal to teach english in a monastery.  We will be teaching small monks (monklets!) for two hours a day in their monastery.  We are so excited but nervous aswell, we will try and upload photots and videos over ...

To Stoke and beyond - (fuel), Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

To Stoke and beyond - (fuel)

A travel blog entry by bimble

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... not see them. I had planned to stop on the moorings tonight however when they failed to appear we decided to push on through Stoke to Harecastle tunnel, 12.5 miles later and 14 locks we arrived on the visitor moorings at Westport lake about a mile from ...

Harecastle Tunnel-Heartbreak Hill-Rain, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Harecastle Tunnel-Heartbreak Hill-Rain

A travel blog entry by bimble

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... reverting to sunshine and very heavy showers. The canal from Kidsgrove passes through lovely rolling rural countryside, no doubt a pleasure on a sunny day and not unpleasant on a wet day. Today's deliberate mistake - forgetting to close the top paddle ...

Travel day, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Travel day

A travel blog entry by dawnc

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29 August Safely in Stoke on Trent after a two stage train trip, at what I thought was an exorbitant price - 54 pounds. Bus for tomorrow, further, at half the cost. I couldn’t book for Cheddar, but will get to Bristol at 1 pm so should have  ...

It Begins!, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

It Begins!

A travel blog entry by ryanbrain

Well, my little adventure begins here, in Stoke-on-Trent! I found out about going to Denmark in September, and since then I've been planning how to get there. At first I look at getting the plane straight to Copenhagen, but that's a far too mediocre ...

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On to "The Potteries"

A travel blog entry by dr.cummins

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We then drove to Wedgwood to the home of the famous Wedgwood pottery. The whole area is called "the potteries" because there are man potteries there besides Wedgwood. I went there because the Darwin and Wedgwood families were friends and interrelated ...

Charlie goes Adventuring in Thailand PART 1, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Charlie goes Adventuring in Thailand PART 1

A travel blog entry by tobephair

... , I talk about Thailand in general, why I wanted to go and what I was expecting. Traveling from my home in Stoke on Trent, I board a plane from Heathrow for Bangkok via Mumbai. It was a long flight filled with rubbish movies but a decent and friendly ...

Mh, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Mh

A travel blog entry by chask

We went to ...

A Bit of Baseball with a Homerun, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

A Bit of Baseball with a Homerun

A travel blog entry by annhobbs

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... run!!!! So glad to see what we did! We tried to find somewhere to eat, and the places we saw had packed parking lots. So on our way back to Stoke we found a pub, around 8:00 or so - The Red Cow. Traditional British food and I had a pint of Bombadier ...

Day-1, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Day-1

A travel blog entry by the-uglyheads

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We set off on a wee barge, Crazy Maise, yesterday from outside Stoke at the Festival Park Marina. Plan is to navigate around the four counties ring, some 109 miles. Nice and leisurely. After training,we set of through Stoke although you wouldn't know ...

A Good Friday for Cranes, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

A Good Friday for Cranes

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... few weeks have been notable only for their complete lack of success but the species had been reported from Berry Hill in Stoke-on-Trent for the past few days at another traditional location where they stop over during migration. They breed in fairly wild ...

‘I want to see mountains again...', Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

‘I want to see mountains again...'

A travel blog entry by aldebaran

... doing, so if you want to check out what I’m up to, this is the place to do it.  I’m really looking forward to going - the first real act will be packing, and then we head out on a plane next Thursday morning. So, until then, Kieran <3 ...

Mud Everywhere !!!!, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Mud Everywhere !!!!

A travel blog entry by pmaustin

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... Stone giving us a target of about 40miles today. We woke to pouring rain and wind. Got ready for the wet day, waterproofs, plastic bags on feet, hood up under hat so that the rain doesn't run down the back of your neck….. Here we go,,, the lady ...

Middlewich to Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Middlewich to Stoke-on-Trent

A travel blog entry by jamesandhazel

... and open the door for us. They close a large door over the entrance and suck fresh air through with a huge fan. At Stoke on Trent we stopped at Middleport Pottery and Hazel bought some blue and white bits for home. We got permission to moor there the ...

Videos and photos various, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Videos and photos various

A travel blog entry by hartlg0

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Still having grest time will update blog later on finally manged to get some more pics on ...

Look Who We Found at the Airport, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Look Who We Found at the Airport

A travel blog entry by annhobbs

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... at all. Ok that told me she would sleep in the car. Portia got us out of London, and we headed to our destination, Stoke On Trent. It was about a 2.5 hr drive. Mostly we were on the Motorway so the going was good. And I could get a coffee. Starbucks ...

Back to our roots, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to our roots

A travel blog entry by neilandchris

... to land, and it's the same for those waiting to take off.  A stay at Premier Inn was already booked and very welcome after a 24 hr plus flights.  Food and bed plus sleep was really needed.  Tomorrow we have the bus journey back up to ...

May 6: Trip to Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

May 6: Trip to Hanley

A travel blog entry by drewjmorris

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... or so of shopping, we went to eat a restaurant called Party at the Pub which had good cheap food and also was showing the Manchester United game (they won, but not by enough!). Since it is a Sunday, we ate then left back for Stoke. We are now booking our ...

Day Twenty Nine, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Day Twenty Nine

A travel blog entry by loganriddick

Had breakfast and played scrabble with my great great aunt once removed (?), 209 to 342, my win. She is 82 and a mother of one son Paul, whom I met last night. His son Jamie is in a metal band that once played at a KISS concert and Paul's daughter ...

Our British Adventure, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Our British Adventure

A travel blog entry by rlstout

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We had a great time in England. We visited Stoke-on-Trent where I met my cousin for the first time, and learned a lot more about my family history. Then it was off to Blackpool for a long weekend at the beach. We made day trips to Fleetwood, Lytham, and ...

A bit of a twitch, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

A bit of a twitch

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... decent pics, and then the bird flew off into the distance. There was another rarity nearby - a Lesser Whitethroat in Fenton Park, Stoke-on-Trent. This species breeds in the UK in the summer but for one to stay over winter is highly unusual. We stopped at ...

5. Stoke marathon, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

5. Stoke marathon

A travel blog entry by sarahbooth

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5. Stoke marathon 26.2 miles (131) 6.52 MPH 4:01:16 ...

Link to all the Beijing pics!, Stoke On Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Link to all the Beijing pics!

A travel blog entry by adrianpritchard

So I'm back and straight into one of two nightshifts! I'll update the last two saved entries from my laptop soon but here's the link to all the Beijing pics! ...

Manchester to Stole-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Manchester to Stole-on-Trent

A travel blog entry by malinda65

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July 18, 2010 Manchester to Stoke-on-Trent Had a good night’s rest. I had to use both pillows last night due to the extreme softness of them. When I woke up about 6:15 a.m., my head had sunk so far down that all I could see was white on either side ...

Day Thirty, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Day Thirty

A travel blog entry by loganriddick

Hung out with Sybil and then with her son Paul and his wife Anne at the Green Star pub where their son Jamie was performing with his band. Metal pushing heavy metal; alright but much too ...

Our cracking leaving part - Karaoke Chaos!, Stoke-on-trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Our cracking leaving part - Karaoke Chaos!

A travel blog entry by jenandmart

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... talking to everyone but I am sure at this point our travel tales were wearing a bit thin ,the usual leg air guitar / falling on the floor / pants flashing trick was performed by Jenny and Sarah before we headed back to our lovely little home ( which we ...