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Train trip to Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom travel blog

Train trip to Leeds

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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After the taxi ride to Scarborough railway station we all had a cuppa before saying good-bye to Enzo and Sue. They were the first to catch a train on to the next leg of their journey. The rest of us caught a later train to York. Cathy and I had tickets ...

Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom travel blog

Manchester

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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Dave and I went up to Manchester on New Year's Day to see his parents and grandma for our re-arranged Christmas visit (originally we had arranged to be there from Boxing Day to the 29th, but then of course events took over). It was lovely to see them, as ...

London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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Blakey Ridge to Egton Bridge, Egton Bridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Blakey Ridge to Egton Bridge

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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So we have reached our penultimate day on the Coast to Coast walk. Tracy's leg is much less swollen so I reapplied the bandage more firmly ready for today. Breakfast was fantastic. Mary’s porridge was the best I’ve had since arriving in ...

London City, London, United Kingdom travel blog

London City

A travel blog entry by cristinaw

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London, a capital of Great Britain, is a place full of magical, details and excitement! I just love it! London Eye The London Eye is one of the largest observation wheels in the world. It stands 135 metres (443 feet) high on the western end of ...

TEST  PHASE COMPLETE., London, United Kingdom travel blog

TEST PHASE COMPLETE.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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Welcome to another episode of EM_TY's travel ramblings. Find our FACEBOOK page here for more photo's and updates.  TEST PHASE COMPLETE:  We had been on the road for over two weeks and on the long stretches of riding between stops I found ...

Bon Voyage!  Heathrow - day 1, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Bon Voyage! Heathrow - day 1

A travel blog entry by thetwodaves

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So, the day had finally arrived.  In the preceding few days, both Lauren and Ross were still frantically trying to tie-up loose ends in readiness for their flight of freedom.  For example, on a day that should have been for quiet time ...

Hiking up Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Hiking up Arthur's Seat

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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For my day 'in town' today, I decided that I needed to get 'out of town'.  As much as I've fallen love with old town Edinburgh, I can't handle another tourist shop.  Every other store or so, they are becoming a bit monotonous as they all ...

Difficult start to London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Difficult start to London

A travel blog entry by daveaway

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In the days leading up to my departure, I knew that the initial few days of my trip were going to be difficult. The situation hasn't been helped by the fact that London people (in general) are simply rude. They are snobby, inconsiderate and full of ...

Back to Blighty and Bristol beckons, Bristol, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to Blighty and Bristol beckons

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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And so we retuned to Blighty*. We arrived at Heathrow airport in glorious sunshine, having flown up the Thames and circled over London for a while, easily identifying the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, London Bridge, the Olympic grounds. It was ...

Kings, Queens and Double Decker Buses, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Kings, Queens and Double Decker Buses

A travel blog entry by nklenske

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Visit Klenske, Ink. It may have took us a bit longer to get here then expected, but we made it, just the next day. We flew out of Dubuque fine, but once we boarded our plane in Chicago, and sat there on the runway for two hours, we were told that it ...

Long Flight to London, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Long Flight to London

A travel blog entry by danly

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Nothing much to write about today.  Narita airport is around 90 minutes from Shinjuku station so by the time you add in the train from our hotel to Shinjuku time to get tickets etc, we had to get up at 6:30am for our flight at noon! The flight was ...

Beers of the World, Bristol, United Kingdom travel blog

Beers of the World

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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A little project during our travels was to sample the beers (and ciders) of the world. Here's some photos of those we loved and loathed, enjoyed and endured. Some photos were just too fuzzy to include. I wonder why?!*$!! Most notable were: ...

Old Hemel, Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom travel blog

Old Hemel

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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Dave and I visited Kate and Andrew in Hemel Hempstead this morning. First of all we admired all the decorating they'd done over the last few months and then we walked into town through Old Hemel. I took one or two photos. I think it's a shame that the ...

For inquisitive minds, Bristol, United Kingdom travel blog

For inquisitive minds

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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Here are our answers to some of the many questions we've been asked since our return to the UK – many 'best of' / 'worst of' questions, some techie kit questions, some just downright cheeky! It's been fun reflecting back over our travels, so thank ...

Another goodbye, Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom travel blog

Another goodbye

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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Another set of goodbyes, a smooth train journey to Gatwick in the middle of the night and a long, sleepless few hours in the terminal waiting area before I could go through security and bag checks. In comparison to my journey through here in September, ...

Flat's starting to look empty.... (Liz), London, United Kingdom travel blog

Flat's starting to look empty.... (Liz)

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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So we seem to be getting there.  The flat is efficiently almost empty with a whole 2.5 weeks until we leave.... It's good from an organisational perspective although quite depressing that I have no good clothes to wear until then!! Still have 3 Muse ...

Castleton amoung the Peaks, Hope, United Kingdom travel blog

Castleton amoung the Peaks

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Today was a lovely day of laundry and touring.  Managed to leave the campground by noon and set off to find Perivile castle:  an old castle built around 1066 after the Norman invasion and all that’s left is the watch keep.  Up an ...

Introduction, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Introduction

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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This travelogue will be the home to my upcoming journey around the world with my pal Vinny. The idea, in it's simplest form, is to go once around the globe without resorting to air travel. Along the way, we plan to watch England beat Brazil in the ...

Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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"You know why they put oxygen masks on planes? Oxygen gets you high. In a catastrophic emergency, you're taking giant panicked breaths. Suddenly you become euphoric, docile. You accept your fate. It's all right here. Emergency water landing - 600 miles ...

Fun and Frustration in England Lake District, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Fun and Frustration in England Lake District

A travel blog entry by benleah

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So, we set off to do something we'd been anticipating for quite a while. We visited a national park in England called the 'Lakes District’, which often spoken of by our English friends as a beautiful place to go, a ‘must visit’ in ...

Hadrian's Ego, Once Brewed, United Kingdom travel blog

Hadrian's Ego

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Arrival in the area of Hadrian’s Wall today.  What history!  Order to be built around 122AD it is an immense structure.  10’ wide and 15’ high, and spanning the country from coast to coast about 73 miles (although most ...

We arrive at our starting point., St. Bees, United Kingdom travel blog

We arrive at our starting point.

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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We went through some beautiful scenery along the way, then our semi-eventful train trip ended at the lovely village of St. Bees. A short, pleasant walk had us knocking on the door to Abbey Farm House B&B. We were greeted by Janet who quickly ...

Heavy frost, St Albans, United Kingdom travel blog

Heavy frost

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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When I saw the frost this morning I simply had to take a photo of the back ...

The Clock In San Dimas, Nottingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Clock In San Dimas

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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It's weird, you know. Less than three weeks to go before we set off on a journey that could take years. The amount of things there are to do is astounding. I've got to somehow move out of my flat, store my possessions I don't want to throw away at my ...

Taddy Bye!, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Taddy Bye!

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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Tears tears tears, not from me though. Got to the airport fine, Elle jumped in with her family and I drove with mine. Traffic north and south on the M25 so went through the middle. The time flew and it was time to say goodbyes and we were off. ...

Is that a bulldog? Oh Yes!, New Forest National Park, United Kingdom travel blog

Is that a bulldog? Oh Yes!

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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We arrived back from Winchester tired, so we rested for a bit and had dinner quite late.  Tuna and tomato pasta, cooked on our portable gas stove. Not bad... and while it was still cooking, a visitor bounded over and licked one of our plates! We ...

Up North to Beeston (Midlands really, I know ;-) ), Beeston, United Kingdom travel blog

Up North to Beeston (Midlands really, I know ;-) )

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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A lovely night's stay in Beeston with an old friend and her partner who will be having their first baby very soon. We caught up with each other, watched 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' (a film I've wanted to see ever since I first became aware of its ...

Week One in Merry Old England, Northampton, United Kingdom travel blog

Week One in Merry Old England

A travel blog entry by sutiramisu

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Already we have been in Merry Old England for a whole week.  Time flies when you are eating fish and chips on a daily basis.  We have been happily ensconced in the little village known as "Old", completely spared from the torrents of rain ...

Rest day, Richmond, United Kingdom travel blog

Rest day

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Our one and only rest day - and did we pick it?! Breakfast is not booked until 9.30am so we get a lie in. Outside, light rain is falling. It will continue to rain on and off all day and quite heavily overnight. But we don't care, because we are just ...

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