Travel Blogs from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

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Early morning exercise, Fazeley, United Kingdom travel blog

Early morning exercise

A travel blog entry by hazelgault

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Thursday 24th 4 miles 4 locks  My self appointed task in the morning is to seek out somewhere to buy a daily newspaper. This has taken me on some amazing walks and is a real test of my memory. Some of you reading this will know what my sense of ...

Walking at Monsal Head, Monsal Head, United Kingdom travel blog

Walking at Monsal Head

A travel blog entry by semiquaver

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09 June 07   After an enormous breakfast at B&B we got in the car and headed for Monsal Head.  We are not experienced walkers so wanted somewhere that was not too strenuous but was a good example of the area.  A close study of the OS ...

Ben's epic walk!, Kinglsey, United Kingdom travel blog

Ben's epic walk!

A travel blog entry by trishandben

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... a few more of you are checking out this website. :) After leaving that canal I joined the Gritstone Trail and then the Staffordshire Way, which today included the Calden Canal which was beautiful with all the wild flowers, butterflies and ...

Det börjar närma sig, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Det börjar närma sig

A travel blog entry by surrburken

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Hur startar man egentligen en blogg? Ja inte vet jag, för detta är första gången jag bloggar, men nu är det i alla fall gjort. Två och en halv vecka kvar till avresa så det är väl ganska lagom att starta upp Surrburken nu. Har varit ganska ...

Sista dagen på jobbet avklarad, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Sista dagen på jobbet avklarad

A travel blog entry by surrburken

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Efter en dag på jobbet som mest ägnats åt att äta kakor och säga hej då (och så lite VM-sprint förstås) har jag nu lämnat in passerkortet för gott. Helt sjukt, nu ska man inte jobba på ett år eller så, känns lite lätt bisarrt. Har inte ...

Pentecost, Hopwas, United Kingdom travel blog

Pentecost

A travel blog entry by hazelgault

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Sunday 27th After arriving in Fazely on Thursday we decided to stay till after church today, using the time to do a few bits of maintenance on Charis. We did move up to the junction, opposite Peel's Wharf where we had an excellent mooring - on rings, not ...

Edinburgh back to Leek, Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh back to Leek

A travel blog entry by auntie_bev

My last day in Scotland was once again spent just wondering around in the beautiful sunshine and then off on a bus back to my Nan's for a few more days. I booked on the internet and they were going to send me down to Birmingham, where I would have to ...

The bikes are ready for shipment, Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

The bikes are ready for shipment

A travel blog entry by adventurescot

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On 15th Jan 2011 I loaded up the Transalp and discovered the suspension needed a bit of adjustment as the centre of the bike was just about hitting the road surface. With that all done I was off to Carlisle where I met up with Scott on his Triumph Tiger. ...

Warm house, hot water, own bed...bliss, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Warm house, hot water, own bed...bliss

A travel blog entry by tayka

After all the driving I have done in Murvi over the last few weeks, driving on the right feels normal. So now that we are back England I have to remind myself to drive on the left. From the ferry we had at least a 5-hour drive in the dark, along the ...

Hidden Treasure, Kidsgrove, United Kingdom travel blog

Hidden Treasure

A travel blog entry by hazelgault

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Wednesday 6th miles 3 tunnel (2926yds) single passage through Harecastle Hill Went out for my pre breakfast walk to buy a newspaper, bread and milk from Tunstall which is only a short walk (about 15 minutes) from the lake. There is an Aldi and an Asda ...

Hot and sunny, huzzah!, Rugeley, United Kingdom travel blog

Hot and sunny, huzzah!

A travel blog entry by hazelgault

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Monday 28th Miles 8 Locks 3   We began the day by saying that we were not going very far. Just up to Fradley Junction or around the corner - first nice mooring. We ended up going twice as far as we anticipated because the Trent and Mersey canal is ...

Getting ready for the off...well trying, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting ready for the off...well trying

A travel blog entry by timsinoz

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Right now Im typing in Stoke-on-Trent, at my parents house. Whilst setting up this blog I'm also trying to sort out all of the last bits and bobs of sorting out my travels. I've set up a Aussie bank account, bought an International Driving Permit, ...

Too tired, Rugeley, United Kingdom travel blog

Too tired

A travel blog entry by hazelgault

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Tuesday 21st - Rugeley - Staffs 11 miles 4 locks Too tired to think today. At least you know where we are. ...

Lichfield, Lichfield, Australia travel blog

Lichfield

A travel blog entry by faff

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Arrived in Lichfield in the evening. We stayed at a bush camp near the big waterfall. We were pretty much the only ones there so we lit a fire and cooked up some found on one of those metal grates. Later on, a Maui camper van pulled in and Leon went over ...

Hey ho, let's go :D, Great Wyrley, United Kingdom travel blog

Hey ho, let's go :D

A travel blog entry by louisejapanese

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Hey, this is my new travel blog for my trip around the amazing, beautiful and sometimes downright bizzare country that is Japan! I'll be gone for about 16 days, in which time I hope to travel all over the place, from Osaka to Kyoto to Tokyo... it's ...

3 weeks to go!!, Staffordshire, United Kingdom travel blog

3 weeks to go!!

A travel blog entry by vicksanddan

Hi Everyone, Dan and I have set up this travelpod to ensure we can stay in touch with all our friends and family and to keep you posted of all our exciting adventures we have during our travels. Each time we update our journals, it will automatically ...

Home sweet home., Rugeley, United Kingdom travel blog

Home sweet home.

A travel blog entry by chrisandliz

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We left Bangkok and made the 13 hour flight back to London Heathrow; we were so glad to be back on English soil and excited about going home. We caught the National Express to Gatwick where Uncle Vic picked us up and took us to their home for the day. It ...

Leamington Spa to Stafford, Stafford, United Kingdom travel blog

Leamington Spa to Stafford

A travel blog entry by priceless

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We have a long day today, so we are up early.    Breakfast is from 7:00 am and even though we are down just a couple of minutes past the hour, we are not the first down for breakfast.   Many of the other guests ( the early ones at least ) ...

Goodbye!, Biddulph, United Kingdom travel blog

Goodbye!

A travel blog entry by judy.tagell

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I'm off to India in the morning! I'll try and post pictures as often as possible so if you want to follow my journey just check out the blog! :) Jude xx ...

Unemployed and out the caravan, Stafford, United Kingdom travel blog

Unemployed and out the caravan

A travel blog entry by drpymm

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This is our first day as jobless for a year! Boy does it feel good! We are out of the caravan (at last) and staying at our parents for the next week before head off on the 20th. It has been fun though! We can't wait to get started - we have never ...

Farewell to Stoke!, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Farewell to Stoke!

A travel blog entry by asphalt_pilgrim

Woke up this morning. Had that 'Red Letter Day' feeling. Steve obviously felt the same as we bumbled through the usual morning rituals, all the while thinking that today was not just another ordinary day. Having said goodbye to my esteemed host of ...

Varför? – Därför!, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Varför? – Därför!

A travel blog entry by surrburken

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När jag berättat för folk att jag tänkte göra denna resa har jag fått lite blandade reaktioner. De flesta är försiktigt positiva och tycker det verkar spännande och kul, en del blir till och med lite småavis och skulle gärna följa med. Andra ...

Day 54 - Meet in the Middle, Uttoxeter, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 54 - Meet in the Middle

A travel blog entry by charlief

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Following in the footsteps of ancestors today (relatives from both sides of the family came from the Derbyshire/Staffordshire borders)  as the path from Ilam takes me back towards the River Dove and on into the Midlands to pick up the Heart of ...

Day 55 - Rest Day, Uttoxeter, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 55 - Rest Day

A travel blog entry by charlief

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I'm actually in Shrewsbury staying with my lovely artist friend, Wren, who I met on a trip to Mali last year.  She's been showing me the sights and telling me all about her exciting projects (anyone able to get hold of a pair of Beckham's boots? ...

Day 56 - The Big Chill, Lichfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 56 - The Big Chill

A travel blog entry by charlief

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It's the coldest morning in May in 17 years! Brrr! The Staffordshire Way heads south from Uttoxeter through Abbots Bromley and then west to Rugeley with its huge power station. Here it's possible to pick up the Heart of England Way on Cannock Chase to ...

The Changeover, Stoke On Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

The Changeover

A travel blog entry by asphalt_pilgrim

An early start from London and back in Crewe by 9.15, shortly thereafter I had the slightly surreal experience of helping someone move into my flat. Many hands made light work and we had all of the stuff moved into the flat within 30 minutes. After a ...

Passage!, Stoke On Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Passage!

A travel blog entry by asphalt_pilgrim

So there we have it - the ferry is booked! I will be taking the 'King of Scandanavia' out of the country at 1700 on the 5th December. It's another one of those milestone events that forces one to reflect on the reality of the situation; however fear has ...

Packing and practising..., Rugeley, United Kingdom travel blog

Packing and practising...

A travel blog entry by chrisandliz

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Well we've finally got round to the packing bit - very stressful! Don't want to take too much because the rucksacks are heavy and don't want to take too little in case we need it! We've been practising carrying the rucksacks up the Chase filled with ...

Up To Jims Yard., BURTON ON TRENT, United Kingdom travel blog

Up To Jims Yard.

A travel blog entry by bri74

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Was up at 4.45am! Yes you read that correctly, 4.45am! Had some breky and got kitted out for the ride. Heated apparel at the ready and off we go at 5.30am. On my way in darkness and bloody freezin! Made it to the blue boys M&S before had to stop ...

3 weeks to go!, Rugeley, United Kingdom travel blog

3 weeks to go!

A travel blog entry by chrisandliz

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3 weeks to go and lots of planning to do. Struggling to see how to fit 6 months stuff into a rucksack. So far we have 3 days accommodation booked in Buenos ...

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