Travel Blogs from Birmingham, United Kingdom

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2 days to go, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

2 days to go

A travel blog entry by havena

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Just two days left before I fly to St Petersburg and I haven't packed a thing! This entry is just to see whether this thing works- I'm not sure how easy it will be to access and update whilst travelling but I'll do my best. After a lot of hassle with ...

Sleep and Rest are Finally My Friends Again, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Sleep and Rest are Finally My Friends Again

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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I got through customs with my enormous bunch of gladioli intact. The kids and Nick were there to welcome me home. I am so very glad I went to Nijmegen and conducted myself well. I got the medal and discovered some things about myself, and some tips for ...

Plan Batman!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Plan Batman!

A travel blog entry by melandsam

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Time is ticking and it is now only twenty three days until we fly off on The Big Trip. Yikes! What started with a daft conversation along the lines of "Do you know where I'd love to go…?" many moons ago and then kicked into gear with a visit to STA ...

Dream... Believe... Dare..., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Dream... Believe... Dare...

A travel blog entry by lilyloves

Birmingham International Airport... it's where the adventures started for me and the grown-up. There were lots of tears before, during and after! ...

It's official, summer started today, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

It's official, summer started today

A travel blog entry by hazelgault

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... shortly after breakfast. We stopped off for a couple of hours in Selly Oak to shop and have lunch then carried on into Birmingham city centre, mooring for the night in a little wharf near to Gas Street Basin and opposite the Groundworks offices. It was ...

So You Think You've Got Problems, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

So You Think You've Got Problems

A travel blog entry by dory

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Many of the rivers in Nepal require two more days to paddle.  One of our options here is to go unsupported, carrying all our own equipment.  Well, if I thought packing was an issue when going to the Phillippines then have a look at this! All ...

Bricks and mortar, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Bricks and mortar

A travel blog entry by chrisandpaula

Well we have gone and done it. We have bought a house in Birmingham. Hope to see you ...

Collecting the Visa's, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Collecting the Visa's

A travel blog entry by jim.brown

... of 3 o'clock & 4.30, please, to collect your Visa's.. So, just how do you entertain yourself for three & a half hours in Birmingham? 1. Walk down town. 20 minutes 2. Look around the shopping mall. 45 minutes 3. Order lunch (Pizza & chips). 3 ...

Planning the trip, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Planning the trip

A travel blog entry by jonandfinola

We decided that if we were ever going to really explore South America, now was the time.  We started making our plans and put together an itinerary of all the key places we wanted to visit and researched when would be the best time to visit.  ...

The long awaited return of the BLOG!!!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The long awaited return of the BLOG!!!

A travel blog entry by danfa

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... ;t so romantic but we didn’t see any ghosts and had a fantastic weekend away. Shortly after that, Tim arrived in Birmingham considerably worn out from his tour. We thought the best way to counteract his exhaustion was to whisk him away again, ...

Weekend trip to Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Weekend trip to Birmingham

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... a bottle of water and jumped on my train. It took just over an hour and half to get from London to Birmingham, where I meet my friend Iain (meet in Washington DC) at New St. Station in Birmingham,(9.45pm) then we train to Sutton Coldfield ...

off to the land of the balti, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

off to the land of the balti

A travel blog entry by chrisandpaula

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You guys....!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

You guys....!

A travel blog entry by lyse_e

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Well it's been a busy few days - I could certainly get used to this 'not working' lark! It's mainly been a week of eating and goodbyes including a curry with family on Tuesday, Stratford Upon Avon with Nan on Wednesday and Dinner with S-J last ...

Back Home, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by lyse_e

Well here I am, back in sunny (and it is quite sunny!) Brum and it all seems like a lifetime ago already!  I have to say on returning to the U.K my experience in Heathrow was enough to make me want to get back on a plane straight out of the ...

Goodbye to Good Hope!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Goodbye to Good Hope!

A travel blog entry by lyse_e

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Apparently I took some photos last night at my work leaving do. I say apparently as I have no memory of taking them! This is probably to do with the copious amounts of white wine I was forced to drink (totally against my will of course!). I'm paying for ...

Photo's, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Photo's

A travel blog entry by steve_green

Just added photo's to site. Each entry has photo's attached. ...

Shopping in Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Shopping in Birmingham

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... After spending a couple of hours with Natalie I said my goodbyes and spent the rest of the day, looking around the City of Birmingham. After doing that for a couple of hours I jumped back on the Bus to Iain's place where we shared a nice and very ...

Two Days To Go!!!!!!!!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Two Days To Go!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by scrumpysue

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Well at last the time has arrived - in 2 days time Hayley and I will be heading off, chauffeur driven by Bev, to London for half a night in a 4 star hotel before getting to the airport for 4.30am Tuesday morning. Unfortunately we have to go via Knowle ...

The Empire Strikes Back!!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Empire Strikes Back!!

A travel blog entry by danfa

Well Hello! As the title suggests, this is indeed the striking back of two lovely young Australians from the Empire that is Great Britain! It has been 4 months since last writing so I thought we had better update everyone on the long awaited return of ...

The best 2 days of summer we have ever experienced, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The best 2 days of summer we have ever experienced

A travel blog entry by danfa

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... nbsp;day of summer we have had.  We wandered around the canals and city streets which was very pleasant.  Birmingham has many interesting sculptures and fountains to check out and loads of pedestrian only areas which makes the whole experience ...

Preparations of different types, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Preparations of different types

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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This tour has been many months in the planning, and now that term has finally ended, we are only a week away. Most of the big things have been done and dusted, but there is still along list of things to do. So today, Red was taken back to the Workshop at ...

Do I have to go home?, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Do I have to go home?

A travel blog entry by emmafox17

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... looking, and quite frankly smelling, very much like backpackers! The flight again passed relatively quickly and we were back in Birmingham before we knew it. Once safely off we counted our lucky stars that our luggage would also arrive, which fortunately ...

Wolverhampton to Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Wolverhampton to Birmingham

A travel blog entry by blowit

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Well here we are in the grand metropolis of Birmingham, leaving Wolverhampton 07:30 on Wednesday we only had a short trip to Tipton ,but in front of us lay the Wolverhampton 21 that's twenty one locks a little daunting to say the least, we tackled it full ...

Gas street basin, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Gas street basin

A travel blog entry by blowit

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Hi just a few picks to look ...

Time to say goodbye., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Time to say goodbye.

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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What a mad few weeks! I knew it would be like this....I gave my self 2 months to prepare for the big adventure but due to unforeseen circumstances it was not long enough, and there I was running around right till the last minute! I started packing my bag ...

Dull stuff and a jolly thing, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Dull stuff and a jolly thing

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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A slightly frustrating day wrestling with various types of technology, card payments, faulty numbers, overlong passwords, payments not working, websites not working and much else besides. All in a day's work in the modern world... On a brighter note, ...

All Good Things..., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

All Good Things...

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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I am sitting in my comfy chair at home where most of the planning for The Grand Tour happened, feeling slightly strange that I am back in the same chair, now writing about what happened, rather than looking forward. The future has become the past. As ...

The Concept album, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Concept album

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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We are now just 24 hours away from departure. Packing is fully underway and excitement fills the air. We are at Action Stations! So it seems like a good time to remind us of what lies ahead, and to consider....the Concept: like those great 70s prog ...

The local nature centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The local nature centre

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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... to the centre of town and after lunch went for a walk along the canal. Spent the rest of the cold afternoon indoors at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. There was a lot to see in here and quite interesting. After we had Chinese for dinner, thought it ...

Two weeks to go!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Two weeks to go!

A travel blog entry by ktsmith

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Well, actually, its less than two weeks til I go, and the nerves have started to kick in big time. What I'm doing hasn't really sunk in, even though the preparations have begun in earnest (well, not that much in earnest, I still don't have any currency, ...

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