Travel Blogs from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

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Under 2 months to go..!, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Under 2 months to go..!

A travel blog entry by jento85

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Well, my first entry... and here I am sitting at home in my study- planning planning planning.  Less than 8 weeks to go, and so much to do!  I know it will come around so quick!!  So much to do, so much to plan and so much to buy.  ...

Our plans, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Our plans

A travel blog entry by tayka

My Dad and I are about to set off on a 6-week trip in our campervan, "Murvi". We will be travelling from England, through Spain and possibly Portugal, towards Morocco. Our route is not planned. In fact, we only have two destinations set; Malaga where ...

Leaving for world travel, Stone, England, United Kingdom travel blog

Leaving for world travel

A travel blog entry by richandcharl

Leaving from Stone to ...

Day 1 of Mother Road Meanderings, Lichfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 1 of Mother Road Meanderings

A travel blog entry by jjkaine

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I could say we thought of this all by ourselves, but basically, it is all Simon Mayo's fault. There we were, in the kitchen, on a typical Friday evening making tea (we call it tea being Midlanders) and Simon, in his usual enthusiastic, cheerful mood was ...

About ready for the off!, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

About ready for the off!

A travel blog entry by asphalt_pilgrim

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Today, for the first time, I saw what it will all look like on the road - and now you can too. The pictures attached show everything that is to be taken (excluding what is kept on my person) in a loaded state. As you can see I have eventually opted for ...

Home, Stone, United Kingdom travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by richandcharl

We're home!!! Hopefully see you all soon Love Rich and Charl x x ...

Packing my life up again..., Denstone, United Kingdom travel blog

Packing my life up again...

A travel blog entry by collettetamla

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This time last September I thought, "this is the last time I'll be packing my life up," starting out on my final year of University at Lancaster. But here I am again, packing. This time however I've been given strict instructions to pack lighter this ...

James, Dave, and me, Aston University, United Kingdom travel blog

James, Dave, and me

A travel blog entry by tomzz1

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Well, I am work, and I dont really have anything to do, so I thought I would add another entry, and give some background to Dave, James and myself. Right, where do i start. The three of us met during our time at Aston University, it was simply ...

The road goes ever on and on..., Lichfield, United Kingdom travel blog

The road goes ever on and on...

A travel blog entry by amkaine

After five years in secondary school teaching, I made the not-so-difficult-after-all decision to save, quit and go travelling instead. My best friend from university, Virginia, who was working in London for a city bank also felt the time was right for ...

I go tomorrow!!!, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

I go tomorrow!!!

A travel blog entry by jento85

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Wow.... shit... poo.... oh me god!!!  I go tomorrow, and really really can't quite believe it!  I don't feel ready, but John said that I'd never feel ready- it's just one of those things that you just have to do!  It really hasn't hit me ...

Manifold Magic, Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

Manifold Magic

A travel blog entry by travellingted

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Teddy wore his GREY jumper, it was cloudy and cold today. Start temp 8.0c   Finish temp 11.0c Distance walked ; 14.93 miles   Time  :  6 hours 28 minutes. Gerry's Warble.. Friday was transition day, like clockwork our base ...

Beginning of an Adventure, Home, United Kingdom travel blog

Beginning of an Adventure

A travel blog entry by vicki.illsley

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Hey Guys, this is just to check out how this blog marlarcy works :-) Only 8 weeks to go before i fly out, whhooo!!! But how on earth do you pack a 55 litre rucksack with a years worth of stuff?????? Thats going to be my first ...

Complete circle, Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

Complete circle

A travel blog entry by englishanddrunk

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Got home with Anniken, met up with loads of the lads, and various family members- went the pub. overall, awesome ...

The Best of British Luck, Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

The Best of British Luck

A travel blog entry by englishanddrunk

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... for certain is the part I am looking forward to least is the journey from Luton Airport back home to Leek in Staffordshire.  Any journey that involves a diversion through London (which I'll disappointingly see nothing of) to Cardiff, then home via ...

Stile Council, Rocester, United Kingdom travel blog

Stile Council

A travel blog entry by travellingted

... Using a series of back lanes and footpaths to pick up our desired route was like attempting the Hampton Court Maze. Staffordshire, like it's near neighbour, is primarily arable and again it's preferred colour is yellow. Swallows in our eyeline swoop, ...

Operation: Snakeskin, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Operation: Snakeskin

A travel blog entry by asphalt_pilgrim

So I'm back in Stoke after my brief trip back to Cumbria (where, sadly I did not see everybody that I could have). I would just like to say now that if I didn't get a chance to catch up with anyone during the whirlwind that was the last couple of months ...

Trip to Longnor,Buxton,Bakewell,Chatsworth House, Longnor, United Kingdom travel blog

Trip to Longnor,Buxton,Bakewell,Chatsworth House

A travel blog entry by rickandwill

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 No WIFI last night, couldn't connect to it , better this morning. Woke up yesterday morning to rain,wind and cold.Pretty miserable and not very encouraging. Ingrid called on Skype early which made us feel a lot better. Nice to see you again Ing, ...

Day Forty (16.2 miles... cum 751.83), Staffordshire, United Kingdom travel blog

Day Forty (16.2 miles... cum 751.83)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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Hot, hot, hot today! Officially it was 26 degrees in Derbyshire today. At times when the wind dropped or in particular when we walked along the bottom of Biggin Dale, it was stiflingly hot! So much so that the dog at one stage, found some shade, lay ...

WOW 10 Days to go!, Home, United Kingdom travel blog

WOW 10 Days to go!

A travel blog entry by vicki.illsley

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So there's only 10 days til i fly, Wow i cant believe how fast it has come around. I now have a travel companion for the whole of my trip...meet Dora she has her own little backpack and will keep me company when im feeling home sick. Ive been told to ...

Lets try this again...., Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

Lets try this again....

A travel blog entry by lynseyeve

After emailing Shelley, found out that the previous blog might not be allowed in China due to YouTube links. So here goes - Packed everything today. Getting ready to go down to London and see the sister. Will write soon :D ...

Take Half the Clothes and Twice the Money, Stafford, United Kingdom travel blog

Take Half the Clothes and Twice the Money

A travel blog entry by dylanandliz

So that's the end of the trip for now, need to save up a bit of money for the next adventure.  To be honest I'm feeling OK about starting work again, I'm not sick of travelling but recognize that the time has come. Looking forward to clean clothes ...

Day Forty Two (18.68 miles....cum 792.11), Penkridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Day Forty Two (18.68 miles....cum 792.11)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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Another hot, hot day and again boring walking I am afraid. Thankfully we had Peter for company and so, as with Reiner and Imma yesterday, the day and the miles flew by. Having persuaded Peter to walk with us last night, the challenge today was to get him ...

In the bleak mid winter...., Rugeley, United Kingdom travel blog

In the bleak mid winter....

A travel blog entry by travellingted

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Teddy wore his GREEN jumper because there was a very cold North wind blowing - he didn't know that he would need ALL of his jumpers today because he was sooo wet and cold and Sue will have to knit him a WHITE one for snow and ice!!! Yesterday he was ...

H2O, Lichfield, United Kingdom travel blog

H2O

A travel blog entry by travellingted

Teddy saw a lot of ladybirds as he walked today. He enjoyed watching a heron at the visitor centre in Kingsbury. He wore his yellow jumper all day. Start temp 11.5c   Finish temp : 16.0c Distance walked 10.7 ...

Our journey to Longnor, Longnor, United Kingdom travel blog

Our journey to Longnor

A travel blog entry by rickandwill

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Nice stay at Holbeach, it rained a little during the night bur this morning was clear. We had to take Charlie helios to the doctor this morning, nothing bad but she displayed a warning light. It went out again after about 5 minutes but we decided to ...

Pillars of the Community., Abbots Bromley, United Kingdom travel blog

Pillars of the Community.

A travel blog entry by travellingted

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Teddy wore his YELLOW jumper with a GREY scarf today. He really enjoyed his walk along the canal where he saw lots of swans with their signets and ducks with their ducklings, just learning to swim... Start temp  :  ...

Snow chaos, Stafford, United Kingdom travel blog

Snow chaos

A travel blog entry by dylanandliz

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Absolute mayhem as England grids to a-halt. Liz and I got plenty of looks as we push each other on sledges through town. Liz also managed to drive face first into a tree a Cannock chase, her first words to come out of her mouth after spitting the blood ...

Weekend in leek, Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

Weekend in leek

A travel blog entry by easygirl

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Wendy's mum agreed to a few days in blackpool with her friend, so we took the opportunity to get out in the motorhome , I scoured campsites in the lakes on Thursday evening, and unsurprisingly they were all booked up. Will have to look further afield, so ...

Day Forty One (21.6 miles....cum 773.43), Abbots Bromley, United Kingdom travel blog

Day Forty One (21.6 miles....cum 773.43)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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... hot day. Sadly however, unlike previous days, we were walking through unexceptional countryside on firstly the Limestone Way and then the Staffordshire Way. Both are reasonably way marked, but both are not heavily walked. So it was also a day of stinging ...

Game 2 vs Stone Dominos, Staffordshire, United Kingdom travel blog

Game 2 vs Stone Dominos

A travel blog entry by npgalaxy

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... of sightseeing in London and a stop at Stamford Bridge (home Chelsea FC), the boys took a long 3 hour bus ride north to  Staffordshire to take on the Stone Dominos (one of the strongest clubs in this part of England).  With only a 20 minute ...

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