Travel Blogs from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

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Thunder, thunder, thunder-ho!, Barton-under-Needwood, United Kingdom travel blog

Thunder, thunder, thunder-ho!

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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"It's like a running festival" Camping, outfits, food, atmosphere. Check. Sleep deprivation, queues for what shower facilities there are and toilets that, whilst a cut above, struggle to deal with what people throw at them. This year, for the first time ...

Happy Birthday to me, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Happy Birthday to me

A travel blog entry by dianepearce

travelled through stoke yesterday on the way back to stone for some services for the boat as we were close and I like to save money so here we are. Ray has some work appointments early this week so I will have a few days to myself in Stoke which will be ...

Home Run, Lichfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Home Run

A travel blog entry by jo8anthony

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To ensure we landed at Heathrow to glorious weather we hauled the sunshine back across the Atlantic Ocean with us and touched down as planned on a sunny Friday afternoon. We immediately headed north to Lichfield, the people of which Samuel Johnson once ...

Journey's end, Rugeley, United Kingdom travel blog

Journey's end

A travel blog entry by lynnib

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Despite the wet weather we have spent a great few days over the weekend catching up with family. Friday morning I had a much needed haircut in Wickham, and later we went along to Louise and Olley's for lasagne and more chat. Saturday evening we were ...

Relies & a Peek at the Peak District, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Relies & a Peek at the Peak District

A travel blog entry by taylorvacation

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Saying goodbye to York we travelled west through the picturesque Peak District discovering Peverill Castle along the way. Perched atop a hill in the village of Castleton it took a bit of finding the right way up through the village after the signpost we ...

On our way, Stone, United Kingdom travel blog

On our way

A travel blog entry by dianepearce

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hello we are on our way. We picked up the boat yesterday no problems and 2 very helpful guys showed us the ropes and through the first 2 locks and then off to our our own devices. Iam very happy with my role off the locks as steering the boat is too ...

New York to Home, Rugeley, United Kingdom travel blog

New York to Home

A travel blog entry by stewartrussell

Well here we are at our final stop on our 'Round the World Trip', New York, New York. The city that never sleeps. The Big Apple. As it happens, our last stop, is also the only place on our journey that I have previously visited, albeit over 25 years ...

A little bit about my trip., Staffordshire, United Kingdom travel blog

A little bit about my trip.

A travel blog entry by bec.stodd012

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Ok so I'm going traveling FINALLY after wanting to go for so long it actually happening and I'm so happy I'm finally going. I will be going on my own and yes i have heard it all before 'are you crazy' 'are you stupid' ' you need ...

On my way to Asia... what a way to finish my trip, Staffordshire, United Kingdom travel blog

On my way to Asia... what a way to finish my trip

A travel blog entry by bec.stodd012

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Cant wait to get amongst the quirky markets, tasty thai food, beautiful beaches and have a tiple or ...

drive on the left!, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

drive on the left!

A travel blog entry by sarichka10

visit Bill and ...

Getting sorted.......after  the Stilida farewell, Tamworth, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting sorted.......after the Stilida farewell

A travel blog entry by thelloydys

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Now back in Tamworth, it has been busy with family time to keep up with the pace of it all. Many days at the Everest apartments were spent with slow mornings, usually preceded by a late night, chilling by the pool, and the afternoon visit to the local ...

Falconry, Tamworth, United Kingdom travel blog

Falconry

A travel blog entry by thelloydys

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For Gary's 50th, Liz had bought a couple of tickets to join in the falconry, down the road at Snittleford - not the correct name I'm sure, but it will do in the meantime! The idea - to meet a few birds of prey, find out a little aout them, walk in the ...

And so on to Tamworth........, Tamworth, United Kingdom travel blog

And so on to Tamworth........

A travel blog entry by thelloydys

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Must be the jet lag that woke us both at 5:45 am so we decided to make use of the rooftop jacuzzi to start the day - along with a tomato juice while we sorted out what we might do for the morning.  With a little help from Marty, we decided to hire ...

The Wellington & The Stone, Tamworth, United Kingdom travel blog

The Wellington & The Stone

A travel blog entry by thelloydys

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Today was all about gathering ourselves.  Sally's haircut and pedicure allowed me to wash clothes, potter around and get some photos in order. While Gary opened (and hopefully closed) a deal, I read up on the news from home and sent an email or 3. ...

Day 36 - Ponchos and pass the cigars!, Penkridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 36 - Ponchos and pass the cigars!

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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A nice little breakfast in Shifnal, during which the friendly neighbourhood squirrel treated me to an upside down acrobatics show in the garden, suspended by his tail and chewing his nuts at the bird table. Not very hygenic? Headed out for the 16 mile ...

Day 37 - Narrow boats and the White Mocha, Abbots Bromley, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 37 - Narrow boats and the White Mocha

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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Shipped out of Penkridge without breakfast, off to the local Coop for food and then took the canal path out northeast.Today's walk would include 2 lots of canals both dating back a few hundred years, fields, roads and the old royal hunting ground of ...

Visiting Family, Lichfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Visiting Family

A travel blog entry by dfurler

On the 4th I ventured on the train all by myself... yikes!  It actually wasn't bad.  Aunt Suzanne made sure I knew what I was doing before sending me off.  I left Glasgow and headed through Carlisle and Crewe to Stafford where Robin picked ...

Getting ready, Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting ready

A travel blog entry by englishanddrunk

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Had the usual departure ritual drink with the boys down at the quiet woman- Briggzy, Jamie and Rick basically.  A few beers all round- Briggzy had to leave early to catch the final to Americas next top model.  But my parents turned up a ...

Home again, Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

Home again

A travel blog entry by englishanddrunk

Made it home, crashed on parents settee..not exactly ...

Day 38 - A not so crafty siesta, Uttoxeter, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 38 - A not so crafty siesta

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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The last few nights I've overdosed on TV, staying up way past my 'bedtime'. Last night was no exception and accordingly with little sleep, woke up groggy for breakfast. Normally one can run 3-4 nights with little sleep, but when your days are pretty ...

The beginning, Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

The beginning

A travel blog entry by englishanddrunk

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... the worst job on Earth (as long as McDonalds continues employing people) and when you live in Leek in the middle of the Staffordshire Moorlands, you don't have a great deal of choice (unless you want to work in the cheese factory?, do you? I didn't think ...

Countdown, Tamworth, United Kingdom travel blog

Countdown

A travel blog entry by benjybums

So, today is the one week countdown. Its getting serious now, so serious that I'm off out to buy mosquito spray. malaria tablets - done jabs - done visa - done passports and photos - done! Its all go, only thing left to do it actually pack my bag to see ...

The Beer Verdict, Leek, United Kingdom travel blog

The Beer Verdict

A travel blog entry by englishanddrunk

Hmm, I've never been any good with conclusions and frankly I thought I'd done with them when I finished GCSE science ("In conclusion, this experiment caught fire and went tits-up"). I managed to prove you can still get reasonably merry for a good price ...

Conclusion, Tamworth, United Kingdom travel blog

Conclusion

A travel blog entry by mrsv14

So, would I do the trip again? Absolutely!  Even to the same ports?  Hell yes! What would I do the same?  I'd definitely enter the karaoke competition and probably the ballroom dance competition again – even if I didn’t win ...

Don't join a gym, go boating!, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Don't join a gym, go boating!

A travel blog entry by jillianp

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We are on the canal, on our narrow boat. Makes you think of gliding through the green countryside, a gentle zephyr blowing the occasional fluffy white cloud through an otherwise sunny blue sky. Well, think again. Think thermals and waterproofs, ...

Packing for Rain!, Staffordshire, United Kingdom travel blog

Packing for Rain!

A travel blog entry by jfirkins

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Weds morning, getting ready to set off and it's raining. We are loading the bike and checking we can keep all the gear ...

Back to Home Life!, Norton Canes, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to Home Life!

A travel blog entry by vicki.illsley

Been back home for 3 weeks now and already so itchy to be back on the road. Been busy applying for short term jobs before i go travelling again in november. Big decission to make though, i have the chance to go to either South America with someone who i ...

Oz meets Scots, Stone, United Kingdom travel blog

Oz meets Scots

A travel blog entry by the-uglyheads

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Deliberately short run from Barlaston to Stone via some very lovely countryside and pretty villages. Some of the houses at the canal side are stunning. Reason for short run was to meet dear friends, Jim and Christine, from Oz. Jim is a Lesmahagowegian ...

same 3 birds, Alrewas, United Kingdom travel blog

same 3 birds

A travel blog entry by kenherr

Happy ...

A List of 60 Cultural

A List of 60 Cultural "Tidbits"

A travel blog entry by rkarolanne

... for hours. Especially if its about football. And by football, I mean "American Soccer".  18. The UK is technically the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. This is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. However, ...

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