Travel Blogs from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

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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 ...

Home Time, Norton Canes, United Kingdom travel blog

Home Time

A travel blog entry by vicki.illsley

It was then time to final go home after 448 days (about 15 months) on the ...

Stoke..., Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom travel blog

Stoke...

A travel blog entry by englishanddrunk

Got to Stoke. caught bus to bus station, thena  bus to Leek, Stoke still ...

Off to Birmingham airport, Tamworth, United Kingdom travel blog

Off to Birmingham airport

A travel blog entry by smurftravels

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Taxi booked in 5 ...

Moved out my house to start my adventure, Lichfield, United Kingdom travel blog

Moved out my house to start my adventure

A travel blog entry by crocks

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Needed to be out of my house ready for tenant to move in, so I moved to the BC's on and off for a few weeks preparing for my great escape. ...

The Last Day On the Boat, Stone, United Kingdom travel blog

The Last Day On the Boat

A travel blog entry by dianepearce

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We are at the end of our boat trip after having the most wonderful trip. It was all we expected it to be and more. We have come from a very cold start to a heatwave to full spring. We have travelled 406 miles of canals and many locks, and I am sure I ...

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 ...

The return, Tamworth, United Kingdom travel blog

The return

A travel blog entry by coleyboy

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Writing this from Home, got back Wednesday night after setting off at 09.50 from Colombo, into Dubai for 2 hours, delayed taking off and arriving late into birmingham. So the last few days of the holiday myself and Boz did a bit of shopping and took in ...

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 ...

All packed and ready to go..., Brewood, United Kingdom travel blog

All packed and ready to go...

A travel blog entry by bjcourtis74

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Finally after all the planning my career break starts in earnest in the morning. Even though I have now checked online, it still seems pretty surreal that I am so fortunate to be able to have the opportunity to travel for an extended period of time ...

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 ...

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