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Driving to York today with Ruth and Charlie we stopped to view Hadrian's Wall at two locations. Maps 1-2. An 83 year old woman riding nearby said that on a clear day you can see it to the horizon. Running virtually from coast to coast we realise the Romans were making a serious effort to keep the Scots out of their domain. Not a lot has changed in 2000 years has it. We are still building walls either virtually or in other ways to keep others out. Thanks to Charlie for the long ...
... can still be walked along. It was twilight by this time and looked eerie, timeless and brilliant at the same time. Note: some of the pictures are lighter than it actually was! All in all a good little stopover. I felt more satisfied than some of the other 1 nighters (like Liverpool) in that I managed to see a few things before dark! Tomorrow's entry should be light-on. As mentioned at the top, I have a quick sleepover in London before I leave the UK for Paris and ...
... before stoping at a french style bistro called It had a good deal for a 2 course meal. I had an amazing slow cooked chicken and apple pie and mum had the steak and cream brûlée. Such a lovely warm meal on a very cold day. After lunch we went for a bit more of a walk, before the weather changed to rain. We have spent the evening doing all our washing in preparation for our tour to ...
... pounds. Reciprocity.
Back at the hotel:
Greg said "Why were you angry with me?" I said I was tired and apologised. But really I was thinking why didn’t you get my psychic message that I wanted you to put down the book you were reading and take me out for dinner. Gee he just doesn’t get my psychic messages – perhaps I should use actual speaking it might help.
Agreed forgiveness on both sides
... There are about four different ghost tours of York that I saw, and they are each only about £5, so it's worth the hour of entertainment and exercise, to take any one of them.
They are all funny and informative, and show you parts of York you wont see in the tourist strip.
A few local ales on the way back to the room, and I'm wrecked from my day out.
The next day I rise slowly, with a few aches and I know that it will be worse ...