Burton Villa Guest House
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We are staying in the heart of York, about 10 minutes outside of the city. Today I did the laundry at the launderette and Gord did a bit on the computer. Then I went in search of ice, something I have done a lot since we have got to the UK...it seems that ice is a commodity close to gold here....no one has it and if they do they really don't like …
... managed to spot about 15 of them.
We did much walking and criss crossed the old city numerous times. Lunch was spent eating sandwiches at Kings Square drinking "real" lemonade. We had afternoon tea at "Wildes Cafe" where Jeed and I enjoyed a pint of Guinness. We had dinner at a Thai restaurant that evening. We arrived back at the hotel after 9 pm. The further north we travel the longer the days get. Next stop Edinburgh.
... 4! The guys there were very good and we were soon on our way. Driving up the A1 the heavens opened and it bucketed down, that slowed us down even more. We finally got to our Hotel in the middle of York to hear that we did not have a booking (we did really). We then found that we had been bumped to another hotel because of over booking. Then he changed his mind and said the room that was flooded out this morning has ...
... gardens and take a walk down the river. We sat by some ruins and ate fresh strawberries in the sun. Next we walked along the top of the old city wall, enjoying the views and learning about the history of the city. At one of the old towers there was a small museum that we entered and learnt all about King Richard II and the war of roses (the York family vs the Lancasters) and the brutal ...
... place people, or those high up in the church. It made you think. At least we know that would never happen again.
There were quite a few stories of the awful times in York, these were only 2. It was such an awful time to be living in the 14th, 15th and 16th century. It shows again, how lucky we really are.
Peter and I and a few others, went on a ghost tour in The Rocks in Sydney a few years ago. We left before it finished (for those who ...
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We had a small clean space close to everything. A little pricey but not for York so I am told
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