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Travel Blogs from Taunton
green beans, salad and potatoes. Delicious.
back onto the flying fox, into Berty and Jan and Jeremy took us to
Paignton to catch the train. The day was once again a bit murky so
the fantastic scenery was intermittent.
took us from the train to Wendover to the Five Bells Pub where we
were to stay for the next few days. Between three and four hours
driving in persistent rain. Ali ...
This morning we did some exploring of the countryside around us. Pete went of for a short run as directed by Cary - he missed the first turn he was meant to take as it looked like a farm track. Consequently, he ended up with a longer than intended run! The kids and I went for a walk around the lanes with Cary, Eddie and their Emily. Still no sign of any wildlife though. After lunch, we headed off ...
We leave Leonie and Glenn to experience another night at the lovely Dillington House and for us to head off through Illminster allowing a morning to get to Ilfracombe. We head off the beaten track as Rod puts it! Through narrow hedgerow lanes. But the scenery is worth it. Heading through Newtown, Bishopswood along little lanes we are off the proper roads and on the lanes! We stopped off at the The Grand Western Canal, which is ...
A lovely morning, with sun and not too cool. Haven't been in long pants yet, still in the shorts and t shirts although a jumper is sometimes warranted.
stopped at Glastonbury , the site of the abbey where supposedly Joseph of Aramathea, first came across from europe bringing christianity. Legend says that when he put his staff to the ground it took root and the holy grail is buried somewhere beneath the tor(hill) that dominates the town.
Off to Bath and the cathedral ...
... I turn around, pull my shorts down and sit in one co-ordinated move. As I am going seat wards, thinking "made it" for one micro second I relax. Mistake. My cheeks hit the toilet lid which I had failed to notice was down! I think I let out a scream and have never moved so fast. I managed to avoid a total, major disaster, but must confess I didn’t avoid a small one. All I can say to the campsite, I did my best to clean it up with what I had at my disposal.