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I wish I could work out this TravelPod, I suppose I will have it down pat in 4 weeks time! Anyway, we had a free day in Richmond where all we did was tour the castle, walk around the Saturday market, which was very small and had some lovely cheeses and breads on sale and then - wait for it- Greg sat down in the lounge of the B&B, read a book for an hour or so AND had a nap. Obviously no mountains nearby to climb. All this was in preparation for the 37.5 km walk on ...
... in my opinion. I guess after seeing so many things done like this last summer I am a little jaded and prefer a simple dish, no matter how fancy which relies on its appearance and flavor for all of it's "oohs and aahs".
Finally the dessert courses arrived and they were indeed flavorful and carefully balanced so as not to be overly sweet. Photos of them are below. They were pretty and tasteful, although the caramel cream ...
... by then we were nearly back in Keswick, so Gregg's it was for a sausage roll, a shared chicken baguette (last one left!) and a cream cake. NOW it was time to battle the hill back up to the site......... After much huffing and puffing we arrived at the top triumphant, legs burning after walking about 12 miles, collapsed in a heap with a beer, well it was 4.30pm. Spent our last evening watching a good film and chilling ...
... the centre and have a wander then tea. Chips and a variety of accompaniments later, consumed sitting on a bench in the town centre with a wooden fork, delllllicious, it was back to the campsite. It has clouded over tonight and the wind has got up, not sitting out tonight, so Howard and Debs went back to their tent to watch a bit of Bake Off and we went back to the van for a film. Think it's going rain tomorrow ...
... a slice of cake. Back on the trail again this time dropping on to the shore line of Derwentwater where Meg the dog was in here element coz she could have a swim in the lake. Spent another hour or so wandering along the shore before arriving back into Keswick where we stopped for a cuppa tea, Howard had cake, we were good :-) . Wandered through the high street popping in a few shops, Meg got a new toy and treats from her favourite doggy shop and we got sweeties ( ...
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