The Wharf House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Arrived Heathrow at lunch time and used my British passport to get through immigration quite quickly and on to a bus that took me to Gloucester.There I took a local bus (a very scenic route that took ages!) to Stroud,where a short taxi ride found me at my house.By now it was dark and I was a bit anxious about finding the key hidden in a prearranged place in the garden....but there it was!. Found ...
... and quaint. We stop at a cafe for lunch and eat Paninis.
We walk to the baths and around the town.
Lily and I go into the Abbey.We walk a different way back to the car, enjoying the beautiful buildings and scenery.
We then drive onto The Cotswolds. The countryside is gorgeous and exactly what we expected.
We are driving along when a hotel catches our eyes and we decide to do a u turn and ask if ...
... the one I am booked on else it is heading in the opposite direction towards London. I grab my bag quickly and get to the driver before he disappears and he is actually going to Gloucester. Not too keen on taking me as I don't have the right ticket but eventually relents and I board. Driving back through the dark, wind and sleet ... At least getting the earlier bus saved me an awful 2 hour wait and gets me back home a whole lot earlier than expected.
... Abraham Darby perfected the smelting of iron ore with coke. His son invented a new forging process with the smelted steel to produce single beams of iron, but it wasn’t until his grandson (all named Abraham), in 1779 constructed the very first iron bridge. This bridge and the original Toll-house, still remain in-situ today. So when you see the massive iron structures around the world today, you can give thanks to the building of a single bridge ...
... my two favourite things, food and travel, I really couldn't resist this once in a lifetime opportunity. I'm hoping to learn a lot, face many challenges and gain experience which will help me in my career.
My adventure starts tomorrow (14th October) when I will fly to New Zealand via Dubai and Singapore. After travelling for two weeks, making my way south from Auckland to Invercargill in a campervan (yes I know, cool right!), I will begin my first placement ...