Avon Gorge Hotel
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A good friend asked me recently if I was escaping or running away - that had me thinking. Why would I leave my wonderful circle of family and friends, my social scene and photography courses, a perfectly brilliant business like Express Imaging, with its fabulous team of workmates, my lovely house and car, the beautiful Roath Park and City of Cardiff to pack one bag and fly to the other side ...
Here we are in Malmesbury, the "Queen of the hilltop towns" and reportedly the place of the oldest continuous settlement in England. King Athelstan died here in 709 and was buried in the Abbey, which is virtually next door to where we are staying in a home exchange organised by Trish and Ray.
It's an old house, over three levels and quite comfortable despite its plumbing issues.
We all love Malmesbury. The ...
... obvious that it was more of industrial/ shipping town. Dover was a strange town with not much to it. We walked around a little bit and explored. Then we headed to the cliffs. They were absolutely beautiful! It was such a fun day. We didn't tour Dover Castle which is kind of a bummer, but we just didn't have time. But it was cool from the outside! Anyways, it was great weekend. Only one more month left, woah..
Off to France,
... follow suggested route to hotel, which was catch Heathrow Express to T1,2&3 and then Hoppa bus to hotel. This took in excess of 1.25 hours. Upon arrival at Hotel told there was a Hoppa direct from T4 which only takes only 5/10 mins - won't write here what I was thinking. Anyway, great meal & off to sleep. Tomorrow will be another day, ...
... Gaslight and he was a bit excited. A few drinks, some good tunes on the jukebox and eventually we headed in, again seeing a bit of Japandroids. We were on the back of the floor, as opposed to being off to the side, and this made a huge difference in atmosphere.
Tonights set was far better, highlights included their cover of Bob Dylan's Changing Of The Guards, one of my favourite Dylan tracks from an often overlooked album. I still can't ...