Best Western Grasmere Red Lion Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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Today (Saturday) we're having a day off and spending it at the Speke Resort in Kampala. It's a very smart place on the shores of Lake Victoria and has a large swimming pool.
Juliet was about to apply her sun cream when we noticed that what she thought was sun cream was actually Spanish hairspray. She had been using it all day yesterday at Sanga and wondered why it had not been very effective!
... and people has fatigued everyone and Simon has declared himself to be 'absolutely knackered'!! As I write this we are some way out of Kampala on the main road Progress is slow. I have travelled a lot round the world but have never seen traffic as consistently bad as this. There are very few traffic lights and roundabouts so you have to think that it's down to the number of vehicles on the road. Serving the vehicles are a huge number of petrol stations...we counted 4 within 100 ...
... the highway back towards Kampala. We hope to be back at the hotel by around 8.45....we will be very ready for a shower and something to eat. I spoke too soon...we are down to a slow stop start crawl through the suburbs which are becoming very familiar to us. Every day we see crazy driving...there are no signposts and apparently no rules of the road! It's every man, woman or vehicle for him, her or itself. Our driver Joel earns our admiration every day. ...
... by had a roof covered in snow...but the kids missed it! When we made it to the seafront (Marni still walking, although we had done 1,2,3....swing! - Brody is just too heavy though.) There was snow in the Lakes District hills. Yeah...very exciting.
The kids walked up on the wall, until we came to a cafe and stopped in for a cuppa, which turned into lunch. Marni had a huge orange juice which she finished off along with some lunch and Brody had a ...
... the background. Clouds hung over mountain tops, misting down into the valley as we walked the street lined with cottages and brick shops. Not finding anywhere to eat, we headed back towards the bus stop and continued on past in the opposite direction. Off the path, we found Wordsworth's home, a white cottage with green ivy climbing up the side, and a brown brick roof. His view was undeniably the topic of his poems. We crossed the street to check out ...