The Grand Hotel
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- Indoor pool
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Today we visited the holiday home of Agatha Christie, queen of the Whodunnit. There's a big festival happening here to commemorate her 125th birthday, so happy birthday Agatha.
Many modes of transportation were in use today. We we took the coach to Paignton, Steam train to Churston, shuttle bus to Greenway, where Agatha Christies home is …
For the first time on this trip, I didn't have to set the alarm. We had a day of leisure, according to the itinerary.
I had a plan of what I wanted to see today, plus I had a few spa appointments made for early afternoon, so I couldn't lay in bed all day. After a quick breakfast I headed over to Torre Abbey. It's a historical home as well …
... off, and worth every penny and bit of discomfort to see.
I was on a bit of a downer after leaving Venice. It had been the high point of the whole trip and it was also the point where I turned Wym to the west and headed for home, so unsurprisingly the last few days ahead of me seemed like a bit of an anti-climax. The feeling didn't last for long, however, because I was soon back in the Mountains where I really like to be, especially after a month of elbowing in with ...
... Fiat this afternoon but not without a small problem. When we booked the car and indicated that we wanted to return it this afternoon we were given an address of a bus station where it could be returned because the local Hertz office (200 metres along the road from our hotel) does not open on Sunday. So we found our way to the bus station only to find that Hertz moved from there nearly a year ago - and the new location was just along the road ...
after a week long of 21st birthday celebrations, leaving dos and saying goodbye to loved ones..my journey finally begins! very emotional morning saying goodbye to mum and dad, brother and his girlfriend and my cousins..still trying to get over the fact that it's real! soo many different emotions!! excitement and nerves being the main ones! goodbye England! see you next ...