Biggin Hall Country House Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Room service
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Yesterday Avery and I took a bus to the nearby Chatsworth mansion, home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. It is extremely ritzy and has roughly one million rooms and had just been decorated for the Christmas season. Many dukes have come and gone and made changes to the house and ...
... for Guy Fawkes day. For anyone unfamiliar, a dude named Guy Fawkes tried to blow up parliament in 1605 and failed. To celebrate his torture and execution, the people lit bonfires and the tradition has continued through the years. It's a bit odd, but then again so is Thanksgiving to the British. So anyway, we saw a huge bonfire and fireworks last night.
If anyone is wondering the weather is mid 50's and rain. Everyday. Really, it doesn't change. That just about covers it for now. ...
It was dull and grey, typical England but at least it was dry.
Tanked up in Portsmouth and set off up the M27.
Just before the A34 it started to rain and the traffic was horrendous. The M40 was at a standstill.
It eventually thinned out on the A43 ...
So the last few days have been hectic to say the least. Visiting old friends and saying good bye to new friends, it's been sad but exciting at the same time. When we decided to move to Sheffield to live and work for a year while we explored the UK and beyond I don't think we ever imagined meeting so many amazing, friendly, fun loving people. From dinner dates to drinks at the local to rugby games and one last walk around the park. ...
... check where the flight went before we drove all that way, it went to Kazakhstan - we booked three nights in a hotel in Ripley in Yorkshire instead. We got to hotel, hit the room, hit the wifi and sat there cancelling the first batch of hotels we'd painstakingly booked six months ago while in NZ, at least they were free cancelation but it certainly wasn't the start to our trip we'd envisaged. Wednesday January 28th Might have been having rubbish luck with the car but at least ...