Travel Blogs from Chesterfield
Yesterday we took a drive to Torksey to see the canal and the lock. There was very little movement on the canal. Took a wander up the side of the bank to have a look. Did get to see two little boats go through the lock together. I forgot my camera so no pictures of the ...
... It was fascinating. The history, the architecture. It is beautiful preserved (some of it has been restored). They have it furnished with replica furniture of the period from when the house was at its prime. This evening I got to meet Grandma's brother, as we went for dinner at their ...
... in. I can't believe how quickly it comes in, and how far in comes in from. As we were walking back there was sea mist forming, which was quite a sight (although my photos of it didn't work out). Stopped for fish and chips for lunch. We picked the wrong time as the first few places were full up. Eventually we found a place with a free table. The fish was a bit different to what we get back home, but it was really nice. (Haddock I think it was). We walked back towards ...
... the flow of wine once we got home.
Zarah and I thought we would introduce the poms to another Aussie speciality...the Sunday Sesh. The following day we were heading to Middlesbrough on the bus leaving at 11am, because we were having an earlier night we decided to change our bus to the earlier time of 7am to make the most time of Middlesbrough.
As per normal we started the Sunday sesh off just chilling with a few ...
What am I doing?
I'm going to be volunteering for a charity in the Dominican Republic (in a town called Guaymate in the South-East) for 5 months. I will be helping to improve the IT skills of a group of young people who are in charge of the community projects. I will also be teaching secretarial skills and possibly guitar lessons for anyone who's interested.
After my volunteer placement, I'm taking the opportunity ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed