Harpenden House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Harpenden
Headed down to the local cafe/pub, the Slug and Lettuce, for some brekky. Paul appears to know 50% of the residents in Harpenden, mainly from his affiliation with playing cricket and having his kids in the local soccer teams. So there were lots of "mornings" and " how's the wife and kids, Andy" going on, on the journey there and back. Right neighbourly.
We then took off to the nearby village of St Albans and had a look through the Abbey of St Albans, patron of ...
... was one of the air hostesses, whose skirt he immediately tried to stick his nose under, tail wagging happily. "Hey! You gotta buy me a drink first!", she exclaimed and I only just managed to stop myself from saying "only one?!". After 8 hours of flight (and, in Oscar's case, almost uninterrupted sleep) we arrived at a cold and windswept JFK.
We'll be staying in Brooklyn for a few days before I am going to collect my car in Virginia and start our road trip to the West Coast.
... area, so it was a great way to begin my time in London.
After Sophie left, I had one night in the hotel alone before heading down to Sydenham where I was staying for the next 2 weeks. It was a bargain price too!!! In the morning, I walked around London. I went to St James park, Buckingham Palace, saw the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. It was a beautiful day. I did meet up with 3 people about a possible houseshare which was a nice thought ...
... in the year and Mac is 86 and plays golf twice weekly. Apart from walking slowly he seems in remarkable good health. Our meal was delightful - Gammon for Di and Wendy, Fish for Jill, Sausages for Mac and Doug enjoyed a steak. We went back to their house in Tuffnells Way for Welsh Cakes. Had some fun trying to photograph ourselves with the iPad. Arrived back home around 8 ...
... programmes could be produced whereby tacit / signposting / direct support could be offered to each others Legion Riders visiting each others countries even when not taking part in a specific event/ride.
Decide long before you go whether or not you will be having a few days extra when you first get out there, or after the Legacy Run.
Please note that you cannot hire bikes until the day after you land in USA.
If you are going ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking