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Today we left Dubai and flew to England. When we landed and went through customs and then we met a friend of mums named Jim the lives here. Jim took us to his house so we could stay there for a few nights. We had dinner at a pub and after that we went back to Jim and Brenda's house and ...
... enough time to go in there because we had booked a desert safari and I felt sick on the way so mum and I stopped while the others continued. The safari included dune bashing, camel riding, food and watching some people dance.It was really fun and I would love to do it ...
Monday - Banbury
miles - 3
locks - 3
Fabulous day for cruising though it was a bit too hot inside later in the afternoon. Water level has been a bit low in places and there are lots of boats out and about. There was a little queue at the locks but by the time we got to the third it had cleared. Stopped near to bridge 162 in order to shop at supermarket and discovered a large retail park too so took ...
This morning I arrived in Oxford by bus. I stayed in a friend's home, called David. Oxford is a city in south of England. It has a population of 165,000 more or less.
The city is known for being a university town, University of Oxford, the oldest university in the country and the English-speaking world. It's one of ...
... If this is really needed, why is the route not alongside the already noisy M1? Apart from the high cost of building it, what price can be put on the loss of peaceful areas of countryside? The local villages will not benefit at all as you can only get on or off at major cities like Birmingham or Glasgow. Sign the petition at stop-hs2.co.uk. We saw a flock of yellowhammers just after this. Will they stay around near a high speed railway?
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