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Starting to get ready for our big trip next week. Looking forward to seven weeks away exploring new places and meeting up with friends.
We have two weeks in Vietnam and Cambodia, three weeks in New Zealand and then another two weeks in Burma. An exciting start ...
... a little in from the lake, but is considered the major village near each port.
I arrived via train to Windermere, took the bus to Bowness-on-Windermere, walked around for a bit before taking the ferry up to Waterhead. I decided to sit top deck to get the best views and consequently froze all the way up haha. My hostel is at Waterhead and is right on the water front. My room has the most amazing views over the lake.
... long enough to photograph the trig point and plaque before turning round and heading back down the hill. Not as easy as it sounds. It was slow going on the way up, on the way down it was a case of having to slow yourself. The walking poles saved me brusing my ass a good number of times. The damp loose scree wasn't the firmest of footings and having 4x4 traction kept me upright all the way to the bottom. A little over four hours start to finish. A bigger mountain next time I ...
... Day 3
With the weather forecast just as bad as the last couple of days, we decided there was little point in trying to tackle the big peaks. So instead we took a walk from Ambleside which took us out of the town and steadily up a valley. At least this time we got some views! It was beautiful in Autumn and we reached a lovely river which we crossed to then eventually circle back to town.
... ado about nothing.
In eleven hundred years you can leave a lot of marks on the culture and countryside, for good or ill.
One of the minor marks Rome left was Hadrian’s Wall.
In the 100s, just before it started its slow slide into irrelevance in the mid- to late-200s AD and continuing with a brief break in the 300s, Rome had a glorious century. At its peak Rome had the good fortune to have "five good emperors." History actually ...