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All packed and ready to go by 11.00 a still left a little late. No trouble on the roads and swift service for lunch in the pub so arrived in good time at the parking. Good service as usual and through check in without issue. No question about the skis, boots or hand bags. Bumped into Jim Humphries in the check in queue, pleased they are not headed to our resort - the sauna could have been ...
... which was nice. Janja ( said like yanya) and I spent Monday wandering around. We went to a museum and checked out local sights! Great day! Spent the evening having a few drinks. And I've also learned about couch surfing. Something I've heard of but never really did. It's basically a site of people who offer you their couch, and you stay with them for free and its set up so you'd offer your couch too. NOW I know ...
Itinerary: Wincanton, South Cadbury, Shaftesbury, Salisbury, Westbury
Today proved why having a car is so great. We went all over the place, stopping to see little things that by train simply would not have been reasonable to try to do, especially all in one day. Granted, we had some wrong turns and moments of confusion over where we wanted to go, but it was worth it.
We began by Ben humoring me, as we headed to Wincanton, a town twinned with ...
... as usual, courtesy of Henry VIII) Tintern Abbey, then on past Chepstow, across the Severn River and down to Bristol, where we have an extended stop to admire, walk over and investigate the historic Clifton Suspension Bridge, designed and built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Our last waypoint on this trip is at the rural headquarters of Blackmore and Langdon, one of the top breeders of tuberous begonias and delphiniums – 2 of Chris and Tina’s favourite ...
... beer now?
- 7pm catch up with Mark and friends for "post work" drink.
Saturday 11am With Mark and his Aussie friend. Can't be bothered watching the England vs Australia rugby match. We choose to watch the Hawthorn vs Geelong clash instead (the choice of many sports fans around Australia that day).
2pm Off to the park, ciders and frisbee in hand.
6pm Catch the train to Duncan and Lucy's place in Didcot.
7pm Off to a BBQ. England is a great place to be when the weather is ...