Homewood Park Hotel & Spa
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Back in Bath, Nev dropped me at the Jane Austen house to have a look while he returned the car to Hertz. When we met up again we set of to see the Roman Bath exhibition hoping we would be in time for the last tour of the day.
the old Roman Baths are worth seeing. It hadn't clicked with me until I heard the commentary that what we were looking at was there because it has been excavated. Some of ...
... we wanted to be. It didn't help. So in the end I did what no man has ever done - ask for directions from the service station guy. According to him all we had to do was carry on along the road we were on, which we did. If I hadn't seen the sign of our guest house as we drove along Upper Bristol Road we would still be going round the bend in Bath.
... The first phase was about 18" high of turf and mud, held by stakes. The next two phases were mainly built of chalk and rubble, demonstrating advanced design skills. It was later used by Saxons and Romans, mainly as a lookout, and possibly for burials.
Despite having seen tons of pictures of Stonehenge, it was pretty impressive. Beautiful day too! What they don't tell you is that once you get to the visitor center, Stonehenge is actually about...a mile maybe? from it, so you can talk or take the bus, but why take the bus on a beautiful day?!?! It was a nice walk, and I'd have liked to see Woodhenge, but there just wasn't any time. I'm glad Levi and Jake wanted to walk too.
Bath is ...
... it's hard to figure out what was there before so most are left white. Here only the ceiling has been restored. Cromwell also smashed most of the windows. Then at the time of the French Revolution when the cathedral at Rouen was damaged and the windows smashed the bishop of Wells gathered up the glass in Rouen and brought it back to Wells to put in their windows. We also visited their library where 15 books from the 15th century are chained, a medieval technique ...
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