Travel Blogs from Leeds
Today was another day of me copping stick from every man and his dog in England today about the cricket. Again we went to the gym before the cricket started which was good - I did an intense cardio session and was dripping with sweat afterwards, I have missed the feeling. After the gym I went over to Nikki's again to watch some more of the cricket. I only watched the first session and came back over ...
... the Ashes how much stick there going to give me over it. I didn't get home from training until 10 o'clock because Nikki likes to hang out at the club and do nothing. I would prefer to be back at the house by 9 o'clock so then I can eat dinner at a reasonable time but there isn't much I can about it unless if I want to walk back. The lamb steaks were quite nice though which was a positive for the ...
... York is quite flat and we seemed to be able to see all of England from up there; including what one would consider the new cathedrals of England, huge power stations (at least 3) visible on the distant horizon. Check out the pics.
We our day was rounded off with a late lunch in a posh Italian(?) restaurant housed in a colonnaded Romanesque building. We ate pizza because we didn't want to afford anything else...but enjoyed the cool ambience.
The title says it all.
Walked to the elephant place today to find they were all out in the jungle, so wasted walk except I met my first English a person, a guy from Burley in Leeds! As it was midday I just said "mad dogs & Englishmen". He lives here now working as a guide, staying in the next lodge along the road, so am sure we'll meet again.
Anyway, while the internet is good I'll try to upload my pics.
... driving me to a bank! Beautiful countryside today and sunshine! I understand they are expecting one of the worst storms in many years tomorrow, so I'll enjoy today. Well, the taxi situation worsened. After I took the train to Leeds, I boarded a taxi. Do you remember the Seinfeld episode when Jerry's car was contaminated with B.O. From the valet? That was my taxi, ugh. Then when he took me to ...
Other places to stay in Leeds
Hunslet, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- Terrible experience for business travel
- Good location and price
- Great base for weekend in Leeds
Armley, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- Good value, little to fault
- False economy if you plan to go into the centre
- My Second Stay - Some Better Some Worse
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $126
- Superb & Central
- Super Hotel - Ideal for weekend break
- Hard to find but worth the effort
City & Holbeck, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $109
- Make sure you don't get room 309!
- Very Impressed
Wortley, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- Lovely Hotel
- Not bad at all!
- Great Hotel
City & Holbeck, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- It's OK
- Excellent Stay
- Disappointed from Manchester
City & Holbeck, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Modern Spacious central hotel
Chapeltown, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- The management were superb
- Clean & modern hotel, great location
City & Holbeck, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $105
- It put a 'Damp'ner on the weekend
- Great weekend in Leeds
Hunslet, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $71
Hyde Park, Leeds | 2 star hotelfrom $89
Weetwood, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $83
- Overpriced and undermaintained
Otley & Wharfedale, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $92
University, Leeds | 2 star hotelfrom $57
University, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $97
Whinmoor, Leeds | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Weetwood, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Tingley, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $92
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 2 star hotelfrom $57
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $87
Halton, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $169
- High quality hotel
- Spectacular - Best in the UK if not beyond
Holbeck, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Suite no so sweet!
- Very classy indeed
City & Holbeck, Leeds | Hotelfrom $34
City & Holbeck, Leeds | Hotelfrom $61