Travel Blogs from Leeds
It has been a quick 6 weeks in Sheffield. My classes are split into two 6-week sessions per semester, while Avery has the same classes for 12 weeks. Thus, I have a bit of a free weekend as my first classes have concluded, while Avery is fervently writing papers in the midst of exams!
The order of the photos will more or less follow this written portion, and I begin with two photos of our US-based friends' cat, Chewie, because she is awesome. Seriously, who lays on the arm of ...
... it! You have to commit and go for it apparently!! Anyway, got a train and two planes to go before we get there! I really enjoyed writing my blog when we went to Sri Lanka and a lot of you said you enjoyed reading it so that's why I'm doing it again! Hopefully the wifi will be good throughout the trip so I can update you all on our Asian adventure! Kirsty ...
... heart of York. I've since been told (by Di in London) that the Viking Museum is a must visit - I'll do it next time Di!!
Back to London by train, I chatted with a young mental health student nurse - her family is from *****ia and she's following her mother's footsteps into nursing, but has chosen mental health because of the prevalence around her of those with mental health issues - she wants to make a difference!! Good for ...
... troops from all sides (British, US, Soviet, German) hundreds in total in full uniform, and the battle had explosions, gunfire etc. Meanwhile people were dressed in 40s gear, the women looked especially cool and interesting, and snappy music was played. There were tanks, spitfires and everything else. The event took the whole weekend and after a sudden and freak thunderstorm during the battle we left to drive to ...
... member of the Vorticist school, Kramer's paintings combine the artistic styling of the day with themes form his Jewish background. His painting 'The Day of Atonement' which is featured in the art gallery shows a series of Orthodox Jews praying on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. The men are drawn to look almost identical. While the museum's plaque says that this is done to demonstrate the unity and historical continuity of the Jewish community, I ...
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
Boar Lane, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $36
Chapeltown, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- The management were superb
- Clean & modern hotel, great location
Wellington Street, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- 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
Itaim Bibi, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $95
- 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