MacDonald Kilhey Court
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... used to produce power for a long time. Consequently, mills were built here. I haven't read up on all the history of them, but have a few photos of the information. I also went into their visitor centre. They have gone to a lot of trouble to make the valley accessible with walking trails and bits fenced off for safety. I also noticed one part was a designated rock climbing area, with a request for 'no fouling'. I presume they mean dogs?
... several incarnations over the years, now turned into blocks of flats or offices. One houses, amongst other things, the Canalside Radio, a cafe and tourist centre. Other old buildings have been turned into small manufacturing units or arts spaces.
We are now on the peak forest canal and it is lovely. When the hedges aren't too high, or trees too thickly grown, there are beautiful views of the moors and the peaks across the valley.
... we obviously came off at a different junction and got lost. Had to ask at a garage. Ended up going back onto motorway for one junction and we found it ok must have been around 4.45pm. On ground floor and just outside is our car where we leave it until 27th. There is a NT walk round the hotel so will probably go and give it a go also have a meal either here or to a pub nearby. Went to pub Honey Bees ten mins walk away. Very nice ...
... only exception to that was booking the Russian and Chinese visas and also trans Siberian and Beijing to Shanghai tickets. We went through an agency to make sure they were all booked correctly. I was really nervous that something would go wrong with that leg of the trip and apart from having to pick up tickets in the middle of Russia and Mongolia everything was fine.
I knew that the trans Siberian trip would probably be the toughest part but it was ...
... the final cut Les! I am going to try and update in every destination. You can request to get alerts when I have put an update on and feel free to leave comments. We are very lucky that the family came to see us off at the Heathrow holiday Inn. We fly to Moscow tomorrow. As a final note I ask forgiveness for any poor grammar, spelling or bad punctuation. Wills is the spell checker so will take ultimate accountability. Let the journey ...