Travel Blogs from Winchester
We got to Petersfield where we stayed at the Cricketers Inn.
That night Heather met us to take us to their place for a meal. It was good to see both Mike and Heather who we hadn't seen for 5 years. They were annual visitors to Jajarawong for many years.
Next day Heather took us by train to Portsmouth...in particular to see the Maritime Museum.
The area taken up by the museum is large and is in ...
Sunday 15th September
Cycled from Amberley to the River Adur and back again (about 24 miles in total).Lots of ups and downs as we have come to expect but great views down to the sea and to the north Downs. It was a bit of a blustery day. We were cycling into a very strong head wind on the way back and then it started to rain!
Camped at a wooded site near the village of Grafton. Saw lots of vintage cars making their ...
... the incredible aspect of this is that they had to transport the stones a minimum of 40km before erecting them as the nearest bluestone mine to the site is at least this distance.
How they got the large stones on top of the vertical stones is extraordinary however and must have required a large army of men and complex planning/engineering to get the stones (which weigh up to 25tons) lying horizontally on top of the vertical stones.
... comes up YOU MUST STOP AN D REST merc told ricko. That had to be the high lite of the trip as as anyone related to us would understand that he will not stop driving when on as mission. He obeyed merc and we pulled over after second alert . Arrived at waterwheel and that is also divine. St ausell looks wonderful and we are out a bit in the country .had help to find the place ...
... Post Office so bought a couple of postcards of Jane Austin and bought a couple of stamps. We left on the bus on time but the lanes are very small so with a big coach we had to reverse out with a hotel worker guiding us and stopping the traffic. So off to the next destination on the bus. AVEBURY national trust area for the circle of rocks at the main area of village. No one really knows how these rock got there. Now a tourist attraction. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center