Travel Blogs from Leeds
... the skiing was amazing !!! When we stopped for lunch (lasagna) I left Donna in charge of my skis to find a seat when I turned around I saw one of my skis whizzing down the piste followed by the other one. It came to rest next to a mountain hut and it took me 10 minutes floundering in waist deep snow digging it out !! All the while Donna just laughing her head off ...
... and all 4 of us (no just kidding) Chambary airport is a shed beside a strip of Tarmac - really looking forward to spending 2 hours here next Sunday - check in desks and departure gates are all in the same room with a coffee stall and small gift shop that only seems to sell toborone bars and local tea towels Asking for a cup of tea whilst waiting for the Manchester flight to come in I was ...
... Robin Hood Camp 2013 for the most wonderful 2 months. To this day, I still remember the songs, and still wear some of my greenies (including my wristband, which causes an amazing talking point and an opportunity to share some of what happened last summer!). Also, to everyone who made my travels around the country afterwards so unforgettable (Jess, Jackson, Chris, Gladys and Chase!). Without these wonderful 5 people, I ...
... wood carvings, both on and inside the pagodas, and incense being burned in big fires in the courtyard, more Buddhas all over the place, never realised there were so many different varieties! Despite lots of visitors, the place had a calm, serene feel to it.
Shanghai developed different areas, or Concessions, as they were known, from the mid 19th century on, when Western countries began to arrive and set up their businesses, schools etc. So ...
... And you have to pay eight pounds if you want to be within a few metres of it.. Most chose to take photos through the fence, or walk up to the Barrow mounds, burial spots for the ancients within eye view of Stonehenge. Plans are in place for a new entrance a mile away and out of sight of Stonehenge, followed maybe by a road tunnel so no-one gets to see it for free!!
Back in London early evening, taxi to our old hotel, salad and bed.
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