Park Inn by Radisson Northampton
Travel Blogs from Northampton
Travelled from Edinburgh to Warwick. Visited Warwick Castle and Ann Hathaways birthplace. Ann Hathaway was the wife of William Shakespeare. She was 10 years older than him. Stayed at the Hilton hotel and had our farewell dinner. I ended up with laringytis and ...
birthday anniversary one of my tasks at the hostel was mowing the lawn!!! This
is only of interest because that was one of Dad’s favourite chores at Shannon
and Penny’s farm. He’d get his mowing clothes on most Tuesdays and head down to
spend the day with Shannon. Dad would get on the ride-on mower and spend hours
going back and forth through the paddock with his big sun hat ...
Since I haven't written on here in a while (I have been busy traveling in France!), I'm going to combine a few destinations that I have been in one post.
Fran took me shopping in Northampton! I have been informed that since I live in England now, I need to have rain boots. Even though it rains occasionally back at home, I usually can get by without owning a pair of rain boots. OH YEAH they are called Wellies here, not rain boots!
To avoid the long drive to the airport during rush hour we stayed at the Northampton Travelodge overnight. We ate at the Wig & Pen pub where we had the charcuterie platter and the deep fried anchovies with chilli that were both excellent and an assortment of pies with mash or fish and chips, dependent upon who you were, which were pretty good too, although we didn't finish any because the starters were so ...
... to spend the afternoon on the Chobe River - a less intrusive way to view game and wildlife - as well as the
Namibian frontier across the river.
Crossing into Zimbabwe - we stop for several days at one of the adventure playgrounds of the world - Victoria Falls. For
some, Mosi oa Tunya - The Smoke That Thunders, is the highlight of their African safari. From the main road, in the bush
20kms away, a cloud of mist and spray can be seen against the blue sky. As you ...