North Lakes Hotel & Spa
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
- Indoor pool
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Starting to get ready for our big trip next week. Looking forward to seven weeks away exploring new places and meeting up with friends.
We have two weeks in Vietnam and Cambodia, three weeks in New Zealand and then another two weeks in Burma. An exciting start ...
... church and I to the soccer field, where a fire works display went off. We were so close it was awesome. I had a drink in a couple of pubs before walking back to my hostel as most of the restaurants were full.
On Sunday I took a tour through the Lake District stopping at Beatrix Potter's house, the town of Hawksmead, William Wordsworth's house, the filming site of Miss Potter the movie and a number of the lakes. I was the only ...
Time to fill, off work for the week before David's wedding and I needed to find something to do. Why not try that mountain I had said I would do 18 months ago. Skiddaw. Not really a mountain by world standards I guess, but for England its one of those above 3000ft, which is good enough for us. Pre-booked first class on Virgin trains from Euston and a short taxi ride and I'm in Keswick for the afternoon. My room in the Queens Hotel looks directly out over to Skiddaw, ...
... then a boulder field, where the path disappeared... Picking our own way through the boulders visibility was again extremely bleak. We were getting lost. Nervous to continue for fear of getting completely lost, and with the wind again in such force that we were unstable on our feet, we decided to call it a day. Finding our path up, we followed it back down to safety. Damn English ...
... It was a world gone mad and signaled the death knell of Rome.
But back to the man in the middle, Hadrian built his wall across northern England in 122 AD.
Walls of this sort are generally built to keep the bad guys out. At least the bad guys in the eyes of the wall builders. Think of the Great Wall of China, or the wall (fence) the Israelis built around large parts of the West Bank, or the wall (fence) the U.S. has constructed along sections of ...