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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 ...
This weekend I crossed an item off my bucket list that has been there for quite a while - to visit the Lake District and more specifically Beatrix Potter's house.
I love the Beatrix potter stories, I have the tv show and movie on DVD. The sweeping landscape views in both sets have inspired me immensely to visit the area. There are two train stations accessible in the district from London, I chose to arrive at Windermere, one ofthe ...
We wanted to do a big hike. So we went to Langdale and decided to tackle the mighty peaks of Rossett Pike, Esk Pike and Bowfell, calculating a nice circular route to encompass these. The weather however, was not on our side. The walk along the valley was nice, but as we began ascending the wind increased and the visibility became extremely poor. We reached Rossett Pike and boldly ...
... island in the River Dee. To get to the castle you have to ring a bell on shore and someone comes to get you in a boat. It is only a couple minutes ride but neat to do. So you get to the island and there is the castle ruin. It has a good view of the river up and down and the surrounding country side. Perfect for medieval lords. Okay history lesson, Threave Castle was built by Archibald Douglas in the 1370's and belongs to the Scots. It remained the stronghold of the ...
... hoping to find Sara and Judy but couldn't see them so jumped back on the bike for the downhill glide. The temperature had dropped quite a bit and then wind chill factor on the way down meant my toes and fingers started to tingle and go numb. I was so pleased to have the new bike and be more confident with the brakes. I was able to freewheel quite a few times, but the road also zig zagged in sections so the brakes did come in handy. There were a few more ...