Owston Hall Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... for Guy Fawkes day. For anyone unfamiliar, a dude named Guy Fawkes tried to blow up parliament in 1605 and failed. To celebrate his torture and execution, the people lit bonfires and the tradition has continued through the years. It's a bit odd, but then again so is Thanksgiving to the British. So anyway, we saw a huge bonfire and fireworks last night.
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... York with 3 hours to get a sense of the city - thankfully, there was a luggage storage service close to the station, so I dropped the bags and hit the road.
Walking the city wall is always an awesome experience - treading the paths of all kinds of ordinary people over the ages. Ruins have the same meditative effect on me - I just want to be there and imagine who else might have been where I am - I wonder what they might ...
The monasteries of Meteora came as a complete surprise. I'd never heard of the place before and had no idea what to expect when we decided to visit there. Like Nemrut, how and why those places were built is still a bit of a mystery.
And finally, having avoided most of France over the years, probably due to good old Anglo-Saxon prejudices, I ...
... to be clear, unambiguous and include the make, often the approximate year and sometimes the frame builder; if they mention the latter in their first breath then they immediately pass the test. If they are dressed in Lycra, they may just like Lycra so don't fall for that.
Nutters generally talk about colours, lonely people just talk. WHICHEVER category they are in, I give them respect (OK calling people nutters is not quiet PC but this is a ...