Travel Blogs from Liverpool
... when they had to ) during prayers. Underneath the seat was built a small shelf to perch on and these became over time overlaid with skilfully carved creatures or scenes from scripture.
I still haven't worked out what the beer swilling man with the pigs backside ( description from wikipedia) was doing on the choirstall, but it will have to remain one of life's little mysteries.
I liked Chester and enjoyed my day wandering around its unusual sights and beautiful ...
... Beatles played nearly 300 shows. It was a pretty surreal experience to sit watching a local guy play some Beatles covers on the exact stage the band used to play on. Another exhibit we saw was part of the Maritime Museum on the docks. It was a museum dedicated to the story of black slavery - slaves in America, UK, France and other nations who felt the need to take humans from Africa and own them. A very powerful exhibition which left you asking the question "how could ...
... it “not for the faint-hearted”!
We also visited Aberconwy House, a 14th Century merchant's house, and spent some time walking along the quay and along the river. One of the buildings on the quay measures only 3.05m high by 1.8m wide and is the smallest house in Britain. There are 3 bridges across the river – a railway bridge, a modern road bridge and a suspension bridge built by Thomas Telford in 1826. Conwy is a very interesting ...
... plans, whether they are enough or what is expected of me remains to be seen.
It's also been really difficult to say goodbye to everyone. Last weekend I was away with friends in the SK and when it came to say goodbye to them, I did find it very difficult to fight back my emotions (I managed it just though). I've also been making every effort to see my closest friends across the country. As ...
Monday we head to Liverpool for 2 nights. On the way we stop at the U-Boat Museum at the ferry port in Birkenhead. U-Boats were the terror of the seas in WWII. They had a range of 12,000 miles and sank 2200 boats killing over 62,000 people. Each U-Boat had around 50 men on board in tiny cramped quarters. Of the 40,000 Germans who served on U Boats, 30,000 were killed. The U534 was an IXC/40. It was large and could carry up to 40 ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center