Travel Blogs from Liverpool
The journey is not far away and with my bags packed only a few hours left until I fly. Am just off on a final shopping trip to pick up the last few remaining items and probably find some more items I didn't think I would need until now. I just hope my baggage allowance will cope with some more things. Counting down the hours only one sleep to go. It's getting ...
We've haven't done much today. There was some banking to do, so we walked into town, through the old streets. It is such a beautifully preserved city. We had coffee at Brown's, a department store which had been on this site since 1791, and trading since 1780. It is part of the ancient Rows of shops, and their cafe is in the crypt, which was built after a big fire in 1278. It is stone lined with ribbed vaults and was used for storage for hundreds of years, now a popular ...
It's Mother's Day here in England and Terry gave me a lovely little Wedgewood dish (from a charity shop). I just have to get it home safely. We had a latish start as Daylight Saving began last night, but we had a beautiful day in spite of the mist which hung around all day. We had a packed programme, spanning most of Britain's historical eras.
First stop was the Iron Age Hill Fort at Oswestry. Three thousand years old and one of ...
... story gift shop which of course our students loved. Our last destination of the day was to Conway to visit Conway castle. Conway castle is set atop a hill and over looks the water. Another ancient castle that had several Towers and rooms still intact that we were able to explore. There were some tremendous views from the towers and we took several photos. Of course, another gift shop and we ...
... moved onto the Cavern Area where the Beatles played. There is a large hotel there with statues of the 4 Beatles on the outside. It also has Matthew St where the Cavern is located.
The last stop before we return to the start point is Queen Square where a monument of Queen Victoria is located and the Town Hall is in a near by street.
We decided to stay on the bus to the area where both Cathedrals were located. We first visited the Catholic, it ...
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