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All packed and ready to go by 11.00 a still left a little late. No trouble on the roads and swift service for lunch in the pub so arrived in good time at the parking. Good service as usual and through check in without issue. No question about the skis, boots or hand bags. Bumped into Jim Humphries in the check in queue, pleased they are not headed to our resort - the sauna could have been ...
Well, after crashing for 14hrs I managed to not experience any jet lag other than a lack of appetite, I think my stomach may if stayed behind in Australia... meh...I've spent the last few days exploring Bristol. What a beautiful city! The city center itself is fairly small, manageable to walk around in a couple hours, but birstol itself consists of many small suburbs which makes it large! 400,000+ people. It's chilly here, ...
... narrow boats and walkers, and are important for wildlife conservation.
For the stretch we walked, the canal was dug into the hillside with the Avon River flowing below, here not being suitable for navigation.
We joined lots of other walkers, dogs, cyclists and joggers along the tow path to the next village, Avoncliff. The canal crosses the River Avon here via an aqueduct. We stopped for a coffee at the 17th century Cross Guns pub, which has a beer garden right down to ...
... was already in the lock. I had to open the first gate and it was really, really light. Then the boats came in and we had to shut the gates. Then we had to open the gates at the front just a little bit until the water went out. Then I had to help open them a lot so the boats to go through. Then I went to the other side because there were too many kids on the side I was on. And I helped the lady pull it closed. It was really heavy. Then I went home and I ...
... arrived in the grounds of the cathedral. Straining our necks, the height of the spire was now truly apparent
We entered the cathedral, making the 'suggested' donation. I guess this must have a tax advantage over requiring an entry payment. The interior is awesome. There are bigger cathedrals of course but it was spectacular and it contained a number of special points of interest. These include the ...
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