South Lodge Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lower Beeding
... dogs on a lead. The council really need to put up a sign for the boaters as well as for people coming from Abingdon.
We went for a walk around the town looking for a place to eat. We had a meal at the Narrow, a new Wetherspoons pub, in the building previously occupied by the post office. We followed this with a visit to Waitrose before returning to the boat for a rainy evening.
5 locks, 9 miles
Wed 23rd Oct
We had a ...
... ice cream from the royal organic cows. We then made our way to Eton, as it is close to Windsor Castle we walked. The village we walked through was very quaint and it was a lovely walk in the sunny. Eton was interesting, it was set up by Henry VI in the 1400s for 70 of the brightest boys from poor families, they were called scholars and it was free. The scholars lived in the building and attended classes all day. They still do this today and only 70 in ...
... tents! What a dedicated bunch we are.
For me personally, I think the highlight of the queuing would have been when the stewards coming around and giving out booklets on ‘A Guide to Queuing.’ Could they be serious? Only in England would they provide a book on how to be courteous whilst in a bloody line! This will be going to the pool room – in the ‘Are you for real display’.
On the final night we stayed ...
... But the Manchester locals seem to appreciate it.
Unfortunately, the sunny weekend weather gave way to clouds and rain during the week, as per typical Manchester weather.
However, I escaped the dreary weather this past weekend by traveling to Kingston Upon Thames once again to visit my dear friend from California, Taylor Tompane, who is a full-time student at Kingston University.
I rode the Megabus for a ...
... br> The score - STOP READING if you are going to watch it!!!!
We Won!!!! What a day - my first time to Twickenham, and a win. The Lions played in maroon - we thought we were watching Qld (or else someones mother washed the jerseys with the red soxs)
Great day - I am still excited even after walking to the station with thousands of others to catch the train home.
Nana-jan & Puppa