Stoke Park Country Club, Spa and Hotel
Travel Blogs from Stoke Poges
As is often the case in Africa, no-man’s land stretches out for hundreds of metres. With each step into the darkness, the dim lights of Senegal dimmed further behind us, without any sign of growing light ahead in Mali. Crossing the bridge over the River Senegal that marks the natural boundary between the two countries here, a hotel came into view on our right hand side. A hotel in no-man’s land? This was our greatest slice of luck all ...
... all those thousands of people were for the kiss of William and Catherine. They didn't invite us in either. That's what they really think of us Colonials especially after we smacked them at cricket.
... Whitchurch Lock there was some work taking place on the toll bridge, but nothing that held us up.
At Mapledurham we were finally able to empty the cassettes, although the disposal point was hidden behind a mobile catering van, and we had to ask the lockkeeper where it was.
There were the usual extraordinary numbers of swans in Reading. When we reached Caversham lock it was self-service, so Hazel went to press buttons. We stopped at Tesco for a few items, ...
Brilly Brilly what did you do there? While the Queen is off
holidaying at Balmoral we thought we would checked out Buckingham Palace. And
no the corgies were with her so I couldn't frighten them under the chair.
Buckingham Palace WHOW that is something to be seen. We had
access to the 19 staterooms which is where she entertains, saw her coronation
dress, crown etc and the centre courtyard where all the carriages come into when
in use ...
... it was very late at night by this time. The boys had showers while I went to 'hunt and gather' some food for dinner and breakfast. We're very close to a sainsburys and tescos on great Portland road. The streets here are so beautiful... Every street is lined with hanging colourful pot plants. Boy I'm hungry by now! Josh barely finished his dinner before falling asleep.. Same with Gary. I gave Noah a bit of a bath before putting us to bed as well. Goodnight..! (Days 2 and 3 to come ...