Travel Blogs from Stoke Poges
... all else where to fail, we could at least have shelter that night. Better get signed in first though of course. The country I mean.
Beyond the hotel, shacks and border style offices and businesses began to reappear, but no immigration office. We walked on, turned round, walked back, searched, asked, returned and turned again, but all to no avail. We grew tired of yet another fruitless search around an hour after leaving Senegal, deciding to head ...
From there we walked up to Trafalgar Square, then onto Drury Lane Theater, I wanted to take a photo of Russ at the corner of Russell Street and Drury Lane, I was standing in the road dodging taxis and a lady came up to ...
... there were hardly any boats there. We also failed to see the black swans that usually frequent the area. They could have been up the Kennet or in the large marina.
Sonning Lock was our last lock of the day, and we found a mooring on a field where we had to use our plank to allow Hugo on and off easily.
Hugo brought us a small but active field mouse as a gift. James released it further up the path.
6 locks, 20 miles, 1 mouse
... like wedding etc. Than we finished off we High Tea at the
Garden Café overlooking the Buckingham gardens and lawn. The sweets were
delicious – chocolate profiterole, fruit scone with clotted cream strawberry preserve
and real strawberries, strawberry frasiea and wholegrain baguette with
ham and emerald cheese. I also enjoyed fresh apple juice from the squeezed
Looking around Buckingham Palace all I could think was glad I
am not ...
Today's forecast was for rain, but it was looking ok in the morning so we decided to check out a few places that involved short on-and-off train stops. First up we got off the tube at Temple, and walked back a block and up a gated alley to find the Roman Baths in Strand Lane. I had tried to find this location in 2010, but it was all locked up at both access points. Viv, our Unseen Tour guide, had also mentioned the baths, and told us when and how to ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility