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... on the coach and into Stratford town, the birth place of William Shakespear. We peruse the Shakespeare museum then find a cafe for a Cornish pastie, yay! !
Back on the coach and on the M40 heading for York. The countryside is lush green and covered in crops of wheat, barley and canola. Now and then there are flocks of sheep and a few scattered cows ...
Up and out by 9:30 to catch the train to York. As it was Saturday and we were unaware, we hadn't reserved specific seats and found almost every one had been booked by someone for some portion of the journey. After being bounced out of three different seats at different times, JR ended up in a different carriage halfway thru the trip. One stupid chick left her case out in the aisle next to me, which tripped one young man with a full can of beer, which shot a large stream of lager ...
... with limited reception it was as good as useless. Although it did manage to take us a rather circuitous route when it was working and then effectively dumped us in the middle of nowhere. Lucky we had a trusty paper map, and we managed to navigate ourselves out of trouble. The Yorkshire Dales were beautiful, but unfortunately there is nowhere to stop to get photos, so our memories will have to do. Today I had my first turn at ...
... Jedburgh Abbey. Mary Queen of Scots fell quite ill after her long trip Jedworth. Her hosts made her a stew of oranges which is now known as Marmalade. SIGHTS: the Pedestrian bridge crossing the River Tweed Kelpies Horse statues that are open steel that light up in the evening. Supper and song at Torphichen pub for the best night of laughs and good food and drink and crispy coated haggis with a sauce that complimented it nicely. Stay at Airth Castle Hotel and Spa by the Airth ...
... the black and white sheep and grab the lambs to cuddle. No matter how many we saw through the day, the happiness of each sighting never dropped!
We had a quick wander at the lake edge near Ambleside and then further on a little walk through a wooded section near a stream, both shortened by showers becoming more like rain. We took a few pics at both spots, but retreated back to the dry warmth of the car. After a bit of back-tracking (the ...