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... as one walks down narrow alley ways - historically speaking.
We really enjoyed spending time with Dawnie - our chauffeur, fashion advisor, tour guide and general advice counselor. Thank you Dawnie!
Trip went smooth and luggage taken with us in our 3 panniers so far has been sufficient as we sit here writing this entry after dinner (chicken and salad...thank you Dawnie!). So far so good for the Europe trip. We are both looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead.
... managed to get David to take a book and go and sit outside in the sun. Both of us dozed, then the wind came up a bit and we moved. About 6 we took ourselves off to get a meal. After some to-ing and fro-ing we found a pub. Had nice meal, broccoli and Stilton cheese soup followed by sirloin steak. Back 'home' before 8. Watched TV and headed to bed pretty early. Not too long to get to Liverpool tomorrow and we don't have to rush ...
... we pulled into the car park as they were about to dock. The day had started off a bit grey & overcast but although a bit cool it was lovely & sunny when we set off along the waterways.
We were going to pass through about 3 locks, an aqueduct & a tunnel as well as stop for lunch somewhere along the way, & we were going to go from Oswestry in Shropshire to Chirk in Wales, before turning around & starting back again.
... buildings to explore. On Friday we went on a river cruise around the town along the River Severn.
Another claim to fame of the town is the 1984 movie A Christmas Carol was filmed here and in the graveyard they left the gravestone of Ebenezer Scrooge after filming.
Weather has been sunny and warm, but there is supposed to be rain and a cold snap on its way. I hope I don't need to get the thermals back ...
... elements from Tudor times onwards and was a music hall before it became a
museum. Several people recommended that we visit the old quarry which had been
turned into a garden and park, in particular the Dingle, which is like the dell
in Wellington Botanical Gardens. Shrewsbury had
entered a “Blooms for Britain”