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Well, it's here at last. The final day of our adventure before catching the flight home. Who would have thought it could go so quickly and yes, another couple of weeks just enjoying our mates would have been perfect. But all good things have to come to an end and pensions permitting perhaps we will start planning the return visit soon. I am dreading adding up all the bills but it will all have been worth it (except the extra baggage charges, the extra hire car ...
... TRAVEL AGAIN Most if us traveled in a gap year or during uni to infested backpacker joints serving €1 shots you could die from...some saw this as a challenge. But travel now is different, we can almost afford things, we can pay for tours and taxis, we can eat better than street stalls everyday and souvenirs have evolved from tacky t shirts to exotic rugs or artwork that would look fabulous in our new humble abode. I've embraced this one full heartidly with a ...
Ok, so this will shock folks but this is all my luggage, one rucksack, a carry bag & purse. This is for a month. The horror!!! Having spent many years as a travelling IT consultant or 'digital *****' (cheers mike for that ) where I spent lot of time living in hotels out of a suitcase and toting my **** up to the **** end on nowhere (aka hull etc) I learned just how little you can live with and just how much you can ...
... showed me my room, and then helped me load a pile of washing I'd brought with me into the machine
While that was on I decided to have a stroll around the town. It is a really nice place full of trees and parks and probably very expensive housing.
Hearing a clip clopping noise I turned around and saw a hearse drawn by two black horses trotting down the road with a procession of limousines following behind. What a wonderful sight it was.
On the way back I called in ...
For over 1000 years people have lived in and visited one of this country's finest towns. With its famous Guildhall, magnificent Church and restored Windmill set against a backdrop of Medieval houses it is considered the jewel in the crown of Essex.
Thaxted is a small country town with a recorded history which dates back to before the Domesday Book. Yet although the town is full of considerable architectural interest, its attraction ...