The Black Grouse
Travel Blogs from Buxton
So today is the the day I begin my journey, although a Travelodge in Birmingham isn't quite as exciting as Tanzania... (probably dirtier as well).
I'm currently doing some last minute rearranging of suitcases to fit everything in, with the help of Kenny ...
... a couple of houses, and a large tourist centre. We had lunch at the nice little cafe there. We explored the visitor centre to see what walks we could do. We didn't have a lot of time left in the day so we drove up the road a bit to Dovedale. Here we walked along a track to the stepping stones which are limestone rocks laid out over the Dove river. They have been there for over 100 ...
... shall be up to! Apologies if the posts are rather irregular as I have no idea when I shall be able to get internet haha. So you may get two weeks of posts at once! Hopefully this blog will be an accurate representation of life in Arusha, good and bad! Many of you (assuming people are reading this!) have asked me if I am nervous and the reply to this is no I am not nervous about what I may encounter (except maybe ...
People have been asking where I'll be on my trip, so here's a vague break down....
Mon 5th Jan- Jamaica
Mon 12th Jan- Cuba via Cayman Islands
Mon 26th Jan-Mon 23rd March: Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama
Mon 23rd March - Fri 10th April: Colombia and Ecuador
Friday 10th - Sat 25th April: Peru and Bolivia
... for 10 mins for a quick cuppa but finally we found Enid's home. She lives in an "old folks home" but has her own room and looks after herself, pretty good for 91 years old. She's such a feisty little woman, so much like Nanna it is lovely, and sad at the same time. I wonder what Nanna would think of us coming here and it's sad that she didn't get to see it, I think she would have been thrilled. Enid was so pleased so see us, we had a cuppa in her room and chatted, the family ...
Other places to stay in Buxton
Palace Road, Buxton | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Fading Grandeur
- The palatial Palace
- Palace Grande
The Square, Buxton | 3 star hotelfrom $137
The Park, Buxton | 3 star hotelfrom $138
1 Burlington Road, Buxton | Hotelfrom $86
21 Broad walk, Buxton | Hotelfrom $119