The Black Swan Inn
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Travel Blogs from Thornton-le-Moor
... lost count of the number of howdo's and orright's as we passed folk! We walked over the gently rolling Urra, Farndale, and High Blakey Moors, one massive expanse of wind swept heather. What a lonely eerie place it would be in the winter mist. Along the way we saw grouse, grazing sheep spread sparsely, a few rabbits and small birds. In no time at all we were approaching Blakey and our B&B. The Lion Inn has been a welcome site to weary travellers for nearly 500 ...
We had a lovely meal last night at the Golden Lion and rested comfortably overnight. I discovered that I have a drug dependence. Sad at 50 but there you have it. For the past 48 hours my feet have been burning and throbbing. The constant trauma to the soft tissues over so many kilometres has taken a toll. Stopping the antiinflammatories was the issue so I restarted them last night and it made all the ...
... York is quite flat and we seemed to be able to see all of England from up there; including what one would consider the new cathedrals of England, huge power stations (at least 3) visible on the distant horizon. Check out the pics.
We our day was rounded off with a late lunch in a posh Italian(?) restaurant housed in a colonnaded Romanesque building. We ate pizza because we didn't want to afford anything else...but enjoyed the cool ambience.
... we arrive at the White Lion a pub in the middle of no where. It is full of locals and dogs. Shower and blog catch up. Downstairs we join the locals and had a mulled wine - so nice and warm. Again we all regroup and discuss the walk, dinner and off to bed. I get to the room and look out through the window and it is clear and the sun is setting so I head outside to take photo's. Now to ...
Tuesday PM, September 2, 2014
Seems like we've been waiting for such a long time to get this trip started; it was a little surreal actually getting underway tonight. We made it all the way to Portland for dinner and a night at an airport hotel. We have to be at the airport by 5:00 AM in the morning. Ugh.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
3:30 AM came way too soon, but the shuttle got us to the airport in good time; got ...