The Chambers Park Place
Travel Blogs from Leeds
... of which the large Cathedral York Minster is the most prominent. The "Shambles" is also very popular, having provided inspiration to "Diagon Alley" in Harry Potter. It features a number of shops in a narrow cobbled stoned alley way.
The kids were quite fascinated by the cat trail of York. There are many cat figurines and statues decorating the buildings. The cats were put on the buildings to scare away the rats which brought plague and other ...
... gardens and take a walk down the river. We sat by some ruins and ate fresh strawberries in the sun. Next we walked along the top of the old city wall, enjoying the views and learning about the history of the city. At one of the old towers there was a small museum that we entered and learnt all about King Richard II and the war of roses (the York family vs the Lancasters) and the brutal ...
... brother, my nephew Ashley and his girlfriend Amy-Lou. Not often am I the shortest person in a group but I think it's on this occasion. Good food and a nice waitress from Winnipeg. Things have definitely changed for the better. Back home to watch the end of Stage 2 on TV at my brother's house. He tells me it is a measure of Tour mania that this was the first time he has watched a ...
... the clergy men and parishioners would walk past hear her and walk on. Everyone was so fearful of the plague that they chose to ignore the cries of a 6yr old girl. When someone finally entered the house, the little girl had died. She has not died from the plague, she had died from starvation. She never had the plague. That is how fearful everyone was in those days.
The tour guide asked the question who was the person/people who acted the ...
A month since my last post so time for a quick update. Flights are booked (cue fanfare). Four are now set in stone with just the Rio > London one left to bring up to the correct dates. What this means is that we can now start planning for real. So, we have 3 days in Iceland, 39 days in the US and Canada, 3 days in Costa Rica and perhaps 40 days in South America. Thats a grand total of 85 days; a ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking