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... marched by. I came across another leaning house. What is it with these Europeans not being able to keep their houses upright! It was an amusing little place and contributed significantly to my sense of having stepped into the pages of Harry Potter. I had chosen this hotel, because, on the map, it seemed to be fairly close to Windsor Castle. Not too far to walk. I was right. The castle is a vast building and covers about 20 something acres but the main gate is about ...
... be during Spring and Summer with all the blooms. Walking the streets is really delightful with all the shops, architecture, the Thames and all the swams on it! Eton is like stepping back in time with very narrow cobble stoned streets and its stunningly beautiful and famous college where the students have to wear the traditional Eton tux (long tail jacket included), in the streets as well as within the walls of the school, how cool is that?
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Anyway, Adele can take the credit for this, as she was the one that convinced me to write a blog. So lucky you guys, getting to read my highly exciting updates (I really do hope they get a bit more exciting than this...).
P.S, In case you were wondering 'Why 'Lick'?'. Lou & Nick = Lick...
... to our accommodations in Speen, Newbury and managed to get a taste of rush hour on the M40. Arrived at the Hare & Hounds Hotel & Inn just in time for happy hour followed by an excellent meal - homemade fish pie for Linda and a Moroccan tagine for Howard. Mmmmmm, was really good! A short walk across the garden to our comfy room and restful sleep.
Tomorrow, Highclere castle (home of "Downton Abbey")!!!
Today we decided to head out to Windsor Castle. Joal was supposed to go there back in 2000 but it wasn't opened during this time because Lizzy was on holidays. We caught the tube to Paddington and then a train to Slough. From Slough we changed trains and caught another to Windsor.
What a perfect day. The weather was beautiful. A tour guide took us through the castle and gave us some insight into ...