The Dockmaster's House

Pier Road, Bristol, England, BS20 7HG, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Bristol

Saturday in England, it must be Bath

A travel blog entry by quirk303 on Oct 11, 2014

1 comment, 9 photos

Saturday in England, it must be Bath Driving into this town that is a least 2000 years old takes your breath away. A lot of the buildings are sandstone and the whole town is apparently on the UN ESCO world heritage list. After finding parking near the river we take the short stroll into the ancient town. We find the tourist information and get the Red bus map and set off into the busy streets. Bath Abbey is on one side of the square. There is a sign saying a Norman tower stood on ...


A travel blog entry by brendasjoy on Oct 11, 2014

2 comments, 21 photos

... luggage and travel a bit lighter. I can also come back in between my forays.
So thankful!

Bath is bathed in beautiful golden light like a tiny Paris. In
the well-presented Roman thermo mineral bath and temple ruins, one easily gets
an immersive and tangible experience of that era. I feel right at home in that
town, my favorite so far.


The Green

A travel blog entry by brendasjoy on Oct 11, 2014

1 comment, 14 photos

... sounds British. .

Rosemary is a vicar’s widow, and is very involved in the village
Anglican church. We have interesting conversations about religion and the gay
issue. There are two gay couples living nearby, one of which attended the
service on Sunday. It is hard for her to imagine the kind of fundamentalism I came
out of, and the ways that issue is handled in ...

Bristol, Bath and Castle Combe

A travel blog entry by micpacfamily on Aug 03, 2013

34 photos

... ticket in another country proved to have its own challenges. Bath was busy and crowded with tourists, and the boys wanted to swim at the hotel before the pool closed, so we drove back to Bristol after picking up some fudge and tea. Back at the hotel Lucas and Anthony enjoyed the pool, Brad took a nap and I caught up on blogging. It was nice to take a few moments to relax.

We walked down to the waterfront for a bite to eat. The boys chose to eat ...

They think it's all over .... It is now!

A travel blog entry by makeorbreak on Jul 24, 2013

3 comments, 6 photos

... us some indication what they'd be going through the next day (in summary, a LOT of pain!). We had a great ride, bagging our first Alpine col (Col de Sarenne), at a slightly annoying altitude of 1999m!!
The following day we headed up, together with an estimated half a million others, onto the hill, to secure our place. We managed to find some other Brits with a couple of large Union jacks to join, and enjoyed a great few hours of ...

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