Falcon Manor Hotel
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... men fly fishing in the river
and there were children playing all over the place.
The lanes around the village close by are very narrow as
they are in every village. One issue we
have had is the lack of anywhere to park the motorhome so that we can get out
and have a look at what they have to offer.
All the drivers we have encountered though have been so friendly and
courteous, waving us through in tight spots.
As we came around ...
... dungeons, kitchens, slits in the walls for shooting arrows. This castle was held under siege for various times over 3 years. The mind cannot deal with such a concept.
Then in the evening we went to Bolton Abbey to see the ruins of the original Abbey which was built from 1155 over time by travelling masons for the Augustinian canons. Most of this was badly damaged during Henry VIII's dissolution of the abbeys but the nave was rebuilt and today serves as ...
... br> We said our goodbyes as most of us were leaving for other travel the next day.
Gillies and I went by taxi to JFK airport for our overnight flight to Manchester arriving there at 7.00am the next day. We picked up the hire car(Vauxhall Astra) at the airport and drove straight away to a village called Wentworth. This was made possible by using our Tom Tom - it would have been a hair-raising experience without this amazing device.
... I'm stoked to be able to work and play with so many different animals I'm not used to. I'm pretty sure she said she had a couple of meow meows running around :P Guess I'm gonna finish this Roast beef n Cheese sammy and chips (fries) and move along to rendezvous alpha :D
Sorry no pics, just videos that Facebook or Travelpod won't let me post due to background songs breaking stupid copyright rules. I'll make up for it next time.
Now it is time to trudge to my next campsite while the rain has let up. I look forward to new scenery and people every time. I actually met a couple at my last site that had started their 20 mile trek the same way I did, two miles in the wrong direction. It made me feel better about myself, especially when I learned they have done the trail before.
I have four days to make it to Penrith to meet my first WWOOFing host. The ...