The Fort Hotel
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... how they are coping by Sabbath. :) I have been sent photos of some of their culinary creations, and I don't doubt they are eating very well. :) Maybe I can retire from cooking when I get home. :) But they told me this was MY travel blog and not to be their "survival" blog, so I will leave them to make their own special memories. It will be nice to be back with them, but of course I'm making the most of my time here.
I'm sitting in ...
... some of the best food on the planet, making new friends in the most
random of ways, and deciding whether after too much free whisky, was it time to
splash out $1 on a large beer.
But I am not here to dwell. The past week has allowed me
time to realise and fully appreciate some of amazing things about travelling.
Usually I focus on writing about where I've been and what I've done, but
chances are I'm going to be repeating a lot of these stories over ...
... high speed European trains, got to experience high speed travel 'British style'. Not complaining, train was comfortable (in 1st class at least) service good, breakfast and Lunch with glass of wine served at my table, was just a pity about the bouncy ride, would like to have drunk more and worn less of the wine!
... ancestor tracing and exploring. We had some information as to the location of Great Grandfather William H. Walker's location of burial and went to see if we might find his gravestone. After a visit to the burial office and with map in hand we were off to find Great Grandad Walker. After much searching we realised, sadly, that he had died with an unmarked grave. We met one of the local grave maintenance men ...
Day one started with chopping veg. I had no idea there were so many ways of chopping vegetables. I'm looking forward to practising over the next few weeks.
After chopping the veg, we sweated them and made a really yummy veg soup.
I made my first ever soda bread - it definitely won't be my last. It lasted all of about 2 minutes!
We finished the afternoon off with shortbread and scones. I've frozen the scones so I can take them home at the ...