Travel Blogs from Eskdale
... doggy treats kindly left by the hotel for Murray, it was time to bed down for the night. The alarm was set for eight hours later and we were determined to make the most of every single hour of comfortable, unbroken sleep...unfortunately however Murray had other ideas. It started with a jump on the bed and lick on the face at 1am, followed by a whimper at 2.30am, another lick at 4am, a very solid kick at 5.30am, and finally, to add insult to injury, a bark ...
... had let up so the visibility was better and we could actually see across the lake. We drove up and down a couple of high points to try and get a good view of the lake. We stopped at a hilltop pull off to see the area. The parking lots were full of slush which made our walking limited, especially after Logan fell trying to get a good view of the lake. Even with soaking wet jeans, he was able to score a couple of pretty awesome photos of the hill side ...
... town surrounding the edges of it with plenty of shopping and food. We walked around the main dock area where they had daily cruises and boats for rent. Since the weather was starting to get rainy and windy, we opted out of the cruise but did walk around and take pictures. They even sold duck food since there were ducks and swans all around the area and they knew about the food, they followed you! I tried to get a picture with ...
I departed Oxenholme station in late afternoon, after waving my family goodbye I settled into the first stage of my long journey across the world.
After several hours on the virgin train from the north I arrived in
london at Euston, I crossed to Notting hill gate to meet natascha, my
first host of the long trip! She showed me around the area of london
where she lives and we went for a cheeky pint in a lovely little pub.
84. 10 Peaks (short)
30 miles 3239 total miles.
2.47MPH 24.17 minute miles.
3500m of ascent.
19th joint out of 82 , 1st lady out of 7.
We did the short course 30 miles and 3200m of ascent covering Helvellyn 950m, High Rise 762m, Bowfell 903m, Esk Pike 885m, Great End ...