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The moment you step off the train the tranquil area, beautiful fresh air and peaceful sounds washes over you. It's lovely and the complete opposite of London!
There are 4 small villages I spent most of my time in, Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside and Waterhead. Bowness-on-Windermere and Waterhead are located right on the water front and you can take a ferry to each port. While Windermere and Ambleside ...
... the next cairn in the distance. As it leveled out I thought I had reached the summit, wrong. I had read that this was the case, you kept thinking you had reached the top as you crest a number of false summits, but until you reach the trig point and topping stone you need to keep going. By now the wind stronger than I had ever been in for a sustained period. The loneliness and desolation gave me a strange feeling of euphoria and the cloud cover only helped make this ...
... collected? Taxes were then as now the bane of the taxer and the taxee.
That’s the long way round to get back to the Wall, but Rome’s going to keep surfacing throughout our Grand Tour, so we might as well get the bare bones history out of the way at the start.
The wall was 80 Roman miles long (that’s about 75 of our miles) running from the North Sea at Newcastle on Tyne on England's eastern coast to Carlisle on the Irish Sea on ...
... the little village we immediately started exploring. Adorable little shops and cafe's set the foreground for the rolling mountains and misty trees behind them. Bright flowers lined the streets, bridges crossed over little rivers, and sheep wandered in the open fields. No wonder Wordsworth, the famous poet who grew up in this town, found so much inspiration in nature. Two of my friends and I started by sitting down for coffee in a little cafe on the ...
... served by staff it was well worth it!
We had a long chat anbd she explained that they opened the barn when the wall opened as a path and that they got a grant to build it as there was not much accomodation.
She was telling me how the post office had just closed down, and the famous The Centurion pub at Walton also.
Anyway. Well worth the experience, and a must for breakfast.
After breakfast I went back to the tent and the "operating theatre". When I ...
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