The Langham Hotel
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Travelled from Edinburgh to Warwick. Visited Warwick Castle and Ann Hathaways birthplace. Ann Hathaway was the wife of William Shakespeare. She was 10 years older than him. Stayed at the Hilton hotel and had our farewell dinner. I ended up with laringytis and ...
birthday anniversary one of my tasks at the hostel was mowing the lawn!!! This
is only of interest because that was one of Dad’s favourite chores at Shannon
and Penny’s farm. He’d get his mowing clothes on most Tuesdays and head down to
spend the day with Shannon. Dad would get on the ride-on mower and spend hours
going back and forth through the paddock with his big sun hat ...
Monday - Elton
miles - 10.79
locks - 4
weather - cloudy and very windy, not good for cruising
Left Alwalton at 11.30, moored in Elton 4 hours later and haven't passed a single boat of any description. Away from it all? I'll say.
Tuesday - Ashton (near Oundle)
miles - 8.68
locks - 4
weather - sunny spells (not windy today thankfully)
Lots of boats passed ...
Leaving Northampton, we set off for Stoke Bruerne, a small village built around the Grand Union Canal. I was very excited to visit this place because I've never seen the canal boats (known as narrow boats) of England. People often holiday on them and even live on them since they're quite self-sustaining. We saw quite a few boats, all brightly colored, and some even had firewood strapped on top, I guess for heating. Avril and I walked up the wooded path and saw ...
... these parks you will
have the opportunity to view the abundant wildlife including Elephant, Lion, Cheetah, White Rhino, Buffalo, Hippo,
Antelope, Crocodile and Pink Flamingos. From here you can also choose to go into the Serengeti National Park for a day
where vast herds of wildebeest roam the plains. For those who wish - there is an option to visit a local Maasai Village and
learn about their culture and way of life.
Making our way to Kenya we pass through hot ...
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