The Lion Waddesdon
Travel Blogs from Waddesdon
... whole lives on their backs! Current dilemmas have included the sadness of not having our boots cards so being unable to collect points, getting confused in the circular departures lounge that didn't go all the way around & whether or not Lottie should have bought the oh so sexy flight socks! Lots of love, Lottie & Katherine ...
... wired with electric lights. Queen Victoria once visited, and is reported to have been so impressed with electricity that she requested that the lights be turned off and on for her, several times. Buckingham Palace was at that time lit with candles.
A fairly wet day out but great to be out looking at the English countryside again.
... been estimated that they had the largest private fortune of the 19th century as well as the largest fortune in modern history. Mayer Amschel founded the line in the 1700s and there are five branches to the family descended from his children. The branches are Paris, Vienna, London, Naples, and Frankfurt. The Baron is from the Vienna branch of the family. The Baron bought Waddesdon from the Duke of Marlborough, but the estate was just farm land. ...
... again soon, sharing a glass of wine and some stories!
Lastly but most importantly, my 3 beaut kids Scott, Nic and Ben.. I have missed you very much and can't wait to see you. Skype has been a wonderful thing and kept me in touch on a daily basis but it will be lovely to see you again.
Nic, have a very, very, very HAPPY BIRTHDAY tomorrow!!! I hope everyone spoils you!!!
Lots of love,
Sandra (Mum to some)
You will be overcharged for everything, taxis, tuk tuks, markets, restaurants
If you are female and travel alone, you will be touched up, you will be seen as a target, try and latch onto another person, or group, even if you just follow them, beware of where you are, who is behind you, don’t go down dark alley ways, carry a small spray deodorant spray ,(it’s as good as pepper ...