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Travel Blogs from Stafford
... br> Ian tells me we have some of his work friends from Belgium following our travels on this Blog. Feel free to make some comments everyone!
2 more sleeps in my own bed then, before I start having to share with one of The Chuckle Brothers. Must remember to pack my Chastity Belt!
I think we are all ready to go now. All looking forward to our Trip - it should be a good 10 days.
Using my brother in laws place as a base means we can flit in and out of area - so here's a composite. (Phew do I hear you say?) Winchcombe is a town in the Cotswolds and was visited by a party from the Francis Brett Young Society (local author) - with us tagging along! The real reason was a performance of one of FBY's poems set to music by Andrew Downes, a local West Midlands composer. My bro in law is very involved with this society and the planning for ...
After a burrito lunch with our cousin Kishan at his university in Birmingham, we continued to cousins’ Drupti and Ajay for a couple of days.
Whilst there, we went to one of Apeksha’s favourite places - Cadbury’s World! From the moment we drove up to the gates, she was taking photos of the signs and all ...
... stairs. The adults, Emma and Geoff, Mark and Kerry, Chris and Rachel (formerly the kids) and Lin and Henry, John and Cheryl, Ali and Jum, Suzy and Dave. It has been 6 years since Liz's wedding when were last here, so it was really lovely to see everyone - honestly it was almost like a time warp. It didn't seem like so long had passed.
The best part though was to watch and listen to all ...
... than happy to get the bikes up to the normal landscape.
Having lost our course due to the landslide, we reset the GPS to make best time/distance to our destination. This takes us onto some busy A roads, but between bike lanes and dual use paths, we travel along without any problems. We carry on through Wolverhampton, but still the rain precludes stopping for any photos. Never mind, keep the wheels turning.
At the reception, we get ...
Other places to stay in Stafford
Acton Court, Stafford | 3 star hotelfrom $77
Eccleshall Road, Stafford | 3 star hotelfrom $70
46-46a Greengate Street, Stafford | 3 star hotelfrom $136
1 Hurricane Close, Stafford | Hotelfrom $87
1 Spitfire Close, Stafford | Hotelfrom $89
7 Salter Street , Stafford | Hotelfrom $99
Hough Retail Park, Stafford | Hotelfrom $65