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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... antenna and TV, SATNAV system etc etc. Had to get a technician in to show us to set up the sophisticated electronic satellite dish with which we apparently can get UK TV all over Europe. Fortunately the motor-home is easy to drive even though it is big. Paul seems very confident weaving through narrow lanes and traffic. Also the SATNAV makes driving fantastically easy. So we now don't have to argue about the route anymore! At least Paul argues with ...
... we have here is a Robin Hood that is part of an oral tradition. At one point, however, that oral tradition, some 150 years after Robin Hood is supposed to have been active in Sherwood Forest, in Nottngham and with the Sheriff of Nottingham, was written down.
Basically the story of Robin Hood was written first in 1377 in William Langland's "Piers Plowman." As the story persisted through the ...
... of the ship I found a bit of shade and listened to my audio book "weaveworld" This evening after dinner we went to Manhattan to listen to Antony Adams who did a tribute to Frank Sinatra I really enjoyed but it was best not to look at him as he didn't look at all like Frank Sinatra. After that we went to Malabar to listen to Catch 22 all in all a very enjoyable ...
We left York on Wednesday morning under overcast skies and headed south on the A1. On the way to our hotel in Chesterfield we stopped at Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire. Although originally built in the 12th century, the Little Castle that is seen today was built in the 17th century by Charles Cavendish and his son William who completed it as a "Pleasure Palace". Some of the ornate rooms have been restored and give a glimpse ...
So April marked the month that would finally see the beginning of our adventure. With so much to do (visa's, flights, travel insurance, jabs, packing our lives into a suitcase each) and of course saying our goodbyes we we're finally ready to leave for ...