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Travel Blogs from Much Wenlock
We woke to very heavy rain which didn't stop till about midday so we decided to stay put. Mid afternoon, the sky was full of very heavy cloud with the odd bit of sun and we thought we would go further on. While getting the boat ready we realised just how strong the wind was, so we stayed put till morning.
We set off quite early for us and the water was fairly still. The wind had dropped considerably. We set off ...
Hugh took possession of his new Lorry today - Volvo, twin steer, 8 wheeler - 20 tonne. (You say "lorry" - we say "truck"). Gwynne and Hugh are in partnership and have lorries carrying stone, gravel, lime etc to farms and businesses in the area. He was most excited and we went down to Welshpool to see it before the body is painted. Gwynne and Hugh take much pride in their lorries - winning various prizes in the truck ...
... we booked tickets and started planning.
Our decision was to have one night in Edinburgh and spend a few days driving up there stopping at a few places that we didn't know, north east England and south east Scotland being the part of Great Britain that we known least well.
I started off from home and then stayed at Julie's overnight because she had a bit of work to do on Friday.
Not a lot to write about today. Up around 5:00am and then into two cars for the drive back to Heathrow via the car rental depot. Bob and Lorraine Phillips will travel with me in one car while Gill and Colin Cooke will take the second car. The others are all leaving later in various configurations as not everyone is going to Heathrow today.
We are to follow Gill as he has the GPS ...
... Heritage here prior to visiting Wenlock Priory.
Finally we visited another EH site - Wroxeter Roman Village. The audio tours at both EH sites were great and really bought them to life.
Fine and sunny today but still cold - bitterly cold with a strong NW wind blowing from the ...