The Red House
Travel Blogs from Melton Mowbray
... had a 10am meeting in Theddingworth. We met her contact, Ginny Beeby, and she showed us into and around the local church (that dates back to the 1200's). While Sheila and her looked over records and such, I made myself busy taking about 20 pictures of the church and its surroundings. Sheila has found church records of family members being both baptized ...
... Britain. 1100s. It was built against the cliff the castle was on and it had rooms cut into the rock. Amazing. The castle was good too. Only parts of the gatehouse was medieval but the building on the top - a 1700s building for the very rich - was great. It is now a museum. You can hire the place for parties and weddings etc, so I'm thinking of my 60th birthday! We travelled back to pick up Dave and headed to ...
Here is my long overdue message to say hello to all you guys who I stopped and chatted with at some length on the path. There were others whose names I did not get, but it is always nice to stop, talk, share stories. Even though our paths will probably never cross again. And thanks for any donations you have given, either on the path, or online; I have had a couple of anonymous donations, so thanks if it were yours.
I will start ...
Dry-pack done with the Highlander and MWH day bag. Domestic Vince has done a stellar job with the rolling and the folding for ultralight, weight-watchers slim, low-fat, flash backpacking. Pics to prove.
Amended plans by Ms. Lara is 3 nights in Marrakesh with day trips and camps in the desert, late bus/train to Casablanca to pick up Helene on the Thursday at stupid o'clock (note to tank up on coffee) ...
... we needed for the camper and while we've been away Melvyn has been my accountant, keeping an eye on the funds.
Our maxicube satellite dish was great but we don't think it will work in NZ so it's on EBAY (Now SOLD) it's a great idea.
So till next Tour de France which incidentally leaves from Yorkshire next year, thanks and cheers to you both.
The camper is ready to go, just have to pack our clothes then we'll head off.
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