Roundthorn Country House
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Last week there was snow on the mountains and the views from the house were fantastic. Also had some brilliant sunsets here as well.
We will be adding lots of pictures of our adventure and sharing some of the highlights. Just need to get packing now! ...
... in here I took a stroll all around and headed up to Ambleside. It was so nice to walk, breathe in fresh air and only see another sole every now and again. It was also rather cool and gave the opportunity to dress up in my winter woollies.
Ambleside was the traditional small english countryside village. The building were old, little lane ways zig zagged all over town and there were more pubs then people. Today they are ...
... in the relentless conditions for a while, until we lost our path! Unable to see more than about 20 metres the nav was rather tricky, and by now the wind was so severe that I was literally blown off my feet. The driving rain did not help.
So regrettably, we were forced to retreat. At least we had our lovely little cottage in Ambleside to warm up and dry out in!
... for the night. On our last day we spent the whole day cleaning out the caravan in Dan fashion. This means Dan runs around like a chicken with his head cut off cleaning things that probably haven't ever been cleaned since their existence. But if we do not get it clean Dan may have a conniption... So it gets cleaned. Once this tedious task was done we took one of the dozens of bicycles they own and rode down into town and then off to a ice cream farm. Uh.. That's my type ...
... planning for lunch. All the places in town were cafe's or bistro's, mostly serving finger food and pastries. Walking the entire town took less than 20 minutes, but amazed me with every corner. Shops selling home-made goods were in-between the cafe's, gardens were in-between them, and cobblestone pathways along the way led to nature trails. We reached the main road and followed it for a while, coming upon a red telephone booth with the most amazing ...