Shipwrights Arms Hotel

Address: 55-61 Wherstead Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, East Anglia, England, IP2 8JJ, United Kingdom | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel is located on 55-61 Wherstead Road, Ipswich.
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    Day 68 - the euphoria of walking

    A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Oct 10, 2014

    2 comments, 23 photos

    ... the two currents of energy that we had tracked across the dragon haunted landscape for the last two and a half years. We had come full circle, and were at the end of a quest that had irrevocably changed both our lives. We had become aware that the earth responds to an awakening recognition of its being. Such changed were detectable on one level by dowsing, as the local field and its currents strengthened and developed. The energies of the Michael line had ...

    Day 67 - Debby's Back & all's right with the world

    A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Oct 09, 2014

    4 comments, 30 photos

    ... inhabited place, a meeting place or even a holy place. This was the ‘stow’ of the de Langtot family and we know that Richard de Langtot was the Lord of the Manor here in 1206. “St. Georges is indeed a holy place, a grand and stately church in a fine setting ............. The church stands upon a very early site which is an entrenchment dating from Roman times and a pot of Roman coins was unearthed nearby in 1764.”

    The church ...

    Our last rest day & first introduction to dowsing

    A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Oct 08, 2014

    4 comments, 8 photos

    ... br> but still we read in deathless records how
    the high soul'd priest confirm'd the Barons vow;
    and freedom unforgetful still recites
    this second birth place of our native rights.

    One can only imagine how wonderful the old Abbey would be if it still stood today. The ruins are impressive there's no doubt, but as Hamish Miller reflected in the Sun and the Serpent:

    "Perhaps if Henry 8th had not so desperately wanted ...

    A fabulous day to rest - freezing, rain, & movies!

    A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Oct 07, 2014

    2 comments, 3 photos

    ... a treacherous area for pilgrims. Our route will be through sparsely populated country with very limited options for accommodation and will also have to negotiate many water courses that flow through the area. However, for now I am happy that the initial prospecting work has been done and as Debby heads off to get a massage, I head off for yet another flat white coffee.

    Once again my rest is disturbed. I was struck by an advert which appears to suggest Coca ...

    We're Off!

    A travel blog entry by zoeandnick on Feb 01, 2014

    1 photo

    ... working for and planning for months is finally about to start. We're a little bit nervous but mostly excited.

    On the trip, we'll try to blog whenever we can so that you can keep up with where we are, wifi permitting.

    See you in April!