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... past few days have been spent packing and preparing to leave. Today I departed Durham. James, Romnik and I had our final gym session, and then Sharena's eldest brother Sunny came to pick us up. We said our final sad goodbyes and headed off towards Swindon where I will staying until I head home, with the exception of a brief foray to Wales.
Clearing out my room was a surreal experience. I felt detached, as if the entire process was a joke. ...
After an English Breakfast (pretty close to the Scottish one), we left our home on the farm and drove to Fountains Abbey. Founded in 1132, the abbey operated for over 400 years, until 1539, when Henry VIII ordered the Dissolution of the Monasteries. King Henry sacked the monks/churches wealth and demolished hundreds of abbeys. Fountains Abbey is the best preserved. Just seeing what's left gives you a hint of what it must have been like fully built. We stopped in Ripon for ...
... we stopped for lunch by the lake.
From there we headed east via the Western Dales to Richmond - a slow trip a times due to narrow winding roads. We had planned to spend 2 nights at Richmond and do some local cycling on Monday but after coming across many cyclists on the narrow roads thought that was not such a good idea. So after a nice pub dinner in the Town Hall pub we booked ahead for another night to stay in Blackpool, one day earlier than ...
... lunches and teas but not today. The trains and cars are refurbished and run by the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. The volunteers are train enthusiasts full of history and stories. The stations were all built in 1837 by George Stephenson the man who invented the steam engine in Manchester. The ride to Pickering takes about an hour through beautiful wooded valleys.
Pickering is a delightful town with a ...
... picturesque but far more commercialised since we were there last. We went to Kilburn and admired the craftsmanship of the carpenters who are continuing to produce furniture as it was made by the original ""Mouseman", Robert Thompson. Every item made has the trademark of a little mouse carved somewhere on the piece. Behind the workshop and museum of "The Mouseman" , on the side of Roulston Scar is the famous White Horse of Kilburn. The ...
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