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... energetic as there have been lots of locks. All good. We are learning to work together and are all getting better at the different jobs, but this is not a holiday for those who don't like physical activity. There's lots of that, pushing on very heavy lock gates and winding the sometimes extremely heavy paddles that let the water in and out. Trotting along with windlassess (yep, i'm getting the lingo) and ...
They do tours which you pay for, which take you up 200 plus
steps to see the bells, etc, or you can wander most of it for free. That was my
choice. They do suggest a donation though.
In the cathedral is a small ‘court room’ apparently the
oldest example of an ecclesiastical court in Britain. A bit of a different
system to the one we have now. (Photos included).
I had lunch in a ‘Pound Bakery’ where they sell ...
Weather: Coolish, sunny periods.
Time to explore this heritage city. Walked to the Tourist Info office in the Town Hall and bought a Hop on hop off bus ticket combined with a boat cruise. The bus tour with live commentary lasted an hour without me getting off. Not too many straight streets. It was very interesting, but of course too much for my brain to retain. Set on the River Dee, close to the border of Wales. Founded as a Roman fort in ...
Long drive yesterday from Cornwall .. 6 hours. Stayed with John and Margaret Mitchell and had a lovely time catching up with all the news.
Heading off today to go to Gwen's on a 2 hour drive which will take us on 4 different motorways. Never seen so many caravans and mobile homes while travelling from Cornwall .. and we thought there were lots in WA!
Cars in the fast lane were doing up to 160 kms an hour!
... I just decided to do it. My main trip was always going to be eastern Europe later in the year but I was bored with scratching about at home. So into the unknown I plunged, I had no idea what I was expecting I just wanted to get out do something different, something for me, something where I didn’t feel the need to meet anyones expectations, or indeed, fail to meet them. I had given myself the time and space to think and plan, I just needed to get on and do ...