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Nice spot, basic but just what we needed. Cheap and cheerful.
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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! ...
... has booked & because it was through a 3rd party the tour went ahead. My guide called it the VIP tour haha. He was fantastic and we had a great day exploring. On our way back we stopped at this famous little bakery that sells gingerbread only. It was delicious!
The rest of my time I wandered about, sat in the hostel cafe and watched the lake. Ah the serenity.
I would love to return in the summer and go hiking as the locals ...
... was now nothing stopping the wind. It howled in from my left, taking my breath away and forcing me to face to one side during the climb. As I started to enter the base of the clouds the wind whipped ice crystals as well, stinging any exposed skin. The grass eventually started to disappear and all there was was broken black rock, glistening with moisture from the cloud I was now walking through. Visibility was down to around five meters, I could only vaguely make out the ...
... 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!
... were massive, manpower was virtually limitless and monumental building projects were the mark of an emperor’s greatness, Hadrian set his idle armies in the west to building the wall. (Parts of those same armies were fighting like madmen against the Persians in the east, but it was all quiet on the western front. Yuk, yuk.)
(I can’t resist this aside: If you think the west fighting the east, Europe fighting Arabs and Persians (Iran) began just ...