Travel Blogs from Kendal
... doggy treats kindly left by the hotel for Murray, it was time to bed down for the night. The alarm was set for eight hours later and we were determined to make the most of every single hour of comfortable, unbroken sleep...unfortunately however Murray had other ideas. It started with a jump on the bed and lick on the face at 1am, followed by a whimper at 2.30am, another lick at 4am, a very solid kick at 5.30am, and finally, to add insult to injury, a bark ...
... was a pedestrian only zone with more shopping. The difference between this shopping areas and others was that I noticed there were a lot more stores with cold weather gear, usually having something in the title of the store like "artic" or “glacier”. It was all starting to make sense now, this was a cold area! But I’m sure it would have been a great place to visit in the summer as well. The off season was quiet but I could only imagine ...
... town surrounding the edges of it with plenty of shopping and food. We walked around the main dock area where they had daily cruises and boats for rent. Since the weather was starting to get rainy and windy, we opted out of the cruise but did walk around and take pictures. They even sold duck food since there were ducks and swans all around the area and they knew about the food, they followed you! I tried to get a picture with ...
... a temporary compost toilet and bush shower, to improve sanitation whilst we are here and for the volunteers – this was vital. We have bought also about ten buckets for storing water. The building has needed a lot of water for cement etc, so we have needed to store water when it is is available. Some days last week the borehole was dry, and this storage was vital. This week there has been a lot of rain and the borehole is replenished; especially now the demand ...
I departed Oxenholme station in late afternoon, after waving my family goodbye I settled into the first stage of my long journey across the world.
After several hours on the virgin train from the north I arrived in
london at Euston, I crossed to Notting hill gate to meet natascha, my
first host of the long trip! She showed me around the area of london
where she lives and we went for a cheeky pint in a lovely little pub.
TripAdvisor Reviews Union Tavern Kendal
Other places to stay in Kendal
Castle Green Lane, Kendal | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Excellent base for exploring the Lakes
- Wedding one nighter
Beezon Road, Kendal | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Very Nice Hotel
- Great weekend
- Good value for money
Milnthorpe Road, Kendal | 3 star hotelfrom $142
A591, Prizet, Kendal | Hotelfrom $72
Crooklands, Kendal | 3 star hotelfrom $113
Station Rd, Kendal | Hotelfrom $107
Killington Lake Motorway Service Area, Kendal | 1 star hotelfrom $63
Kendal | Hotelfrom $62
Helsington, Kendal | Hotelfrom $117
Maude Street , Kendal | Hotelfrom $90