De Vere Village Cardiff
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Today we left the home of the Beatles behind and traveled onto Cardiff. We made our first successful train transfer and made it here with no difficulties. Once in the city we checked in and began exploring. We decided to go for a traditional English afternoon tea at Pettigrew Tea Rooms. It was delicious! We had a choice of three sandwiches, tea, and a slice of ...
Left Plymouth this morning for Glastonbury the site of the rock music festival, whilst a bit alternative it is a pretty little village, old buildings etc. Then drove through green English rolling countryside to Bath. Toured the famous Roman baths ( with a few thousand tourists) _ it is however a classic roman site and another attractive English city. Finally crossed the Severn into Wales and spent night at ...
... of the beach. This festival takes place between April and October and changes theme each year. This year's theme, 'Once upon a time’, was interpreted in some beautiful sand sculpture. A sandy Paddington Bear greeted visitors at the entrance. Beyond the entrance were sculptures of novels such as Matilda, Beatrix Potter, Gulliver’s travels, Black Beauty, Alice in Wonderland, The Brothers Grimm Fairytales and the Lion, the Witch and the ...
... the grey stones of the huge building which surround it on all sides.
I'd also recommend the steam train which takes you to SS. Great Britain. If you don't mind coughing a tad at the steam it's a great way to take in the river which flows right through the middle of the city. Add into this the FREE museum detailing Bristol's fantastic history and the local wildlife to be found, Bristol truly is a forgotten gem.
... Other than that, some of the homebrew got bottled last night. It's always time consuming as opposed to booze consuming. It's hard work but hopefully worth it. Jim's Lager has now been bottled and is undergoing the secondary fermentation process. Will bottle up the Real Ale in the next day or two and then get another couple of brews on the go. For all those giving up Lent for Alcohol, give me a ...
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