Travel Blogs from Stafford
... To do this we need many things, not least of which is a strong dependable workhorse to get us around and arguably no better vehicle exists for this than a Toyota Land Cruiser 80 series. So, here's a picture of our latest acquisition. It's nearly 20 years old and has done nearly 167,000 miles and still going strong. It's in standard shape right now and will be base lined for a long trip and have few modifications to ...
... with “Sugar Coated Iceberg”.
A ten minute walk back to the car was followed by a 5 minute drive to get off the car park which is exceptional on behalf of the police, car park wardens and festival organisers. We were prepared for a thirty minute delay or more but it all went very smoothly. Another great Godiva Festival. We’ll be back next year. We even made it back in time for the pub quiz at The Beacon, which we won of ...
The big day out to Alton Towers theme park started with a long drive and various detours and back-pedals as we navigated across a large part of England to get there. Finally we arrived, parked and walked a very long way to get to the main entrance. We started with a rather tame ride for the kids and menfolk (Joanna and I chose to find a coffee shop and ease into the day more slowly), and then moved on to the 'Smiler'. This time only ...
... a bit suspicious—it had no “painter” (rope) attached anywhere, no oars, and a motor was fixed to the stern. Another passer by stopped and called the authorities. She was concerned because a number of people have fallen into the river and died after having one too many in the pubs. Two young officers arrived and seemed to have things under control.
I had a good catch up on sleep which was apparently much needed. We did our last packing and went down for another full breakfast which was equally delicious as yesterday. Love having such a good start to the day but can't be good for you in the long run.
We checked out and bundled back into the car. There was a steady drizzle as we drove and a lot of surface flooding and large puddles on the road. It only took 30 minutes to get to Stratford upon-the-Avon which was ...
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