Travel Blogs from Great Broughton
It seemed a little strange walking straight out of the door of the B&B and being on the path through the woods. The path started gently enough but soon started to climb. This was the start of the Yorkshire Moors but there was not a single Heathcliff in sight. After a time, the path flattened out and turned along the edge of an escarpment. This …
... miles killing 11 on the ground. A tragic waste of life. Onwards to Carlisle and my cousin Mary and her friends Sharon, Lance and their son Adam were arriving at the train station at about the same time as we were there. What a dreadful place to attempt to park! The five of us decided to head off to the Carlisle Castle car park which catered for motorhomes and then we wandered into town for lunch. It was good to catch up with Mary again before ...
Travelled to my ancestral town of Bishop Auckland and found the public cemetery. Spent an hour looking for Teasdales or Wilkinsons but had no luck. As far as cemeteries go we found the burials were in no real order with plenty of space between the bodies. Bishop Auckland is a market town in demise. Many shops have closed and the market square had a couple of vans selling fruit & veg and meat. ...
Car packed we depart York and are soon on the highway. After turning off the A64 we drive past the Hole of Horcum and decide not to go into Goathland (where Heartbeat is filmed) as we had seen it on our last UK trip and conned out of £2 but that's another story. We arrived at Whitby and approached a bridge which sort of had a red light not quite facing oncoming traffic so I decide to drive across the bridge. Half way across the bridge the driver of the approaching 4 ...
... the opposite direction to us before we prepare for our trip back to Norfolk then Edinburgh. Bye bye Michael McNasty
It amazes me at times that whilst travelling extensively you can meet so many wonderful and exciting interesting people and then in a split second; bam! A person you know can try and destroy it all for everyone.
August 6thSo we prepare to leave the cottage and again there is a tantrum over ...
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