Pear Tree Cottages
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... I did the walk up to and including the treetop walk. It was interesting seeing so many deciduous trees, and hearing different birds, but no squirrels. The views up the top were incredible, we could see right back to Northampton. When we got back to the cafe I took Mum on the walk. We then had a well earned bite to eat before heading home to pack. Tonight we moved on to Susie and Paul's place in Burton Latimer. We had a lovely meal of real English Fish And Chips, even with a curry ...
Leaving Dover at 9am, we struggled through the English traffic to Milton Keynes, and Bletchley Park.
A lot of work has gone into making this a worthwhile place to visit, and on the whole it works. The kids found the multimedia guides interesting, and there were enough interactive exhibits (even if some of them didn't entirely work) to keep them interested.
Lunch, and off home!
All the animals seem well, phew.
... Peninsula pm. Scenic drive, albatros, penguins and sea lions. Ate out, fish not fully cooked.
Saturday 12th April Dunedin to Te Anau 289 km
Rain and low cloud most of journey, brightened later on but cold. Didn't feel too well and both tired after bad night and early start. Glad to leave B&B and Dunedin.
Nice motel, helpful manager. Alcohol free meal in Italian restaurant.
Sunday 13th April Te Anau ...
... from the town center there were fewer colleges. Oxford University is the 2nd oldest college in the world! The colleges aren't laid out like most American universities. Each building houses the dorm rooms, cafeteria and class rooms. Older colleges also have a chapel attached to them. Students don't intermingle between the other colleges that make up Oxford University. Your major determines what college and building you will spend the rest of your degree ...
... a clear blue and there was very little wind. Thank goodness for the hire boaters that had gone through in our absence and cleared the way.
We are officially ahead of schedule as we have passed Leighton Buzzard. Should get to Marsworth tomorrow with a bit of luck.
Bryan has written his first reflection but has asked me not to publish it as he wants to add something to it (but can't remember quite what at the moment).