The Manners Arms
Travel Blogs from Knipton
The best day and night of my life. From waking up and having a fry up with the summit crew to getting ready together and the going to the church. As soon as I approached the church I saw Dave outside and started crying I was so happy to be there. Katie said that I was the first person she saw she entered the church and she couldn't stop smiling. At the end of ...
... will have to carry?
2 hours I've been working on it now and I've come to a pause because I can't decide whether to take 2 or 3 pairs of walking socks!!! Is this a sign of the tough decisions I have ahead of me? If so bring it on!!!
I did it, slightly heavier than anticipated, weighing in at 19kg but ho hum I'll have huge muscles by the ...
... climb to 5240m
The climb was straight up a steep scree slope. No fun at the best of times, but much harded due to the height. Base camp is approximately at the height of Mont Blanc-highest peak in the western alps, so it gives some idea of how high we are. Pete again struggles a bit more than me and appears to be having some problems acclimatising. It's nothing to do with fitness-just how it goes sometimes. We come back down to base camp to sleep.
... Two pound fifty for all day parking and a free return bus ride to the city. How come Sydney can't manage this system.
Today we drove up to Clumber Park. 4000 acres of gardens and woods once the home to the Dukes of Newcastle. The mansion was demolished a few years back, and everything sold off, because the present Duke couldn't be bothered maintaining it. Now owned by the National Trust. Drove back and into a pub for ...
The city centre is quite walkable, with many pedestrianized streets. People were bustling about, Christmas shopping and eating pasties. There are more cafés, pubs, bars and restaurants per square mile here than anywhere in Europe!
I walked on the tow path along the canal and watched a narrowboat transit a lock.
One evening I attended a concert at Royal Concert Hall of Edward Elgar’s Dream of ...
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