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... after and we took a drive to Windermere for more photos and a quick walk. Everything combined to create some great scenery, the setting sun making golden the high fields, and the leave-less woods and trees. Roads and fields in the area, as well as many streams and paths were bordered by chest high stone walls that wandered as high as the snow line. Came back to see Wordsworth's grave at Grasmere's St Oswolds. Then went to buy some food from the supermarket for ...
... was being freshly carved in front of us, and tasted and was as crispy as Auntie Fong's. Began long drive to Grasmere. Started raining. Stopped briefly for petrol at Newcastle Under Lyme. Saw Aston Villa FC's stadium and Birmingham city centre from the motorway, as well as the lights of Manchester and Liverpool. Had a very good Pad Thai for dinner. Saw the new James Bond at the local ...
... what this area of the country has to offer.
Walking around Orton (see previous post for more on this little village) will need a couple of days set aside, and then there is the chocolate factory.
There are a few places nearer to Keswick that I still haven’t managed to tick off, of course for me, the pencil museum would be of interest with a visit to coincide with their free tuition from professional artists that are ...
... roughly 8 bacon sandwiches in my first 2 days home... safe to say I missed bacon! Ahhhhh well, YUMMY! I managed to rekindle my love of House series 1-3 and Doctor Who season 4, all round a goooood Toussaint! Off back to France on Saturday morning for another 6 weeks before Christmas - wooooooo! xo
Just an update, I'm all packed ...
... walk and a
lovely time at the bridge, jumping rocks and getting wet feet in the
quest for the perfect bridge photo. From there we drove to the Ullswater
steamers but decided to skip as it looked like a 2 hour cruise with no
commentary and not much to look at.
Instead we went on a easy and scenic
2 km walk to Ayra Force .... well, it was easy and scenic until Tom decided to take
an extra photo of a ...