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... house. It's a tiny tiny structure right on the sea. It's about 10 ft. high and was inhabited by a British fisherman until 1900. It was closed when we went and we found out that the old lady who used to stand outside in traditional Welsh clothing had passed away a few weeks prior. Down the street from there we found Fisherman's Chip Shop and stopped in for some traditional fish and chips. I love fish but I don't know what the hype is about. I like my steak ...
... my photo from when I was here in 2009 and see what the differences are.
After visiting the shrine I made my way back across the Dee and along the riverfront to Grosvenor Park, which is laid out in the Victorian style, and is quite pleasant to walk around. The park also contains a couple of memorials, and a miniature railroad for the kids! Not too far from the park are the remains of a Roman Amphitheatre. The amphitheatre is the largest in ...
... jaguars, a trio of cheetahs and a rather large lion or two.
One downside to going in winter is that a lot of the cafes and such are closed, but I was able to get a drink and a muffin at the restaurant, which was a nice break from walking around.
I'll write more about the animals in their photo descriptions (which I'm not sure transfer to Facebook properly, so you might have to come to the blog itself to see them!)
... my whole day better so I'm constantly in a good mood. Classes provide many good moments as well. I generally feel pretty intelligent in class (thanks Agnes) and love sharing my opinion, especially if I can reference America. The professors love that. I've also met my twin here, Kirstie. It's a bit terrifying how much we have in common, but I've loved getting to know her so far. She is one of ...
... caught out and drown. The day was again very windy, so after some grocery shopping we continued south.
Drove through the middle of Preston (Mike) and thought the vast park area along the main road in was nice. Picked a camp ground 20 miles south but away from the big cities (Manchester etc) that we were going to pass near by, but the camp ground turned out to be no more ...