Travel Blogs from Warrington
... we head out to explore.
We just got back from walking around the area near our apartment. We had dinner and the hostess recognized our accents and told us that she has family in Alberta and it turned out that our waitress was from Ontario!!! We needed a travel adaptor for the computer and met the nicest guy ever at the Apple store. He even looked up an ...
So I spent the night at Hatter’s Hostel in Manchester and it was a really nice stay. I grabbed a bottle of wine and watched the soccer game. When Brazil was getting spanked by Germany with a 5-0 score, I decided to give the wine to one of the girls next to me and retire for the evening.
I awoke at 4:30 unable to fall back asleep with anticipation for Nicolette coming in. I managed my way down to the bus station and on my way to the airport.
On Wednesday the goal was to ride around 55km as this is about the daily distance next week. We started the morning by heading towards one of the parks in Manchester. We knew the park was on a hill but I hadn't quite mentally prepared myself for 8km slow constant climb. I made it to the top without walking! I am not a hill convert though I would rather go round a hill then up it :). After a while riding through the park we decided to head out ...
... the very top. The views from the top were amazing, it is way higher than anything else in the city. We then walked to St Luke's church in the city centre. This church was hit by a incendiary bomb during the WWII blitz and the entire inside was destroyed, but left all of the walls intact. It is surrounded by a lovely garden and the inside has also been allowed to become green and filled with wild gardens. It makes for a large contrast between seeing the ...
... and then connect to Warrington. Again not too many photos today...hope you find the train photos amusing. Perhaps Dave had a premonition when booking accommodation months ago but our guest house is just across the road from the train station..excellent!!!
We spend the afternoon wandering around Warrington. The weather looks to be clearing so hopefully clear skies for the ride tomorrow..
Total cycling - 23 kms
Total overall - 732.3 ...
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