Mar 27, 2010
Jul 04, 2010
Walked around for a while, did a lap of the city in the city loop bus, then headed down to the river, past the locks to the Armories Museum, a large collection of armor and weaponry throughout the ages. Saw armor for soldiers from ancient times through to the Gulf war, and armor for animals - principally horses and elephants. There were large models of the battle of Waterloo, histories of rifles and machine guns, and a whole lot else. It occupied four floors of a purpose built museum, so it was very comprehensive.
After lunch in the cafeteria we took the bus back to the car, and continued to Manchester. We're in a hotel in the suburbs, but it's rather nice. Went for a walk in the afternoon, and planned the next few days.
Headed off to Leeds this morning. As we weren't staying in the city, we parked our car about 10 minutes out of town and caught a local bus into the city centre.