So it was now off to Cornwall but Terry wanted to do a classic rail journey. The intrepid group got on the train at Exeter and got off at Saltash. This enabled them to go along the coast by Dawlish and cross the Tamar on Brunel’s Bridge.
We left Bath early and decided to stop for breakfast on route. Kim found us a really great one in a village called Beckington, Mes Amis. It was small but the food and atmosphere was great. This is more than we could say about the weather; it was 10 c cooler and raining hard. Continue reading Stonehenge and Beyond …
After visiting Anne Hathaway’s Cottage we set off for Bath. We decided to go the more scenic route through the Cotswolds. We drove through some lovely villages and hamlets. We stopped for a coffee and a look around at Bourton on the Water. The weather was perfect and we sat outside in the sun. Continue reading Bath
We left for Stratford and travelled to Banbury to show our guests the centre of England. We parked the car and walked across the canal with some narrow boats. We had a stroll around looked at the cross and then found a café to have a Burton bun. Continue reading Stratford Upon Avon
We left for Shaftesbury at about 3:00pm via Sean’s to see his new exhibition. I had misread the invitation and so we got there at the end not the start. He has done some good stuff and he is sharing with a felt artist. Continue reading Shaftesbury
Today we are starting a new trip with our friends Terry and Jenny, from Australia. We met them in Alaska when we were on our round the world trip. We also met up with them when we were in Melbourne, later on the same trip. Continue reading Off on a new adventure!
Still catching up!!
We have just had a great weekend, our friends Terry and Jenny flew in from Brisbane for the weekend, hired a car and took us to see some of their favourite places in and around Melbourne. Those of you who have been paying attention will know that we met Terry and Jenny on the Island Princess during our Alaskan cruise in August, we got on really well and it was great to catch up with them again and enjoy Melbourne together. Continue reading Melbourne 2