Category Archives: Michael’s Trip Diary

Michael’s Trip Diary – Saturday, May 15, 2010

Driving from Stratford-Upon-Avon to the Chester Area On our way out of town, we planned to stop at Mary Arden’s Farm, before we drove north to Little Sutton, near Liverpool. We were also low on cash, so after we ate … Continue reading

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Michael’s Trip Diary – Friday, May 14, 2010

Driving to the Cotswolds from Stratford-Upon-Avon This was to be our last day based in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Tomorrow we were planning to see one final sight in the area, then drive north toward Liverpool, on our way to the Lake District, … Continue reading

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Michael’s Trip Diary – Thursday, May 13, 2010

In Stratford-Upon-Avon, a Shakespeare Day. Stratford-Upon-Avon, or just Stratford as it is known locally, isn’t a very large town, especially if you’re doing the touristy thing, most of which is located in and near the town centre. Today we decided … Continue reading

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Michael’s Trip Diary – Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Leaving Ilfracombe, driving to Stratford-Upon-Avon. Today we were going to be driving about 180 miles or so, about twice the distance from Bath to Ilfracombe, but we also weren’t planning to make any stops this time. This is about the … Continue reading

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Michael’s Trip Diary – Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Leaving Ilfracombe for the day, driving to Camelford and Tintagel. Today we were going to drive about sixty miles along the Devon coast into Cornwall, about half the distance we drove yesterday, but we would still have to drive back … Continue reading

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Michael’s Trip Diary – Monday, May 10, 2010

Leaving Bath, Driving to Ilfracombe via Wells and Glastonbury. We only had to drive about 120 miles today, and we had packed the night before, so we weren’t in a huge rush to get going. We ate a leisurely breakfast … Continue reading

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Michael’s Trip Diary – Sunday, May 9, 2010

Taking a Tour to Stonehenge, Avebury, Lacock and Castle Combe, lunch in a pub, and horses. We woke up early and got ready to go. We had to be at the Abbey by 8:30 am. We opened the window and … Continue reading

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Michael’s Trip Diary – Saturday, May 8, 2010

In Bath all Day, A Hen Party, Taking a Bus Tour, Seeing the Royal Crescent and the Fashion Museum, Eating Great Food, Listening to Rugby. We woke up about 8:00 am, but didn’t struggle out of bed until 8:30. We … Continue reading

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Michael’s Trip Diary – Friday, May 7, 2010

In Bath all Day, Wandering Around, Seeing the Sights, and Taking a Tour from a Blindfolded Tour Guide. We woke up about 6:45 am. I don’t think our bodies and brains were completely in sync with local time yet. I … Continue reading

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Michael’s Trip Diary – Thursday, May 6, 2010 — Part 02

Fleet to Bath, via Salisbury After we were rested and ready to tackle the road again, we got back on the M3 and headed west. We still had about fifty miles to go to reach Salisbury, and then another forty … Continue reading

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