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Flio’s Photo Album – May 13, 2010

Today was our first full day in Stratford-Upon-Avon, so most of the pictures are Shakespeare related. We left Flio at the B&B and walked. The town isn’t too big. Click the link below to see some pictures. http://fliowiddix.com/albums/flios-photo-album-may-13-2010/

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Trip Ledger – Day 7 of 23 (May 11, 2010)

This is the ledger entry for the seventh day of our trip (our sixth day in the UK). Weather – We started in rain, but most of the day was sunny, cool, and windy. Date – Tuesday, May 11, 2010 … Continue reading

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

As Michael said, it was a full house at breakfast today, but the meal was as good as ever. After eating I put on as many layers as I thought decent (could I get away with wearing my nightgown, too?) … 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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Flio’s Photo Album – May 7, 2010

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Today was our first full day in Bath. Still recovering from yesterday’s flight and drive, we decided to see whatever we could within walking distance of our B&B. We saw the Roman Baths and The Pump Room, wandered through the … Continue reading

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Trip Ledger – Day 1 of 23 (May 5, 2010)

This is the first of twenty-three ledger entries. Each is a simple accounting of where we ate, slept and drove during the trip, what we bought, and how much everything cost. This day was spent getting to the airport, and … Continue reading

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The Zones of London and Other Transportation

In the previous post we talked about Travelcards and Oystercards and the zones in London (pdf map), but we only touched on Zones 1 and 2. We mentioned that Zone 1 is primarily Central London, and Zone 2 is the … Continue reading

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Oyster Card or Travelcard: Which to Choose

London is a big city, larger than Houston by only seven square miles (607 to Houston’s 600), but London has 8.2 million people packed within its confines (to Houston’s 2.1 million). For an East Coast comparison, think of a less … Continue reading

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How Much is This Costing Us?

It was now March 10, 2010. We were still two months away from leaving, and we had already spent $2,125. After reserving the rooms in London and Bath, we made a decision to purchase English Heritage Overseas Visitor Passes. The … Continue reading

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Planes and Trains and Cars, Oh My!

It was mid-February, and we were now beginning to spend money. The first big expenditure was airfare ($1,700 for the two of us). We had already bought some books by that time, and had our passport photos taken, but all … Continue reading

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