Today, we left Stratford-Upon-Avon, heading north toward Liverpool, unfortunately skipping past it — and all the Beatles stuff I had hoped to see — so we could spend a little more time in the Lake District. Before we left Stratford, … Continue reading
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
Posted in May 13, Michael's Trip Diary, Trip Diary
Tagged archaeology, Arden Way, Arden Way B&B, Avon Ring, Avon River, B&B, Barnaby's Fish House, Bath, canals, Cotswolds, dig, Elizabeth Nash, Flio, flowers, Francis Gastrell, gardens, geese, grave, Harvard House, Henley Street, launderette, laundry, Nash's House, New Place, pictures, Shakespeare, Shakespeare Centre, Shakespeare's Birthplace, SparKlean, Stratford, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Susanna Hall, swans, Thai Boathouse, Thomas Nash, topiary, travel diary, Trinity Church, Tudor, UK, walking, William Shakespeare, Yak Yeti Yak
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/
Driving from Ilfracombe to Stratford-Upon-Avon After a lovely breakfast and a chat with some of the other guests we left our bed and breakfast and set off for Stratford-Upon-Avon. Remember how much trouble we had finding Ilfracombe when we arrived? … Continue reading
Posted in May 12, Minay's Trip Diary, Pictures, Trip Diary
Tagged Anne Hathaway, apple, apple tree, B&B, bluebells, breakfast, cake, Cornwall, cottage, Cottage Tea House, driving, ducks, en-suite, Flio, flowers, fragrance, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Ilfracombe, lilacs, M5, Pepys, pictures, sculpture, sculpture garden, Shakespeare, Stratford, Stratford-Upon-Avon, tea, Texas, The Secret Garden, travel diary, tulips, wallflowers, Will Shakespeare, willow, willow arbor
Today was spent driving from Ilfracombe on the Devon Coast to Stratford-Upon-Avon, home of Shakespeare. We arrived early enough to do a little exploring before we checked into our B&B, so most of the pictures in this photo album are … Continue reading
Stonehenge, Cotswold Villages I won’t cover getting up and eating the take-away breakfast since Michael covered that pretty well. Let’s just start with the tour. What a treat to have someone who knows the roads do all the driving, so … Continue reading
Posted in May 09, Minay's Trip Diary, Stonehenge, Tours, Trip Diary
Tagged Avebury, Castle Combe, Lacock, pictures, pub, Stonehenge, tours, travel, travel diary, Yak Yeti Yak
This was our 5th day here, and the day we went to see Stonehenge. We also saw another stone circle, at Avebury, several horses (both chalk and live), and two charming towns, Castle Combe and Lacock (where Harry Potter’s parents’ … Continue reading
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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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Our first day was mostly traveling between Heathrow Airport and Bath. We got a late start, and only made one stop for anything other than a break at a service area (for a meal and to regroup after getting off … Continue reading
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Just to get you thinking about everything that’s coming up, here’s a slideshow of two dozen photos from various days throughout the trip. Mouseover the slideshow to click on pause or go forward or back. Right-click on any image and … Continue reading