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United Kingdom

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Last days of UK

Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | Views [951]

It was lucky that we came across from Europe early as the day after our ferry crossing a storm swept down the strait for two days and the seas became so rough that the ferries stopped sailing. It cleared on Saturday and we headed back down to Dover ... Read more >

end of our journey through the UK

Wednesday, 1 Sep 2010 | Views [579]

We had a wonderful weekend at Solfest in Siloth on the northwest coast of Cumbria. Four days of sunshine (mostly) and music and laughter. We helped James and his friend Ian in their 'Healing' tent and it was amazing. Everyone at the festival was happy ... Read more >

back into England

Saturday, 21 Aug 2010 | Views [678]

We spent 3 days in Edinburgh with Brian and enjoyed it immensely. Carol got to have a day in the Scotlands People Centre and found some info about her McRae family and a the Fringe Festival was on Brian and Kent joined her in the city in the evening ... Read more >

just a note

Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | Views [655]

On the 5th of August we celebrated 2 years of travelling.


Sunday, 1 Aug 2010 | Views [879]

We started our tour of Scotland by going to Edinburgh and staying with Kents cousin Brian (on his fathers side). We took the opportunity of cleaning everything while we were there. Thanks Brian, hope your vacuum cleaner ... Read more >

Photos: Northern England

Thursday, 22 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Northern England

Thursday, 22 Jul 2010 | Views [715]

From York we headed to the east coast and Scarborough with its famous beach and castle. From there we spent some time wandering over the North York Moors National Park and ended up in Thirsk which is the town that the serial 'All Creatures ... Read more >

Photos: Middle England again - 2000 years of History Festival

Saturday, 17 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Middle England again - The Costwolds

Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Middle of England - again

Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | Views [806]

Our goal on re-entering England was to explore the Cotswolds, a very picturesque olde worlde part of England. The word 'Wold' means a hilly area (small hills, remember this is England). Accordingly we headed around Glousester with a toodle pip ... Read more >

Photos: Chester, England

Sunday, 11 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Wales

Saturday, 10 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Wales & Chester

Saturday, 10 Jul 2010 | Views [767]

The weather was definitely warmer in Wales, still cloudy and sometimes rain but a warmer breeze. We found the countryside very pretty and the towns very charming. Since now we had a few extra days we drove to the nearest bigger town called ... Read more >

Photos: Middle of England

Saturday, 12 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Middle England

Saturday, 12 Jun 2010 | Views [817]

We were to meet a friend of Carols mid June near Guildford so ended out tour of the south with a day in Bath and another in Avebury. In Bath Carol got to go and see the Russian Ballet Company from St Petersburg perform Swan ... Read more >

Photos: Devon and Cornwall

Friday, 4 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: South England

Sunday, 30 May 2010 | Photo Gallery

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South England

Saturday, 29 May 2010 | Views [880]

We headed off for our adventure in the car starting in Royal Tunbridge Wells where we had been invited by a Kiwi loving couchhost to attend a local music festival. The first day was cold and rainy but the music was good as was the company. We stayed ... Read more >

Photos: London

Sunday, 23 May 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Kent, the county

Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | Photo Gallery

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England arrival

Saturday, 8 May 2010 | Views [2046]

We arrived at Heathrow airport around 8pm and were lucky enough to find our terminal relatively empty so collecting the bags and going through Immigration and Customs was fairly simple. Carol had been worried about entering England with no onward flight ... Read more >

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