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Trip: Exploring England

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Week 22: In search of Beatrix Potter and Mr Darcy - The Lakes District and Lyme Park

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | Views [936]

It rains an awful lot in Cumbria. Driving up, the rain was coming down at a 45 degree angle and as our host pointed out, it really did feel like we were driving through a vortex. A vortex into a place that time forgot. . . or more likely, it rains too ... Read more >


Photos: Lyme Park (aka Pemberley)

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: The Lakes

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: The World of Beatrix Potter

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery

Beatrix Potter's House and Beatrix Potter World
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Copycat riots in London and Birmingham: Destruction without reason

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | Views [355]

The Malaysian waitress in the Chinese restaurant in Birmingham, called them vampires because they only came out at night and wore hoods while they destroyed people's lives. But even vampires have a reason for doing what they do. The number of tube station ... Read more >


Week 21: In Search of Jane Austen – Hampshire, Lacock and Winchester

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | Views [495]

‘Hampshire: The Home of Jane Austen’ the sign greeted us and let us know we were in the right place. Driving up to the winding path up to the old manor house which had been converted into a hotel, we craned our necks in anticipation to see how grand ... Read more >


Photos: Lacock

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery

Film location for Pride and Prejudice, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Cranford and many more
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Photos: Winchester

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery

The Round Table :)
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Photos: Jane Austen's Hampshire

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Week 19: Summer in East Anglia

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | Views [309]

Steering a motor boat is a bit like steering those cars at a games arcade, or to a lesser extent, driving a car with power steering. The wheel doesn't feel like it has any tension so as soon as you turn the wheel the boat will turn though, depending ... Read more >


Photos: The Norfolk Broads

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | Photo Gallery

A series of canals with charming houses and boats parked next to them.
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Photos: Cromer and Sutton Hoo

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 24 Jul 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Week 15: Part Two of Tourist Week – Stonehenge, Bath and Windsor

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | Views [457]

The original plan was to see the sunrise over Stonehenge on summer solstice. This is only time of year where the public can go up to the stones and the um, people who are passionate about preserving the pagan history surrounding the stones come out of ... Read more >


Photos: Windsor, Bath and Stonehenge

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | Photo Gallery


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