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  • Days 55-61: Falling Behind and Catching Up"The sooner I fall behind, the more time I have to catch up." ―Author Unknown Seeing as I've fallen behind a bit in my travel blog, I'm going to attempt to catch myself up by breezing over this week: Saturday, March 28th ● Posted by tara.macmahon in My Adventures Across the Pond | Apr 21, 2015
  • Over and outAt last, after 166 days out of England we are back. The cats seemed pleased to see us and we seem to have slipped back into normal Manchester life with surprising ease. Of course, nothing will be the same again Posted by CandPandKandS in Across and beyond | Apr 21, 2015
  • Saturday 28th MarchWe stopped at Windermere to return the cottage keys. For the first time all week we experienced rather heavy rain so we decided to head back to Edinburgh early. We stopped at Moffat with Bobby for lunch and Posted by scotia174 in Ambleside, Lake District | Mar 28, 2015
  • Friday 27th MarchWe had boiled eggs for breakfast and then took Bobby for a walk along the edge of Windermere. We went for lunch with Bobby to the Drunken Duck and really enjoyed the food there which was a light lunch Posted by scotia174 in Ambleside, Lake District | Mar 27, 2015
  • Thursday 26th MarchDad woke us at 6am and told us that there was 3 inches of snow!! We didn't believe him at first as the previous day had been so sunny and we had sat outside. Grant and I drove Posted by scotia174 in Ambleside, Lake District | Mar 26, 2015
  • Wednesday 25th MarchWe went for breakfast to nearby Chesters café with Richard and Fon. We said cheerio and then returned to the cottage and sat in the sunshine before getting changed. We went for a wonderful 6 mile walk Posted by scotia174 in Ambleside, Lake District | Mar 25, 2015
  • Tuesday 24th MarchWe got up very early and drove to Kendal to do some shopping at Marks & Spencer in time for their 9am opening. We paid a quick visit to Morrisons and then had an early lunch at the cottage. Posted by scotia174 in Ambleside, Lake District | Mar 24, 2015
  • Monday 23rd MarchWe went to the Langdale valley with Bobby and did a walk with him. We had an early lunch at the Watermill pub in Ings with Bobby (lovely nachos!) and then did some more shopping at Booths in Windermere. Posted by scotia174 in Ambleside, Lake District | Mar 23, 2015
  • Sunday 22nd MarchWe had a nice breakfast at the cottage and met Lisa, Gary and Matthew at the Treetop Trek adventure park on the outskirts of Windermere. We sat in the sunshine outside for lunch and then played in the park. Posted by scotia174 in Ambleside, Lake District | Mar 22, 2015
  • Saturday 21st MarchWe left Edinburgh at 9:30am and stopped for lunch at The Watermill (near Penrith) for some homemade soup and fresh bread. We picked up our cottage keys in Windermere and arrived at the beautiful River House cottage at 3pm. Posted by scotia174 in Ambleside, Lake District | Mar 21, 2015
  • Wigan to FolkestoneNo problems at all on the journey. Everything went swimmingly. Set off at 9.30am and arrived at 3.30 pm in Folkestone. The sun was shining brightly and it was really warm. The campsite was really peaceful. After Posted by joodle in France 2015 | Apr 19, 2015
  • Setting off After 17 years Shelly and I are heading back to the UK and Ireland. It's hard to believe it's been that long but the world is big and the Italians have better food, and sc Posted by paulymx in UK and Ireland 2015 | Apr 19, 2015
  • What about work!There is a massive difference between booking a couple of weeks leave and being able to get away for over four months. Our work situations are very different and therefore so was our approach to getting time off. Posted by Gill's Travels in Round the World in 140 days | Apr 18, 2015
  • The End of a fantastic journeySix months have flown by so so fast and I feel very priviledged to have been able to make this journey. There was barely a day that went by when I didn't want to stop the clock. I have witness Posted by Lifeis4living in 6 months in South and Central America | Apr 17, 2015
  • Days 48-54: Oxford WeekAnd that sweet City with her dreaming spires, She needs not June for beauty’s heightening... ―Excerpt from Matthew Arnold's poem Saturday, March 21st 9:10am: Bus Pick-Up [Predictably, Rachel was my bus buddy. Neither of us napped on t Posted by tara.macmahon in My Adventures Across the Pond | Apr 14, 2015
  • French haircut in Warrington EnglandWhen we arrived in London, I started itching for a sassy, wash-and-go haircut. Since the pound-to-dollar exchange is still expensive, I thought I'd wait until we get in the euro zone. Then we arrived in Warrington, England on Friday (4/10). Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Apr 13, 2015
  • Lord & Lady Cavendish get Snatched & Showered w/ChocolatesWarrington, England is one of those stops that makes no sense to me. I mean, it wasn't in our plans to stop there but it was on the way to Scotland and it was damn cheaper than spending the night in Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Apr 13, 2015
  • Lord & Lady Cavendish Take a Bath We get up the next morning to take the Underground subway to Paddington then train it on over to Bath, England. Once a Roman outpost over a thousand years ago, Bath is scenic with an a Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Apr 13, 2015
  • Lord & Lady Cavendish and the Blood Rain While in the UK, Andrea and I have decided to take on the persona of outrageous UK characters we've seen on American TV as children. I've even started to talk like an old, po Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Apr 11, 2015
  • Ello London & Bonjour ParisMorning all, Wow those last few days flew by! Denis and I are currently having breakie in a very cosy Paris apartment with the family! Unfortunately no tasty French pastries in sight... or well not yet! It's terrible - we are Posted by fatmonkey in Europe 2015 | Apr 11, 2015
  • Postcard collages from the UKWe flew to London on Easter Sunday. Three days of exploring and lots of walking. Photos: 1) Having fish & ships at the River Thames 2) At the British Museum 3) plaque 4) George walking in the Princess Diana Memorial Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Apr 9, 2015
  • PreparationsYou'd think after all this time dreaming and planning that we would be organised, but no looks like it will be a last minute scrabble to get everything done in time. Joe is going to live in Florida, America for a Posted by joodle in France 2015 | Apr 8, 2015
  • The Hills Are AliveYesterday I was lucky enough to be taken on a drive through the english countryside. It was great to get out of the city and see a bit more of the country itself. The rolling hills and quaint villages are Posted by meagle in No Dreams Deferred | Apr 5, 2015
  • Improving Diplomatic RelationsIt has been a few days since I updated the blog and I fear this post might become long. Apologies in advance if that happens but there is a lot to catch everyone up on. I will try to do Posted by meagle in No Dreams Deferred | Apr 4, 2015
  • April 1, 2015Landed at Heathrow Airport in London at 6:30 AM local time, 30 minutes ahead of schedule. Absolutely a great flight - did an overfly of downtown London low enough to see the London Eye, Tower Bridge and Parliament. Weather was Posted by boyner in Formula One Europe 2015 | Apr 1, 2015
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