Berwick on Tweed – Day Two

This morning at breakfast I overheard a man telling his wife that ostrich eggs had to be really tough…they were discussing how someone had sent one through the mail and it remained intact…he suggested this was because they had to drop about three feet when...

Hadrian’s Wall

I made it to the north of England and Hadrian’s Wall, taking photographs through the dirty windows of the buses and trains of the landscape. I spent one night on the west end at Carlisle in a fabulous B&B. The price was right (£27.50/night with breakfast) and the...

Haworth & the Brontes

Haworth is a small village with a population of about 5,000 in West Yorkshire, not far from Bradford. It is located in a set of hills known as the Pennines, just outside the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The area around the village is often known as Brontë Country,...

Going to Haworth

Getting to Haworth from the Cotswolds, required several trains and buses, and of course my stop in Leicester. The country map gives you an idea of the distances I was travelling. From Cheltenham, I changed trains at Birmingham and then got to Leicester. The farther I...