This is a personal blog about three things in my life–family & friends, architecture and cycling. It’s hard to say where this will go…..
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Every adventure has moments or photos that don’t fit a post but are worth noting. Here’s our No. England scrapbook. … Continue reading
The Northern Railway trains to and from Kendal were mostly canceled during our stay due to “lack of drivers” leaving us to take a taxi or emergency bus to get to Windermere or Oxenhall. Nobody seemed to know exactly why. … Continue reading
On Thursday we needed to return the bikes so we re-traced our route to Windermere (the town) and continued on a mile to Bowness-on-Windermere, home of Lake Windermere ferries. “Lake Windermere” is actually redundant and historically incorrect since “mere” means … Continue reading
Cumbria is the province that is home to Kendal and the Lakes District, and it reportedly has distinctive characteristics–though they might not be the ones that follow in this post. I mostly like the word “Cumbria” and want to get … Continue reading
Our hotel room was perched on the corner of the hotel with windows overlooking the Stramongate Bridge. My first thought was that traffic noise might define our hotel experience, but cars and trucks quickly faded to the background as we … Continue reading