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Travel: England – Salisbury

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Salisbury is known as ‘the city in the countryside’ as it is surrounded by the loveliest English landscape you can imagine. And as it was on our route from Stonehenge to the little village we stayed in in Dorset, it was the perfect stop to have afternoon tea…

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Travel: England – Stonehenge

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On the first day of our shortbreak to England, we stopped at Stonehenge as that was conveniently situated between Folkestone, where we got off the train, and Marnhull, the little village we stayed in.

In today’s travelpost I will tell you a bit about Stonehenge, of course illustrated with heaps of pics I took that day!

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England: Chawton – Looking for Jane Austen (part II)

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Last week there was a first post about Chawton in which I told you all about the Jane Austen House Museum.

Today I will take you on a little stroll around this tiny Hampshire village and I will tell you more about the Chawton House Estate.

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England: Chawton – Looking for Jane Austen (part I)

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Last week we’ve had the most delightful shortbreak in England of which I will write many travelposts in the weeks and even months to come… so brace yourself for lots of England-posts 😀

The first two travelposts will be about Chawton, the little village in Hampshire, where Jane Austen lived her final and most productive years.

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England: Lake District – Hodbarrow Reserve

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Today’s travelpost is a third one about the Lake District in Cumbria. We stayed in this beautiful North-English region, during our 2011 holiday and today I will tell you about a walk in a nature reserve. Read the rest of this entry »

England: The Lake District – Buttermere and Derwent Water

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Last week there was a first post about the beautiful Lake District in England. We did a lot of beautiful daytrips during that holiday (now 6 years ago already!!) so today I will fill you in on what for me was the most beautiful daytrip: a walking tour around Buttermere and a boat trip on Derwent Water. Read the rest of this entry »

England: Grasmere, the Coffin Trail and Rydal Mount

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We love England and we like spending our holidays across the Channel. I cannot but emphasize how beautiful this country is and I cannot but try to convince everyone that London definitely is not England… at all!

So when we went to the Lake District years ago (way back in 2011, can’t believe it’s nearly 6 years ago!!), we were once again in awe of England’s beauty. Read the rest of this entry »