England & Wales

    Day 1

    Day 1 – Thursday, May 14, 2015 - Flight on British Airways; Denver International Airport to London's Heathrow Airport

    GoAhead Tours

    England's Countryside & Wales

    Mirne L Schowengerdt

    Cheerio, we are off to London! We begin a short 10-day Go Ahead Tours journey to “England’s Countryside and Wales” today.

    Earlier...

    Day 2

    Day 02 - Friday, May 15, 2015 - Arrive at Heathrow Airport; Meet Go Ahead Representative; Transfer to the Novotel London Tower Bridge Hotel; Free Time to Explore London; Welcome Dinner

    Just as the British Airways crew was finishing the boarding process, a torrential wind and rainstorm came up at...

    Day 3

    Day 03 - Saturday, May 16, 2015 - Sightseeing Tour of London

    When we woke up at 7:00 the sky was a bit gray and it was 47° and 51% humidity. Vic had an English breakfast of eggs, sausage, baked beans, grilled tomatoes, and mushrooms. Gennie had porridge (oatmeal), yogurt,...

    Day 4

    Day 04 - Sunday, May 17, 2015 - Motor to York; Visit & Walk Around Cambridge; Free Time to Explore York

    This morning we had our breakfast to the sounds of the Beatles singing Penny Lane - are we in Liverpool? No, but London has been fantastic!

    We were supposed...

    Day 5

    Day 05 - Monday, May 18, 2015 - Walking Tour of York; York Minster; The Shambles; York Castle; Museum Gardens

    This morning we woke to rain, but remember this is England and it is supposed to rain! The temperature in York was 46° with the humidity at 100%.

    After breakfast...

    Day 6

    Day 06 - Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - Motor to Chester; View Roman Amphitheater; Drive to Caernarfon, Wales

    Because of the mix-up yesterday, everyone was to bring his/her bags down to the lobby. A usual, a few did not get the message. But Vic helped Pebbles retrieve the last two...

    Day 7

    Day 07 - Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - Tour of Caernarfon and Castle; Slate Museum in Llanberis; Train Ride on Llanberis Lake Railway on Lake Padarn

    The skies were gray this morning but we could see a little blue sky, making us hopeful for another great day. The weather forecast...

    Day 8

    Day 08 - Thursday, May 21, 2015 - Snowdonia National Park; Drive to Bath; Visit Architectural Sites

    Our wake up call was at 6:30 am and after breakfast we had to have our bags out to the bus by 8:00 in order to leave at 8:15. Arvie is getting to...

    Day 9

    Day 09 - Friday, May 22, 2015 - Free Day in Bath; Optional to Wells, Glastonbury & Cheddar to Visit Wells Cathedral, Abbey of King Arthur & Guinevere, & Cheese Making

    The skies were weeping - drizzle greeted us when we went out to the bus at 8:15. We had...

    Day 10

    Day 10 - Saturday, May 23, 2015 - Return to London; Visit Stonehenge; Tour Salisbury

    We had an early wake up call at 6:30 and the luggage had to be out at 7:15 am. Our new driver, Mr. Singh was not able to the lift heavy bags leaving it to...

    Day 11

    Day 11 - Sunday, May 24, 2015 - Flight London's Heathrow Airport to Denver's International Airport

    Breakfast was open until 10:00; we went down about 8:30. The dining room was so crowded because this was a holiday weekend.

    Our hotel was full and many people came in from other hotels...

    Day 12

    ENGLAND'S COUNTRYSIDE & WALES

    Tour Director Mirne L. Schowengerdt

    GoAhead Tours

    Trip Evaluation

    Having visited England before, we still wanted to see London in a little more depth and then visit several cities we had not seen before. We saw the GoAhead Tours had a ten-day trip to England and...

    Day 13

    England's Countryside & Wales

    Hotel Evaluations

    London, England --- Novotel London Tower Bridge

    http://www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-3107-novotel-london-tower-bridge/index.shtml

    We were at the Novotel Tower Bridge for a total of 4 nights in two different occasions.The hotel location was excellent, near underground line and Tower of London and a safe neighborhood.

    All of our dealings...

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