Today we went to Royal Leanington Spa and did a little shopping, checked out the Jephson Gardens there, and also went to a food festival they were having. I ate half of a sandwich Phil gave me which I’m not quite sure what was in it. It was quite tasty.
For supper tonight Phil fixed up seafood chowder AND beef stew. So we were well fed for sure.
September 09 – Sunday I used as a rest day and to prepare for my trip back. I had bought a ticket on Virgin Trains from Rugby Station near Coventry to Holyhead Station. The train ticket cost £24.40 to Holyhead via Crewe. I had bought a ticket on the Stena Adventurer from Holyhead to Dublin Port for £28.00. From Dublin port the plan was to take a taxi to Busarus station to catch the X20 bus to Ballinasloe.
When I post a blog I try and provide some practical and useful information on the location I visit in the blog for the frugal/budget traveler.
I am a sojourner, that is my occupation, that is what I do. I took Early Retirement in December 2010 and never looked back. I have taken several trips while on vacations around the US and to Europe while I was working but now can travel full time if I wish. Since I retired I have been visiting or revisiting many of my favorite locations in the US and then revisiting many of my favorite locations in Europe at a more leisurely pace, blogging all the ... full info