Wild Dartmoor June 11th 2010 Thursday 10 June
Castle Drogo and Dartmoor
We were sad to leave our friends in Topsham but pleased to be on the road towards what was planned to be a restful week across the border in Cornwall. With hindsight, a fortnight might have have been restful - a week wasn't!
Our journey today took us up to the very northern edge of Dartmoor, through the pretty village of Drewsteignt ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Devon » Dartmoor Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
Once upon a time, I was something important in the UK travel industry, where I spent more than 35 years of my working life roaming the globe at someone else's expense. So, if you dream of living overseas on less than 10 Dollars a day, be warned: I'm an experienced, mature traveller - not a backpacker. You won't find stories here about me thumbing my way across the Sahara, slumming it in cockroach-infested hostels, or sharing a room with giant mosquitoes!
Oh, and I'm British - so you can expect a stiff upper lip in times of adversity and a sense of humour that's often not understood by other... full info