Surround Mound August 27th 2010 Again, on the recommendation of the Lonely Planet, we spent a few days exploring the English Peak District and were not disappointed.
Really just wanted to post a few photos of the area around Matlock, a stone circle we found with a surround mound, and the curious land-locked 'seaside' town of Matlock Bath where we stopped looking for a bakery and only found a thousand fish ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Derbyshire » Matlock 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
We started this travel blog in 2005 when we set off on a ten-month around-the-world trip with a couple of backpacks and not much else. In 2008, we emigrated to New Zealand with four suitcases and a guitar and spent the first month travelling throughout the country, from Auckland to Christchurch, via a roundabout route. We now live in Christchurch and post the odd blog now and again...whenever the travel bug bites. Happy reading!
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