Great Railway Journeys of the World - without my Bradshaws guide! July 17th 2016 As fans of "Great Railways Journeys of the World", shown on SBS television we were delighted to be catching the train from St Pancras to Leicester. The glorious St Pancras station, built in the Victoria era, was very nearly demolished which would have been a tragedy had it happened. Thank goodness for public pressure!
Deciding not to hire a car this visit I'd booked all our trips online through ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Leicestershire » Leicester 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 travelblogging in 2008 when, with the parenting responsibilities of six children long-gone, we (Michelle & Kevin) left home for a three months adventure during which time we spent some of the kids inheritance! Having always loved traveling, prior to our three months away six weeks has been the longest period we've been overseas and that was mostly with kids in tow. Now officially retired (well sort of) I think we'll be taking up this traveling lark with a vengeance! ... full info