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The last of the Bath photos

After the Roman Baths, the Abbey and lunch in the Pump Room, we did a little wandering around the charming city of Bath. Please refrain from diving whilst on this tour. The Pulteney Bridge arches across the River Avon. Robert Adams designed the Pulteney Bridge (1769-74). View from mid-way down the stairs on the east […]

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Lunch at the Pump Room, Bath, England

Lunch at the Pump Room, Bath, England

When we were in Bath a couple of weeks ago, Mr. DJ suggested we have lunch in the Pump Room. Well, what’s a girl to do? Of course, I agreed! The small print says Stephen Clews: Graham Plumb Licensed in Pursuance of Act of Parliament for Public Singing & Dancing. Licensed to Sell Intoxicating Liquor […]

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Bath Abbey, England

Bath Abbey, England

Three churches have been built on the site of Bath Abbey: an Anglo-Saxon Abbey (757), a large Norman cathedral (1090, which later fell into ruin), and finally the current Abbey (1499, which also fell into ruin after the dissolution of monasteries by our pal Henry VIII in 1539). Today, it is a parish church for […]

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The Roman Baths, England

It was a beautiful day in Bath, England. We had a very pleasant train ride from the Shire to Bath Spa Station. The journey was about 2 hours—about the same as driving—and cost ₤53 per adult/₤26.50 per child (for us, about ₤132.50/$265). We could have driven for considerably less despite the high gas prices, but […]

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“I am for… for Bath”

Upon my word, I shall be pretty well off, when you are all gone away to be happy at Bath! –Mary Musgrove, Persuasion We woke up on Saturday morning to a blue sky—our first true blue in three weeks. Luckily we had an outing planned—to Bath. No, this wasn’t my “girly tour” of the city. […]

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