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Jul 15, 2013 - Cheddar Gorge

From Chipping Sodbury (love that name and like using it!) our route took us to the Cheddar Gorge – yes, the place Cheddar cheese originated. It’s a pretty impressive limestone rock formation, but Bruce says the Gorges de Galamus (which he just saw in the Pyrenees) is much, much more impressive and about the same length. It’s an interesting length of gorge though (about one mile), terminating in a serious tourist trap with double decker buses running tours up the short gorge. At the tourist trap there are numerous cider shops (with tastings)...

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Jul 14, 2013 - Chipping Sodbury

This morning we drove from Hereford back to Ross-on-Wye (this place has become really significant to me!) where we had breakfast. Bruce drove to Ross-on-Wye and scared the hell out of me at one point (he hasn’t been getting a lot of experience with driving here). He came speeding towards a stone wall that abruptly veered away to the right over a blind hump on a single lane bridge. He should have slowed down long before we reached the bridge in case something was coming from the blind side of the hump in the middle of the road, but I was...

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