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Sep 2, 2011 - Gimme shelter!

Marilyn's Musings Since today was a bit of a travel day with lots of traffic congestion and navigator (that’s me) misdirection/correction, I thought I’d pass of the usual daily report in favor of some general info on where we are spending nights and how I found them. Since, as my dear father would say, we are on a limited budget, as we were planning this trip, we had to look at how we could balance expenses. Our biggest outlay (next to wine) was overnight costs. I put together a combination of bed and breakfasts (i.e. Orchard Barn), guest...

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Sep 12, 2010 - English gardening

Marilyn's Musings We rousted ourselves out of our very comfortable bed for the final orgy of eggs and cold toast in the English style, packed up our assorted “we pack light” stuff, bid a fond farewell to Nigel and Margaret and Orchard Barn complete with hugs around, and made our final 3 point turn out of the driveway to head toward our next adventure which included hiking through some gorgeous landscape garden. Stourhead is a National Trust property located in the county of Wiltshire and consists of a house and garden. While the house is...

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