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mardi 1 janvier 2013

Another harbour!

Today it was Bristol docks - no pictures sadly as I have left my camera in Taunton!

Happy New Year everyone.

We have enjoyed our New Years day walking round Bristol in the sunshine - yes it has actually stopped raining! First of all we went to St Mary Redcliffe church - described by Elizabeth the first as ' The fairest, goodliest and most famous parish church in England'. And it is a beautiful church.  The bell ringers were busy and we could hear the bells ringing from streets away. The church has been there for 800 years and is a beautiful building containing some amazing windows and gothic architecture.
From there to the harbour and docks, a stop for lunch and then back through the town with a diversion to go down Christmas steps. There is some very interesting architecture hidden away round the back streets and our 'guide' who has lived here all his life gave us a good tour. Some beautiful almshouses and other gems that survived the bombing of the second WW in amongst the modern architecture.

With best wishes to you all for a very Happy 2013.

Lin xx

3 commentaires:

Accroquilt a dit…

I wish you a Happy New Year! Best wishes!

Anthea a dit…

Happy New Year Lin, it sounds like you are having a great time!
x

marina a dit…

a very happy new year to you! sounds like you are enjoying your travels