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Another Friday, Another Trip 
7th-Aug-2016 07:48 pm
Stone sculpture
Last Friday Christine and I went to Glastonbury ... 55 1/2 miles each way.  The great news is that almost 4 years ago, coming back from Nicks, we came via Glastonbury (as normal), but I had to stop to take Codeine, and to walk round the car .... a few times.  That was my last trip as the CFS set in.  Going though Glastonbury on a regular basis I had always wanted to visit.  It turned out that Christine had never been either, so great to explore together.

The town has a huge history to explore.  It is believed to be the last resting place of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere, the first Church is believed to be set up by Joseph of Arimathea and his disciples.  The area was first settled in the Bronze Age.

To begin with we wandered around the town, saw the Church, saw some of the many shops, as well as some 11th Century Alms Houses and a medieval merchant's house,

So thought I would share some photos

Glastonbury Church and War Memorial
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In the Churchyard
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Along the roads, the flowers were stunning
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How about this for a dolls house
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Town Cross
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An origiron age boat
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One of the many shopping alleys
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The Alm's Houses
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.... and Chapel
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More photos to follow
Comments 
7th-Aug-2016 06:57 pm (UTC)
I'm so glad your stamina is getting stronger! Lovely photos :)
15th-Aug-2016 11:03 am (UTC)
Thank you

It is certainly lovely to know I am so much better overall
7th-Aug-2016 07:24 pm (UTC)
What a stunning city. The flowers are phenomenal.
15th-Aug-2016 11:04 am (UTC)
Such a lovely place.

Those hanging baskets are gorgeous, makes mine look even more puny than ever!!
8th-Aug-2016 07:58 am (UTC)
It's beautiful - it looks a lot like York. That's a Doll's Palace.
15th-Aug-2016 11:05 am (UTC)
Went to York when I was 10, so it's on my bucket list.

Yes, that dolls house was for sale, but no price tag visible!!
8th-Aug-2016 05:52 pm (UTC)
Gorgeous photos!!
15th-Aug-2016 11:06 am (UTC)
Thank you very much - great to have LJ to share my trip.
8th-Aug-2016 09:00 pm (UTC)
So lovely that you got to visit such a great place and the photos are stunning
15th-Aug-2016 11:07 am (UTC)
Brilliant place, and I really enjoyed my visit.
9th-Aug-2016 12:30 am (UTC)
Nice pics! I especially love the Alm's Houses and the flowers there.
15th-Aug-2016 11:08 am (UTC)
Those Alms houses are stunning. Where the grass now is, there was actually another row of them.
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