Anything Goes 3
A diversion from transport pictures
The Wood in Winter
Waddesdon Manor (National Trust).
The 10th. Year of the Christmas Tree Festival
A look at Wells and Wells Cathedral
A look at Frome and the Church
The Somerset Carnivals - Shepton Mallet
My second year at the Carnival and just as good or even better than the 2013 event (See Shepton Mallet Carnival 2013 @ Anything Goes 2 on 5929 Reloaded).
The carts and individual acts are all first class providing in excess of a two hour show.
Can't wait for the 2015 event!__________________________________________________
The Dorset County Show @ Dorchester
A Remarkable gathering of all thing rural in Dorset with Animals, Horse Riding, Farm Machines, Stalls and 1001 other things to tempt you with.
A GREAT Show.
Miscellaneous Picture of a mostly non transport theme.
The NT House and Stone Circle.
Dumbleton Hall Hotel
With a wonderful formal and wild garden area.
Town and area.
The town still has street gas lighting.
The Royal Hospital
We are treated to a guided tour of the Hospital with one of the Chelsea Pensioners.
A remarkable building designed by Sir Christopher Wren and steeped in over 300 years of history.
The Downton (Wiltshire)
Many Street Attractions, Demonstrations, Live Music, Dancing and all the fun of a live street show.
Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire.
We visit the famous Cathedral to see the Octagon and Stained Glass Museum.
The Cathedral has an amazing display of stained glass in many of its windows.
The Octagon and roof visit are well worth the difficult climb.
A must visit if you are in this part of the World.
South America - Cape Horn
December 2002 / January 2003
From the West coast to the East coast of South America via Cape Horn and a stop off at the Falkland Islands.
We Travel from Bournemouth, Dorset to Santiago, Chili and transfer to the port of Valparaiso to board P&O Arcadia for our South American cruise.
We steam into the Pacific Ocean and travel South for our first call at
From here we transit the Chilean Fjords and visit Seno Eyre Fjord and its famous glacier.
This leads us to the Strait of Magellan on onto Punta Arenas and the Worlds southernmost steam railway.
We next transit the Beagle Channel that takes us to Ushuaia.
From Ushuaia we pass Cape Horn East to West and then turn round to pass West to East. A double pass of the Southern most point of South America.
Our next call is The Falkland Islands and port Stanley where we see a most delightful town that in 1982 was part of an unnecessary conflict between Argentina and UK.
As we leave the islands we attend a special memorial service on Arcadia and remember the dead of the armed forces of the UK and Argentina.
In the South Atlantic we progress too Montevideo in Uruguay.
Montevideo is at the entrance to the River Plate.
A short journey from Montevideo brings us to Buenos Aries also on the River Plate.
We see the grave of Evita and travel to a cattle ranch where we have a splendid Bar BQ and watch Tango dancing.
The cattle ranch is also a working one with horses where the South American cowboys give us a display of there horse riding skills.
We return to Bournemouth after an amazing trip that was very special with the Falkland Islands visit.
South & Central Africa October 1998
13,630 miles round trip to see Cape Town, South Africa, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Livingstone, Zambia and Chobe Safari Park, Botswana.
Visit the Rainbow Nation and travel to The Cape of Good Hope by air and land. We also visit game parks, gardens and take in the vibrant life of South and Central Africa.
Pictures cover city and town views with costal areas around
The Cape of Good Hope.
A visit to Robben Island off Cape town was memorable as Nelson Mandela was in prison here for 27 years. We visited his actual prison room.
Zimbabwe gave us splendid views of Victoria falls as did Zambia.
A Game park near Livingstone produced many wild animals as did a visit to the Chobe Safari Park in Botswana.
The transport pictures of the trip are covered in other section of the website