Monday, September 19, 2016

River Avon And The Circus, Bath

AS WE STROLLED ALONG THE BATH CITY, we came across the beautiful sights of River Avon and spent some moments there including a light lunch at a pub restaurant overlooking the folds of the river.... Then we proceeded on our walk around the city including the Bath market and Aaron directed us to a place called Circus and the Royal Cresent.  We have to take a long walk up descending street.. pheww.... a very challenging walk for me going up, coming down though is not a problem.... and after our nearly five hours of walking around the city, we called it a day.... Sitting back on the car seat was a Big Relief for my weary legs.  Age is not a number?  For me, age is definitely showing on me... I have walked almost 20K steps in those four hours tour!  Phew.... no wonder I could eat like a horse after that!!

Walking to the River Avon....
Yes, having a rest here... 
And to admire the beautiful folds of the Avon River... 
There is a history behind the river...
We spent some moments here taking lots of photos... 
And since we were there, we joined our fellow tourists here for a light lunch... 
But we wouldn't want to eat under the sun.... cos we are Asians...  LOL... 
We preferred the cooling air inside.... 
And mussels in some creamy sauce and wine is their specialty... 
These came in a set minus the bottle of sparkling lemon juice.... 
It was around 13 pounds if not mistaken... 
Our walking resumed after the light break.... 
Walking here and there with Aaron's directions... he has been here before... 
He always like to take us to markets....
Food and souvenirs at every corner...
But we did not buy anything.... at all... just look see....
And from the market, we walked uphill to a place called Circus... 
 My girl did a "performance" when we reached there... it was a upheaval walk for me..
I thought of doing the same like the others here... lazing around...
And the background is the Circus cos the houses are "curved" like in a circus tent... 
Our Bath for the day.... 
Back to Cardiff for the third night....
And the next day we left for London.... 

17 comments:

  1. Cooling air inside? That's new! Usually there, it is nice and cool outside...or cold even but stuffy and hot inside. They do not need air conditioning, not like here.

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    1. Yes hot outside on that day... so more cooling inside against the sun... we asians are afraid of the sun shining down on us, right? hehehee

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  2. Very good exercise and you can enjoy your food without feeling guilty :)

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    1. Yes, indeed I lost one kg.. yay!!! hahahaa

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  3. Beautiful walk and tour. I pove the river folds too. Amazing.

    After all the walk up and down I would eat like a horse too. That is one thing about vacation. You walk, exercise and eat a lot.;)

    Mussels!! My fave. If you meet my hubby, he would tell you I could eat a lot of mussels. Wahaha.

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    1. Yes, I love to walk especially in the cooling weather but not in Malaysia.. hahahaa... we look for transport over here in MY... over there, use our legs...

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  4. I love YOU behind this cute pink cart of flowers! I could not figure out why it was called the Circus, and you told me before I even had to ask! The steps on the river are my favorite today, I have never seen anything like this! You are so strong to walk this much; this will also build up your strength! I see your daughter has met the queen!

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    1. hahha.. indeed she has met her and shook her hands..

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  5. So nice! When I visited this Bath, it was late evening so everything was dark. Looks so much nicer in your pictures when it is bright in the day!

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    1. Oh, did you visit it the next day? Hope you did... Bath is very beautiful..

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  6. I like the curved houses! But I haven't been to the river but nice photos!

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    1. Next time you must go and visit again.. hahahaa

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  7. I loves to walk those markets and look see look see, hehe....

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    1. Yeah, look see only.. pocket tight.. hahahaa

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  8. Beautiful photos.... remind me of my visit too... its a romantic feeling alright. enjoy

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    1. Thank you Elaine! Hope you like your visit too!

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  9. Oh My Goodness! Avon is so beautiful and all your photos showed them. I must visit Avon next year when I visit London.

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