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"It Will Rain Tomorrow." England Weathers The MaiTai Four.

"It Will Rain Tomorrow." England Weathers The MaiTai Four.

Old Dec 24th, 2013, 10:25 AM
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Gosh, I'm feeling the same letdown I always do when I walk in the door home from a trip. Bummer, it's over.

But happy holidays to the Maitais!
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Old Dec 24th, 2013, 10:35 AM
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Happy holidays StCirq. Thanks.

susan, we are going later in September due to my work schedule.

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Old Dec 24th, 2013, 11:45 AM
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Tom,thanks again for a great ride through London and beyond. You really made our day (s) many times. Merry Christmas!
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Old Jan 8th, 2014, 05:53 AM
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For anyone interested, I have our first six days (London and day trip to Hampton Court...great photo ops there) up on my website (with photos from Kim, Mary, Tracy and me). Brings back great memories of our trip.

http://www.travelswithmaitaitom.com/...land_2013.html

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Old Jan 8th, 2014, 06:13 AM
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Thanks for the pics...fabulous! (and it was fun to re-read your report)
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Old Jan 8th, 2014, 07:12 AM
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Great pics....thanks for sharing!
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Old Jan 8th, 2014, 12:30 PM
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Thanks for the pictures!

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Old Jan 8th, 2014, 05:17 PM
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I'm glad I checked in to find a link to your photos! Looking forward to the ones of the Cotswolds. Hampton Court looks great.
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Old Jan 8th, 2014, 05:20 PM
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Great photos. Thanks!!

This is probably such a dumb question. There are several warnings about the high step climbing up and down from the train near Hampton Court. Is it really that bad ?? Did you even notice ??
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Old Jan 9th, 2014, 08:33 AM
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"This is probably such a dumb question. There are several warnings about the high step climbing up and down from the train near Hampton Court. Is it really that bad ?? Did you even notice ??"

I don't remember any problem with steps, and it is about an easy five-minute walk to the gates.

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Old Jan 9th, 2014, 08:41 AM
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Great shots! JR and I missed Hampton Court--it looks so gorgeous in your pix. I'm going in April to London so may try a day trip there.
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Old Jan 9th, 2014, 01:20 PM
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That's a relief....thanks!!

Hampton Court is a must-do.
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Old Jan 30th, 2014, 08:10 PM
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Hi Tom -- Just checking in to say I'd love to see the rest of your photos, especially of the Cotswolds.
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Old Feb 1st, 2014, 12:50 PM
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Thanks for spurring me on Susan. I've been woefully slow putting this all together on my website. I have at least added our day at Winchester and Salisbury Cathedral. Bath and the Cotswolds, here we come (with photos)...soon.

http://www.travelswithmaitaitom.com/...6_Entry_1.html

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Old Feb 2nd, 2014, 05:50 AM
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lovely pictures, tom, and though I remembered some of your deathless prose from the TR, it didn't detract from the photos [some might even say it enhanced them!]

I now have a confession to make. I have never been to Winchester or Salisbury.

oh, the shame.

I've been past them more times than you've had steak and ale pie [and even more often than Kim's eaten caesar salad in the UK] but never actually got there.

note to self - try to see more of my own country this year.
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Old Feb 2nd, 2014, 09:15 AM
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Thanks, Tom. Just love Salisbury. Will be looking for more. Your fan base just keeps growing.
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Old Feb 3rd, 2014, 08:41 AM
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Thanks for posting the photos, Tom. I enjoyed seeing the cathedrals and towns. I'll keep checking back for the Cotswolds! By the way, I booked the Bramley House.
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Old Feb 3rd, 2014, 03:37 PM
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"By the way, I booked the Bramley House."

Now I feel pressure. When are you leaving?

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Old Feb 3rd, 2014, 07:20 PM
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Tom, I love your photos! Especially the garden shots and the panoramic view of the London government houses.

It is also fun re-reading the trip report with pictures.

I've gotta go look up that sticky toffee pudding thing...
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Old Feb 3rd, 2014, 09:10 PM
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Tom, I'm going in summer. Don't worry I won't like the place. I'm saving A LOT of money staying there instead of the place I previously booked (a manor house where the Crawleys of Downton Abbey might have stayed). Also, I like that I can walk to the town for dinner.
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