All our kids really need to be happy is some water to play in and some freedom to go exploring. Add some warm sunshine and a steam train passing by, and you've got kid heaven.
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Before settling down for the night in Charmouth, I had given myself a good talking to for having ‘confused’ numbers such as 56 and 59 with much smaller numbers such as 40. I had looked again at the route for the following day, established that Brixham was 54 miles away, which would mean setting off at half-past nine, and had given myself another good talking to.
Where do I start - well we have just returned from what I would describe as another world; Florida! Big, hot & busy!
On our trips to Fort William we become avid train spotters. It’s not just any old trains we’re keen to see though, in fact we only have eyes for one particularly special train: the Jacobite. This glorious old steam train that travels between Fort William and Malaig has definitely stolen our hearts and we try and cram in as many views as we can. All trips to the supermarket have to be timed for when it will be at the station at Fort William and walking Jarvis at Glenfinnan so we can see it pass over the viaduct is a favourite walk. But this holiday we managed to find our best viewing spot yet - Loch Eilt.
I usually associate trekking - little & large - with using our legs, but then we already had several train trekking adventures here on the blog, so can't conclude our series of autumnal Montenegro Meanderings without the final episode - the great train journey back!
During the October holidays we had a trip down south to catch up with family and friends. We have mastered the art of travelling light with as little luggage as we can get away with.