Category Archives: Engeland


At the sign of The Prancing Pony in Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswolds 7)

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My last day in the Cotswolds started with a shower and a good sturdy hobbitlike breakfast, after which I left the White Heart Royal Hotel for a stroll through Moreton-in-Marsh. I was now looking for a final connection that I … Continue reading


The White Hart Royal hotel & eatery in Morton-in-March (Cotswolds 6)

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After my taxi ride through the Cotswolds I arrived at my last stop in the Cotswolds on its verge in Moreton-in-Marsh, where I stayed at the beautiful, welcoming The White Hart Royal Hotel. Above the window view from my Deluxe double … Continue reading


Final proof: Tolkien based Shire on Cotswolds! (Cotswolds 5 )

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Leaving the Green Dragon Inn I love photographing toilets, specially when they have something special, remarkable or strange about them and … well let’s be honest, a toilet decorated with pictures of Claudia Cardinale fits that description 😉 After his … Continue reading


Where hobbits walk… – Walk through The Shire (Cotswolds 4)

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After a good night’s rest and a sturdy breakfast at the Green Dragon Inn in Cockleford, The Wandelgek started his 2nd walk through the Cotswolds, which would go through the Churn Valley… Elevation and level The walk was an approximately … Continue reading


“The road goes ever on…” – Walk through the Shire (Cotswolds 3)

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The Cotswolds: Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty The Wandelgek had reached the Cotswolds, probably the area which inspired J.R.R. Tolkien for his description of The Shire in both, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings… The Cotswolds is an … Continue reading


At the Green Dragon Inn (Cotswolds 2)

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After a long walk in The Shire-like hills of the Cotswolds, it is nice to come home to spend the evening grabbing a pint of the golden ale and a decent meal at the Green Dragon Inn… The Green Dragon … Continue reading


Entering The Shire (Cotswolds 1)

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After a quick shower and breakfast at the Youth Hostel, I grabbed my backpack and went to the Railway Station, where I bought a one-way ticket to Moreton-in-Marsh, a small town in the Cotswolds. When I was about halfway I … Continue reading


In Tolkiens Oxford…

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Now if you’re like me, a fanatic lover of Classic English Children’s books AND of old sagas and legends from times when they were spread across the world not in writing but in song and tale telling, you’re almost obliged … Continue reading


Secrets Of Hogwarts in Oxford

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My 2nd day in Oxford started with a brisk walk from the Youth Hostel towards the Town Center and passed Carfax Tower… The sole purpose of this second day was to explore sites where famous Classic Children’s books authors had … Continue reading


A citywalk with Mr. Tumnus through Oxford at sunset

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After my late afternoon visit to the Tavern Pub, I decided to take my camera and go on an evening sunset stroll through beautiful Oxford. This blog is more of a portfolio of the pictures I made. Bridge of Sighs … Continue reading