England

the whirlwind of highlights : 7 months based out of england

time in england, meant a superb base for travelling in Europe - and there was a a lot  of that.  time for the next new thing: Ibague, Colombia for 2018.

capturing what I saw and did here is pretty simple: the Thames

 

from the belltower to the start line of the Henley Royal Regatta

from the belltower to the start line of the Henley Royal Regatta

Henley on Thames at its gloaming best

Henley on Thames at its gloaming best

well maybe second best

well maybe second best

boating

boating

winter bike commutes do pay off

winter bike commutes do pay off

countryside walking

 

summer storms

summer storms

dartmoor national park

dartmoor national park

sunday morning are made for snow walking 

sunday morning are made for snow walking 

galleries, museums and public spaces

the ghastly and awesome surgery museum London

the ghastly and awesome surgery museum London

chester catherdral

chester catherdral

cathedral st andrew

cathedral st andrew

leake street

leake street

and the two things I'll miss the most:

Reebok CrossFit Reading

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RCFR has definitely been one of my favourites about living in England - had such a great time training with everyone over the last 6 or so months, was made to feel so incredibly welcome. 

And these amazing Henley gentlemen:

 

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the winter that wasn’t meant to be

So the original intent wasn’t to do a European winter, almost a month in and the past week has proved to me there are some redeeming aspects. 

Exhibit I: Urban area snow 

Hambleden

Hambleden

getting to lay the first footsteps, Hambleden weir

getting to lay the first footsteps, Hambleden weir

Exhibit II: Public Art on the stark Vitava riverside and surrounds of Prague

David Cerny - babies

David Cerny - babies

David Cerny - hanging man (with bird) 

David Cerny - hanging man (with bird) 

Jaroslav Róna - Kafka

Jaroslav Róna - Kafka

Exhibit III: Prague = barren parks, icy breath and awesome buildings

a city solely of throw-ups

a city solely of throw-ups

National theatre  

National theatre  

Prague Castle complex totally enthralled me...proving nothing can be too over the top

St Vitus Cathedral I

St Vitus Cathedral I

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St Vitus Cathedral II

St Vitus Cathedral III

St Vitus Cathedral III

Old Jewish cemetery   

Old Jewish cemetery