Posts tagged Travel
A Walk in the Cotswolds

Part Three: Charlotte Goes for a Walk in the Country

Charlotte and I woke to an exceedingly fine September day and decided to leave our charming room at The Bell Inn to hike the Cotswold landscapes about Moreton in Marsh.  In preparation, I laminated my survey maps, brushed up on my compass reading skills and dusted off my trekking poles.  And Charlotte donned her sturdiest kid leather boots.  (I realize you can't see them under the yards of satin and foreground of peonies, but trust me.  They are very elegant.)

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Charlotte's Secret Cottage

Part Two: Charlotte at The Secret Cottage

With so many lovely villages to visit, and no interest in renting a car and driving the narrow roads, Charlotte and I made the brilliant decision to join a tour.  The most popular in the Cotswolds is the Secret Cottage Tour, which is a six-hour guided tour of the northern Cotswold villages.

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Charlotte Goes Exploring

Part One: The Cotswolds

Charlotte Baker, the heroine of IN SEARCH OF SCANDAL, is always lamenting the fact that a young, unmarried, 19th century lady can go nowhere without a chaperone.  Unlike her hero, Will Repton, who can cross oceans and traipse across wide swaths of the Asian continent without any sort of companion at all.

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