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Sunday, November 9, 1997
Manchester to London, England
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London, England:
Latitude: 51° 32' 42" North
Longitude: 0° 8' 59" West
Altitude: 4474 feet
From Seattle: 5436 miles
Lodging: Hostel - Earl's Court YHA

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Today's Travel:
Country: England
Regions: Lancashire, Greater London
Route: Train: Manchester - Euston Station, London
Path:Manchester - London, England
Linear:173 miles
Weather: Overcast / Rain

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Canals Manchester, England

All photo images © 1997-2000 Anthony Jones - Images may not be used without prior written approval.

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Trip Stats to Date:
Day: 213
Linear Dist: 84296
Countries Visited: 12
Regions Visited: 64
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Hotels: 40
Friends / Family: 77
Camping: 35
Hostels: 37
Transit: 24
Beers: 836
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Journal Entry:
One of Manchester's tourist attractions is The Museum of Science and Industry, I love these kinds of museums, but they're all pretty much the same so I had decided to skip it. However, last night I found a flier at a pub describing a show they were doing there. So I had aranged to meet Mandy to see it. The show was called "BT Dialog in the Dark". It was excellent. It was 45 minutes in pitch black, led through everyday settings (a garden, a street, a house, and a bar) by a blind person. It was incredibly well executed, everything was reduced to textures and sound (and with all the extraneous sounds they were usually more confusing that helpful). After the show we spent some time walking around the exhibits and in general I thought the museum was execellent.

After last night I felt a little under the weather (ie Hungover) so I opted to spend the afternoon in the hostle doing laundry (it needed to be done and if you're going to be miserable, might as well get something done while you're at it). Afterwards I caught an evening train back to London.


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