Liverpool with all the Liverpudlians

Tuesday 26th July 2016

Very quick blog today. We split up with Di and Marlene going shopping in the new Liverpool 1 shopping center. Every store that you could imagine is there along with expensive prices. We wandered past the Cavern but it looked rather dark and foreboding so opted to find a coffee shop. We then wandered back to our respective boats and we had a final, final last supper at 6.00pm. Also needed to take the pooches out for a bit of a run on the grass and some fresh air. They are rather tired after a long day yesterday and tomorrow they have quite the travel day again.

Fraser and Nick did a whirlwind tour around the central part of Liverpool taking in the highlights. They took lots of photos so have included them below with short comments.

They did go into a museum called the Beatles Story which they found fascinating and informative.

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This is the original headquarters of the White Star line who owned the Titanic. It is now a swanky hotel.

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A reminder in the hotel floor of the buildings origins.

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View from the top of the hotel facing back to Albert Dock where we are moored.

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This is a photo from the ground floor of the Port Authority building – rather spectacular one would say.

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The boys then went up to find the Cavern which they say was rather seedy and smelly.

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The actual inside of the Cavern which you can see is rather small.

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The boys also found the obligatory pub which they say was one rather elaborate establishment.

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Then of to our final farewell dinner with W+M who per usual put on quite the spread. It was a sad farewell but we will see them again in late September.

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We will now be offline for about three to four days so do not fare, we will be back with many a further tale.

 


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