My friend from university organised a trip to the Dales to stay in a cottage around a trip to the Black Sheep Brewery which is in Masham (Mas-Ham) a pleasant market town with many avenues to add to your waistline! I was a little anxious about the beer as my tastes have moved on since … Continue reading Black Sheep Brewery & Middleham Brewery, Yorkshire Dales; November 2016
This is the largest citadel in Europe. We didn't have a lot of time, but it was worth exploring. Lots of empires have been here: Athenians, Spartans, Romans, Byzantines, Ottomans etc.
A few hours on the way to the Alps gave time to visit Matusmoto Castle.
A great little town for relaxing with a castle and quaint wooden streets full of local crafts and produce. There's also a great covered market with some excellent food and old arcade machines. I really enjoyed it here - it was nice to get away from the bigger cities.