Thursday, January 24, 2013

Castleton, United Kingdom #throwback

Castleton is my first ever trip when I studied in United Kingdom back then and I had never blog about this before. Frankly speaking, none of us had ever heard of this place before but after our senior explained how beautiful and scenery was that place, immediately we signed up with our senior to join for this 1 day tour. Afterall, discover new place wasn't a bad idea and might gain new experiences.

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#1: Castleton signboard

Castleton is a small little village located in the north east of England. The name itself was taken upon a castle which built besides the famous river known by the local. You won't find any high skyscrapers or even public transportation such as trains surrounding this village. All we saw just a row of old dark brown houses and shops without any paint of them, two or three small churches and an art gallery.

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#7: Colourful blossom flowers in front of somebody's house

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#8: As we walked further, we saw a flock of white fluffy sheep and it's my first time of seeing them.

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#9: A flock of sheep, a clear blue sky and a lush green field makes this a perfect photo.

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#10:Oh look! Even the sheep know how to look in front of the camera. Amazing!

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#11: Initially I had this naughty thoughts of rolling down the hill but tons of sheeps' poo poo. 

Castleton might seems nothing extraordinary but this place totally gave us the relax feeling and also stress free from keep thinking of the non-stop weekly assignments and presentations. Especially for people like us who living in the big city might not able to enjoy this kind of place back in our own city, this place is incredibly breathtaking and pristine. Castleton, a truly clean and fresh air village.  

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#12: Before leaving Castleton, a group photo with my unimates.

7 comments:

  1. Really miss UK..Reading yr entry reminded me of my 1st trip in England, i went to Dartmoor. Don't know whether u know about the place or not...;)

    p/s: have u receivd the gift? posted it before new year.

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  2. Lovely English countryside. What's the best way to get there from London?

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  3. wow, such a beautiful place...this is the place that i want to go to if i were to be in UK...

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  4. wow, you travel quite alot. i love those pics in castleton, so beautiful.

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  5. by the way, followed your blog. hope to see more of your traveling posts.

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  6. These pitchers is really making me so excited. I would like to be there very soon.
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