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Hello! I’m Emma Catherine Simpson and The Travelling Quill is my online journal, blending travel, photography and other general scribblings about my life. All photos Emma Catherine Simpson!
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Elthorne Park, London, EnglandElthorne ParkLondon, EnglandSpacious, open park with a good climbing frame and tennis courts. Access to the Grand Union Canal at the back of the grounds.Princess of Wales Conservatory, Richmond, EnglandPrincess of Wales ConservatoryRichmond, EnglandLesser known house in Kew Gardens filled with unusual plants.Richmond Park, Richmond, EnglandRichmond ParkRichmond, EnglandFavourite of London's royal parks! Beautiful roaming fallow and red deer with great little cafes dotted all around. Pembroke Lodge's cheesecake is...Goodwood Racecourse, West Sussex, EnglandGoodwood RacecourseWest Sussex, EnglandAttended for Vintage at Goodwood (since relocated to London's Southbank) and was not only treated to a day at the races but this incredible sunset...Aspremont, FranceAspremontFranceRented a villa up in the hills and was greeted by this view each morning. Heard wolves howl and wild boar snuffle around us at night and headed to...Monaco-Ville, MonacoMonaco-VilleMonacoBeautiful but exactly as expensive as you'd expect. Far cheaper driving in from France and exploring that way.St Paul de Vence, Vence, FranceSt Paul de VenceVence, FranceTraditional medieval French town with its own wall and a lot of interesting art.Magdalen College, Oxford, EnglandMagdalen CollegeOxford, EnglandBeautiful college with its very own deer. This is the view from the back of the grounds overlooking the river.Soho, London, EnglandSohoLondon, EnglandAmazing food on every street and very impressive (albeit crowded) during the Lunar New Year celebrations.Knightsbridge, London, EnglandKnightsbridgeLondon, EnglandAlight for Harrods, Hyde Park and the rest of Belgravia. Watch out for mice on the platform!...Harrods, London, EnglandHarrodsLondon, EnglandIncredible (albeit overpriced) shop with a quality in staff unrivaled in the rest of London. Venture into the chocolate room and grab a free spritz...Piccadilly Circus, London, EnglandPiccadilly CircusLondon, EnglandStepping out of the underground throws you into the hustle and bustle of central London. Extremely busy most hours - very grateful for the several...Healdsburg, CaliforniaHealdsburgCaliforniaBeautiful town away from the noise of San Fran. Amazing views in the hills.Healdsburg Farmers Market, Healdsburg, CaliforniaHealdsburg Farmers MarketHealdsburg, CaliforniaQuaint little market with lots of quality produce!Coit Tower, San Francisco, CaliforniaCoit TowerSan Francisco, CaliforniaFantastic view of the city (though quite a trek up to get to the tower - bring some water if it's a hot day!)Cable Car Museum, San Francisco, CaliforniaCable Car MuseumSan Francisco, CaliforniaVery cool to see the working cables, as well as learn how the system was set up and how it works.Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco, CaliforniaTransamerica PyramidSan Francisco, CaliforniaIconic building - worth standing beside and gawping at!golden gate bridge, San Francisco, Californiagolden gate bridgeSan Francisco, CaliforniaVery atmospheric in the fog - great view from one of the boat tours if you can't get to the traditional view point.PIER 39, San Francisco, CaliforniaPIER 39San Francisco, CaliforniaCute sea lions lazing about! Great place to catch a boat out to see Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge.Japanese Tea Garden, San Francisco, CaliforniaJapanese Tea GardenSan Francisco, CaliforniaBeautiful garden with a lovely tea room. Stunning in summer.
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