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  1. Big Sparty
    February 20, 2009 @ 3:42 pm

    Having walked through much of this pastoral setting, and recognizing some of the pubs and village buildings pictured, I have to say this article is so spot-on that I felt nostalgic for the Lake District. A warning to other Yanks who DRIVE the area — be careful what you put in your rental’s gas tank …


  2. Carl Bostek
    June 9, 2009 @ 5:33 pm

    I had the wonderful pleasure of being stationed at Little Rissington for two months during Desert Storm and spent all my free time exploring Bourton on the Water and the Cotswolds.

    The local folks were extremely kind to us Yanks and invited us into their homes. It was an incredible experience! As a Den leader at that time I also had the pleasure of working with the Bourton on the Water Cub Scouts and attending their meetings every week.

    All my travels were on foot or by bus, and I loved every bit of it despite the disadvantage of being there in the midst of winter. It was lovely and wonderful!


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