Thursday

The Misty Hills of Great Malvern


 We've spent the last 2 days in a charming little English town called Great Malvern, in Worcestershire. 
The town is built on beautiful green hills and surrounded by lush forests. It feels as though Robin Hood or knights on horseback might pop out at any moment.



We've been enjoying some proper English afternoon teas, and going for plenty of long walks through the misty forests.

 (this is wild garlic. It seems to grow everywhere up here. You can eat the flowers too... but it tastes just like biting into a garlic clove.)



The highlight of our stay in Malvern of course was watching my dear cousin Eleesha perform with her contemporary dance company, The National Dance Company of Wales
They were absolutely spectacular! 
I especially loved the first performance of the night which was a piece choreographed by my cousin herself. I am in complete awe of her amazing talent.


We're off to Amsterdam for the next 3 days. The forecast is calling for more rain, unfortunately (we can't seem to get away from it this vacation)... but I'm not complaining. We're having a wonderful time just the same.

7 comments:

  1. I am in love with this post! Oh man, I have a thing for English countrysides where stories abound. And the dancing? What a treat! I would love to dance with that company.

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  2. Ohh those misty woods, pics are so good it sent chill down my spine. Then some tea, how perfect. Wild garlic , awesome! Sound like a great time. Cant wait to see what Amsterdam holds!

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  3. may 4th: 1 minute of silence at 8 o'clock in remembrance of WW 2 victims
    may 5th: bevrijdingsdag (liberation day) with lots of festivities

    enjoy,
    Imke (who loves your blog)

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  4. Beautiful photos as always!
    Glad you are having a great time!

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  5. These photos are incredible! So glad to have stumbled upon your blog, especially because I didn't know Regina Spektor was releasing a new album soon! That's always a good thing to be aware of :P Can't wait to see photos from Amsterdam :) Rhi xx

    thewildestofdreams.blogspot.com

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  6. These photos are gorgeous! Sounds like it's gonna be an awesome trip to Amsterdam too.

    Sincerely,
    Sabrina

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  7. Oh that misty forest is incredible. Beautiful photos! xx

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