There was a music festival in progress when we arrived. This clever chap plays tunes on his violin while doing tricks on a rope. I didn't find his tricks or playing of the violin to be exceptional but I guess the combination of the two sets him apart from everyone else. Yoly want to point out that he can play the violin better than I and can balance on a rope better than I therefore I have no right to criticize.
This is a real statue with water feature, not doing as well collecting coins from the passers by but she doesn't need the money, does she?
This river is called Avon as are several other rivers in this part of the world.
This might be a witch hazel tree flowering.
Sally Lune is famous café for these buns.
In just a few short hours the crowds in front of the Abbey were gone and we had the town to ourselves.
I found this fountain to be nicer from farther away, one can see the fountain from down a couple diferent streets.
You could ride a bike to Bristol from here, I think Hugh did it on a long board for a Autism fundraising.
The Royal Crescent
Houses built in a cresent are common here and sought after by rich folks, Nicolas Cage just sold his place for a couple million pounds.
Ther are a few hills here.
This is a detail of some stone work on the front of the houses making up the cresent.
This is called the circus, the diameter of the circle the houses make is the same as the diameter of stonehenge, which is not far from here.
The Roman baths are the reason this town is here.
Inside the Abbey. We are going to take the tour and walk upon the other side of this arch.
There is a Walking Comedy tour every evening and it travels around the town, lead by a comedian who gives a tour and explains history of Bath in a comic way.
The bishop had a dream of angels climbing and decending the ladder to heaven and was inspired to build an abbey here.
We climbed the 202 steps to the top.