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Welcome to Bath in the UK

On our third week in London we decided to visit Bath which is a UNESCO world heritage site. This is where the Romans built baths around natural hot springs and the whole city is a snapshot of outstanding Georgian architecture and town planning. Amazingly Bath is a modern, lived in city, yet it is maintained like it has been, over hundreds of years, in all its beauty and structural harmony.

The best way to see Bath is on foot, so put on a strong pair of comfortable walking shoes and carry a back pack with snacks and water on your trip. Get yourself a map from the city information centre, to help you enjoy all of Baths attractions and sights.

The first place we went to were the Roman baths. We were zapped looking around at what was a fine and luxurious Roman spa which still flows with the only natural hot springs in the UK. Tall pillared corridors cover pathways which surround the baths on which the ancient Romans walked and chilled in the steaming pools. This is a place which anyone visiting England should not miss.

Apparently there is a powerful 1.23 million litres which pour out of the springs everyday. Look out for the mysterious goddess that awaits you in the temple of Sulius Minerva. There are also a number of people dressed like the Romans of yesteryear and its fun to listen to their stories of how the Romans lived.. We particularly were fascinated by the ugly, demonic looking Gorgonís head which according to legend if anyone looked at was turned to stone.

After a walk around the Baths we decided to amble down to the Royal Crescent and the Circus. The architecture is breath taking and maintained impeccably like most parts of the UK. The country is obviously proud of its heritage and takes great pains to maintain its old and classic public buildings.

Being a Jane Austen fan took us homing in to the Jane Austen museum. The ugly little statue of the writer had us all excited and longing for pictures for posterity, standing near it. The little museum closes early, so make sure you go straight there from the Baths, so you are not disappointed to be met by closed doors. There is a whole lot of Jane Austen merchandise, for sale, which you can indulge in should your heart desires.

We drove down, but I suggest taking a train from wherever you are so you can enjoy the picturesque British countryside while getting there.

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