A weekend in Hampshire

This weekend Joel and I ventured down to Hampshire to visit his parents and brother Tom, who were house and dog sitting for a relative.

I’ve never been to Hampshire before. It’s a lovely area, beautiful nature, lots of cottages, small pubs, rivers, and forests. A real English country-side feel. We relaxed in the massive house, walked the dogs, and had drinks and dinner by the river-side, and explored Winchester, the previous capital of England. I wouldn’t mind moving in to a cottage in that area at some point, get a dog and a few horses and enjoy country life – with only an hour on the train to London.

One weekend was definitely not enough. We will be back 🙂

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This is what beer gardens look like in Hampshire. Not bad, eh? Photo by Joel.
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Martha the golden retriever, and Bonnie the Cocker Spaniel playing with Joel in the garden
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Our accommodation for the weekend – Not too bad 😉
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The dogs and I
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Martha the sweet girl
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Country-side walks. This should be mandatory for every Londoner ever so often.
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Bedtime 🙂
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Winchester High street

All images are taken with iPhone4, hence the picture quality. Gutted I didn’t bring my SLR.

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