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Day Dream Destinations

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Teetime Mon 26-Oct-20 09:05:54

I'm a real daydreamer and I find I have one or two regular destinations, Clapton in the Yorkshire Dales - the footpath to the Ingleton climb and Aysgarth Falls. Care to share and describe to help us think some some lovely things and places today.

Kate1949 Mon 26-Oct-20 09:49:33

Never in a million years did I think I'd ever go to Venice. I've been four times now. It's magical. Yes it's crowded, expensive and all the other negatives you hear about it but it's wonderful.

Lilyflower Mon 26-Oct-20 10:02:19

Agree, Kate1949. Venice is the first place I thought of. We have been eleven times now and know the quiet places as well as the showstoppers. We saw it portrayed on the recent BBC adaptation of 'Us' with Tom Hollander and the DH and I both said, 'We must go back when we can.'

Spangler Mon 26-Oct-20 10:04:30

The beautiful Aysgarth Falls are a triple flight of waterfalls, surrounded by woodland and farmland, carved out by the River Ure over an almost one-mile stretch on its descent to mid-Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales of England, near the village of Aysgarth.

Teetime, you may never visit a far flung place in America but YouTube can take you there. One of the most impressive sights that we ever saw was Ruby Falls.

Ruby Falls is a series of underground cascading waterfalls totalling 145 feet in Lookout Mountain, near Chattanooga, Tennessee, in the United States. Here's a link:

Whilst we were there we stayed in the old railway station, now a hotel and all the rooms are former sleeper cars from various railways. There's also a heritage railway line so that tourists can ride The Chattanooga Choo Choo.

Kate1949 Mon 26-Oct-20 10:06:04

Yes Lily We watched that too. Anything showing Venice I'm glued to. We have watched Francesco da Mosto's Venice several times.

Teetime Mon 26-Oct-20 10:09:19

This all sounds lovely. What I really meant was when you are sitting quietly where does you mind wander to?

Hellsbelles Mon 26-Oct-20 10:09:55


Do you mean Clapham ?

Jaxjacky Mon 26-Oct-20 10:14:04

Not far, our kitchen, with children, GC and friends gathered as it used to be!

sandelf Mon 26-Oct-20 10:15:59

I'd like to drive up to Crosby and walk along the sands. - On a sunny day.

tanith Mon 26-Oct-20 10:19:33

The beach and sand and lapping my toes on some memorable holidays in the U.K.

GrannyGravy13 Mon 26-Oct-20 10:20:34

Before Covid my favourite beach with a good book.

Since Covid my dining room with all our Children their wives/partners and our Grandchildren.

Spangler Mon 26-Oct-20 10:21:21


This all sounds lovely. What I really meant was when you are sitting quietly where does you mind wander to?

Sorry I misinterpreted your thread. My mind wanders off to the adventures that we have had in our old MG. I scribble my thoughts down. So far I've written a sizeable journal, I have never thought about publishing it, but it does seem to get quite a reaction when I leave it on a lectern in front of the car at classic car shows.

Coconut Mon 26-Oct-20 10:24:42

Luckily before the virus came I was able to fulfil a few of my dreams, so my mind often wanders back to them ....Bora Bora, Tahiti, Iguaza Falls..... dancing the Salsa on Ipanema Beach in Rio ..... hula dancing on the beach in Hawaii..... it all seems like a dream now 🙁

helgawills Mon 26-Oct-20 10:24:53

Tantallon Castle on the Scottish Sunshine Coast. Last time we went, one of the guides told us, he'd seen otters and dolphins frolicking just offshore.

Kim19 Mon 26-Oct-20 10:28:15

I wander back to a place of cascading waterfalls in Scotland. So etched in my memory that I'm frightened to revisit lest any changes have taken place. Sheer bliss in escapism and joy. On the forward scene I see myself cruising along one of the wide German rivers. Bliss in anticipation!

EEJit Mon 26-Oct-20 10:36:31

When I'm sitting quietly my mind disappears down a black hole. Having said that, there are too many locations to list in the UK, but there is a little village in Turkey called Turunc. Even in the height of the season or is not over crowded.

claresc0tt Mon 26-Oct-20 10:37:27

Totally agree! Just want family and friends together again, not exotic travel!

annifrance Mon 26-Oct-20 10:38:09

India again.

Teetime Mon 26-Oct-20 10:38:56

Yes I did mean Clapham sorry. Fat fingers!

SillyNanny321 Mon 26-Oct-20 10:45:33

A boat on the Broads moored at either Wroxham or Oulton Broad in sunshine & no other boats around.

polnan Mon 26-Oct-20 10:47:49

me too Eejit.. so struggle to climb out of it..

ho hum!

leeds22 Mon 26-Oct-20 10:53:03

I'm not really a beach lover but I do dream of walking along one in the Caribbean. Just to make all you Aysgarth Falls dreamers envious, I shall be walking around there later in the week.

Tangerine Mon 26-Oct-20 10:53:33

Swimming in the sea.

crazyH Mon 26-Oct-20 10:54:40

A little place called Tangasseri, at the southern tip of India. Kerala, God's own country !!!

Blossoming Mon 26-Oct-20 10:59:36

Sat on the Terrazza del Pincio looking out across Rome.