Speaking of Sherwood Forest, Robin Hood comes to mind as the first association. It is difficult to say whether such a person existed in reality, or is it just a fiction, a legend and a fairy tale. Nevertheless, there is definitely a refuge in this legendary park.
History of Sherwood Forest
Currently, the famous Sherwood Forest is a national reserve located near Klimston, Nottinghamshire, England. Continue reading
King John of the Landless is believed to have stayed at this 13th-century castle before setting off to sign the Magna Carta. Odiham Castle, or King John’s Castle, as the locals call him, is a medieval castle built in the 13th century. The ruins of an octagonal fortress – one of the three fortresses built by the king during his reign, now stand next to the newly built Basingstoke Canal. Continue reading
“Ladies and gentlemen,” announces the driver of the train, standing at one of the stations of the Central line, ” sorry for the delay, but in front of us has accumulated a queue of trains, and I thought: why don’t we all wait at the station instead of steaming and then expire in the tunnel.” All for a few minutes it becomes easier. But then again piled stuffiness and again increases grumpy swearing passengers, however, in this situation, do not lose the famous English sense of humor. Continue reading