Anni finally took me home.
Lyme Park was the setting for Pemberley in the 1995 BBC mini-series adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" (My surname also being inspired by the talented author).
It was a 605km round trip from London, but overall the M1 is very scenic and the drive through the Derbyshire Dales was incredibly spectacular. The camera does no justice to the beauty that is the English countryside, nor does it provide the refreshing smell.
Also, it was great to get out of London for a change! Sometimes it feels like you get cabin fever staying inside the M25 too long.
So now it's a bit of a wait until our big European adventure! So far we've got a Greek odyssey and an Italian jaunt, with a big gap in the middle for spontaneous adventures... I am very looking forward to it!