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Re: UK travel



>The town of Hay-on-Wye is a MUST!  It is completely bookstores.  It is
>on the border between England and Wales, half way up.  Enjoy.

There's quite a story to this. The town was practically abandoned some
time ago - the sixties? - but the King of Hay-on-Wye bought up loads
of shops and let them out to bookdealers. After a while there were so
many people coming to the town for the convenience of so many
bookshops to look round, that the whole town regenerated and is now
thriving. It's the European capital of secondhand books.

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Tim Sheppard                   tim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Lilliput Press  -   Publisher of fine books in miniature
England                        http://www.lilliput.co.uk
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