At least I think that's what J.R.R. Tolkein said. This is most certainly NOT a criticism, but I've noticed that some people come to this board to ask advice about their itinerary. Sometimes people's expectations are unrealistic because they want to pack in seeing as much as possible. I understand this. For most of us, Europe is a long way to go to NOT try and pack in the sightseeing. However, all these itineraries make me wonder if I'm the only "wanderer" on this board. I plan, that means, "make a list" of places I'd LIKE to see at each stop (sometimes I don't even do that), but then I end up seeing about half of what I had "planned" because I wandered off.
It starts when I head out towards Point A. Then I'll find something interesting along the way to Point A. I eventually get to Point A, but sometimes, by then it's Point C, D, or F. Not to mention all the interesting things that I don't need to stop and see but just take the time to gaze at as I stroll by. It took me nearly all day to get to York Minster. York is a wanderer's paradise.
Are there any other wanderers here or are most people on a schedule of some sort?