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So here we are back in Blighty with any lost weight well and truly back on after spending the last month with family and friends. As promised we are detailing the statistics of our trip so here goes:
Total Cycle days: 43 days
Fastest cycle speed: 39 mph
Most miles in one day on cycle: 96 (154km)
Least miles in one day on cycle: 14 (25km)
Distance travelled by cycle: 2350 miles (3782km)
Distance travelled by boat: 260 miles (420km)
... is rated a 4 star. It's a reasonable hotel a little way out of town, near a residential area with a supermarket, but there is nothing else nearby and the traffic into the city in rush hour isn't fun, so I only stayed there once. They tried to charge 2 of us for 4 bottles of wine at dinner, the following morning - I gently suggested that if we had drunk that much between the two of us we would perhaps ...
... blown away by the wonderful way in which it was presented, I was actually looking forward to seeing it.
Just on the outskirts of Cambridge, Duxford is a large collection of hangars stuffed full with aeroplanes, militaria and wartime exhibits. The first hangar we went into was huge. It has aeroplanes from the earliest of Wright brothers paper, string and glue types right up to Concorde.
Being slightly claustrophobic, ...
... well in advance I spent a lot of time this evening anxiously waiting for the online check in to open for my flight, the last thing on my to do list for the day. Tomorrow I have my last day of work before I set off to Heathrow to begin my adventure. In the mean time, I'm going to enjoy my last nights sleep in my bed for 7 weeks..at least I won't be requiring the use of an electric blanket during that time :) Sabina ...
... and restoration takes place.
There is also a vehicle section, with vintage and veteran cars, motorcycles and bicycles, and the coach room with horse drawn carriages to bath chairs.
I caught up with Bibbi in one of the hangars and we stopped for a chat.
The lovely Jim appeared and sidled up with his infectious grin.
Had Bibbi heard the one about the baby snake?
It seemed she had not, so I left Jim to fill her in, and some time ...