Travel Blogs from Cambridge
From Dover we took the train to London, hopped on the subway over to another train which carried us non-stop to Cambridge.
Here we met the AHT (remember them) director of sales for the UK to discuss selling our ice cream carts here. We had a great discussion with him at the Royal Cambridge Hotel over a cold Guiness and creamed tea. I had …
... my family, the fact that I am not there to support, but I have to trust that it is all meant to be so. As I write this it is already the 6th December so .. here's to Hilda and Lotte with love. had an OK night on the plane despite the obese coughing man. grateful for Elite class and more room. Just had breakfast of ginger chicken noodles and have about an hour till landing. Working out how to use this so be ...
... Distance travelled by bus or car: 1861 miles (2996km)
Total distance travelled: 4471 miles (7198km)
Average daily distance by cycle: 54.6 miles per day (87.87 km per day)
Number of punctures: 7
Number of blown tyres: 2
Number of brake pad replacements: 3
Number of chains snapped: 1
Number of headsets replaced: 2
Number of falls off cycle: 7
Number of stitches in Sophie's ankle: 5
Number of calories ...
... 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 ...
But I say Adios to my 10 bed hostel dorms, shared bathrooms, Spanish speaking (which included a lot of pointing/actions/smiling and shrugging my shoulders/French/general Spanglish), throwing toilet paper in the bin, beautiful sights and scenery. And hola to the UK and my brilliant friends and family that I can't wait to catch up with.
It is good to be home once more…until next ...