Travel Blogs from Dover, United Kingdom

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Finally, a rural road!, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Finally, a rural road!

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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My first morning I awoke to a coating of ice on my tent. All that rain the day before had apparently solidified due to the extreme warmth of the night. Yes, but my sleeping bag has certainly proven itself! There was very dense fog until 9 am, which I got ...

ferry to dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

ferry to dover

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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There'll Be Blue Sky Over, White Cliffs of Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

There'll Be Blue Sky Over, White Cliffs of Dover

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... popular song of World War II. They are also said to be a world-wide symbol of peace. So we boarded the bus to Dover on a freezing Saturday morning arriving in he seaside town at 9:30am. The visitor centre didn't open for another half an hour so we ...

There'll be blue birds over the white cliffs of..., Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

There'll be blue birds over the white cliffs of...

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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... chips to within an inch of their lives, and they were bleedin' delicious. We slept overnight on the marina front at Dover, tucking ourselves into a spot with far more other motorhomes than when we stayed here back in November. Early start in the morning, ...

the white cliffs of Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

the white cliffs of Dover

A travel blog entry by skye

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... I had most of the day in Dover before dark. The city istelf is pretty dull, but it does have a few highlights. One is Dover Castle http://www.castlexplorer.co.uk/england/dover/dover.php, where I spent several hours wandering through. I took a tour of ...

...Arriving in Britain, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

...Arriving in Britain

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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After about an hour and a half on the boat, we finally docked and were disembarked in Dover. We had met an older woman from Sweden who now lives in England, and together set off to find the train station to head to London. Again, the timing worked out ...

South of the Watford gap, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

South of the Watford gap

A travel blog entry by piholland

... the cars come on and off the chunnel train it felt like the real start of our journey. So the next day it was a short trip to Dover and not to return for a long time. In general we found the south coast a bit bland and the locals a bit abrasive. Your ...

Cliffs in Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Cliffs in Dover

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... for a nice breakfast with scones mmm.  Checked out and headed off to the train station where I hopped on the next train to Dover.  After about 25mins we arrived and I made my way to my hostel which was located in the oldest pub in town.  ...

Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Dover

A travel blog entry by bebraud

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The next day, Becky drove us to ...

Day trip to Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Day trip to Dover

A travel blog entry by oz09

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... weather was quite cold & wet. Went thru the Secret War Tunnels...we thought very worthwhile little trip thru wartime history. Dover Castle was beaut! Included lovely old church & very old Roman lighthouse ruin! Great views of the town, the port ...

And  they're off!, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

And they're off!

A travel blog entry by eolr

Had a nice chat with a Jewish American lady in the waiting area of the Eurolines departure area at Dover Docks about Poland whilst waiting for my coach with mum. The coach is pretty much all Polish people except me and a couple of English lads. The Polish ...

Dover Castle and Secret Wartime Tunnels, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Dover Castle and Secret Wartime Tunnels

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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... , but looked through the other buildings, one of which had a short video on the history of King Henry II and his family and how Dover castle was involved. By the time we saw this and the the other buildings at the north end of the castle grounds, it was ...

Day 2  -  Hunsingore to Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 2 - Hunsingore to Dover

A travel blog entry by magicbus1

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... early if only to feed the meter. We had a simple but nice meal in the White Horse, supposedly the oldest pub in Dover, established 13 something. Building seems to be wearing quite well, considering. The graffiti on the walls turns out to be signatures ...

White cliffs spectacular, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

White cliffs spectacular

A travel blog entry by kateanddrew

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Dover, United Kingdom, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Dover, United Kingdom

A travel blog entry by ldanroy

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... one of Carl Sandburg's poem. This morning we went out on the back deck of the bistro after breakfast to catch a glimpse of Dover. Our first glance showed a bright clear day in which the Dover Castle on the hill overlooking the town was clear and bright. ...

White Cliffs of Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

White Cliffs of Dover

A travel blog entry by markwilliams84

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... , Kent. I drove to the port of Dover and boarded the ferry to France. As I sat on the ferry watching the white cliffs of Dover slowly get smaller, I started to realise that I would not be seeing 'home' in a long time and that this was the beginning of an ...

Sailing into the wild blue yonder..., Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Sailing into the wild blue yonder...

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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At the airport we were met by NCL people and transferred to Dover.  It was a two hour drive, but you wouldn't know it by the three of us because we slept the entire way.  It took a little while to board the ship and the rooms weren’t quite ...

Dover heading for Calais, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Dover heading for Calais

A travel blog entry by argentwagonlit

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Motorway drive all the way down from Shrewsbury, Can't wait to get to Calais and head south.  ...

May the 4th be with you, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

May the 4th be with you

A travel blog entry by badgerstour

... up baby". Today was a much better day, I took the van to a motor home repairers near Faversham whilst Toni took the kids to Dover museum and around the town. I met a lovely mechanic called Paul who did all the jobs that needed sorting especially the grill ...

Here we go..., Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Here we go...

A travel blog entry by rossbenbronwen

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Here we go - our time to finally depart is here! Short of any venerable words to say at a time like this I turn to those who have been here before: The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.  ~St. Augustine A good ...

Calais - Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Calais - Dover

A travel blog entry by kimandmads

Early rise to catch ferry, 1 1/2 hr smooth ferry crossing to Dover, great to be back on English ...

Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Dover

A travel blog entry by morada2007

just updating this entry to include the map pin in Dover ...

Ferries, white cliffs, castles and pubs...., Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Ferries, white cliffs, castles and pubs....

A travel blog entry by jklezok

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... we don't need to be in London until 7:00 PM. So what to do with the day? Ah, let's go visit a castle. Oh and look, there's Dover Castle just sitting there waiting for us. So off we go on the wrong side of the road, to find Dover Castle. You are just blown ...

Home at Last, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Home at Last

A travel blog entry by barry_and_vicki

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Well, we made it and it has been a life changing experience both physically and mentally. Physically because as we expected Vicki's knee is much worse and mentally because we will never forget the wonderful things we have seen and are now trying to ...

visa relief, Still at home - dover, United Kingdom travel blog

visa relief

A travel blog entry by keenos

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We are celebrating the arrival of our 3 class 676 visas this week - quite an ordeal just waiting and wondering if our trip will be over before its even begun- yes whoever  you speak to the minute you say "we havn't got our visas yet " there is ...

Home, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by eolr

And I'm back. I was glad to hear a good old Kentish accent when I was going through passport control at Dover and had a nice chat with the guard. I couldn't stop talking when I got home tho I think I was relieved at being able to speak English again! So ...

Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Dover

A travel blog entry by milestogo

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... the temptations, even though I was not in the least bit hungry. The pictures say it all. This morning we arrived in Dover, skirting the white cliffs before entering through a large man-made sea wall into the protected harbor. As we approached through ...

Sep 22, 2006, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Sep 22, 2006

A travel blog entry by michael_bromby

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First night in the Motor Home, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

First night in the Motor Home

A travel blog entry by badgerstour

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... left Bridgnorth for Dover at 4pm on the 25th October 2010. We stopped twice on the way down and made the mammoth journey arriving in Dover at 10.30pm. We pulled up for some wild camping but couldn't really see much at all due to the darkness. We named ...

The Key to England, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

The Key to England

A travel blog entry by cattawa87

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... of the castle with huge rooms between them.  By climbing to the top of the tower, you can have spectacular views of Dover and the neighboring region 360 degrees around. I had booked a tour of the Secret Wartime Tunnels (which they were so secret ...

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