Travel Blogs from Dover, United Kingdom

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Perfect for a Duck!, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Perfect for a Duck!

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana

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... ).  The LP says that "dreary Dover is an ugly port town", but, though the weather was dreary, I didn't perceive Dover as such.    A brisk twenty minute walk uphill brings one to Dover castle.  On this particularly day the National ...

Day 1 - Contiki, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 1 - Contiki

A travel blog entry by katspoons

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... going to be an EEEx-celent day' (in his funny South African accent!) We drove for about 2 hours to the White Cliffs of Dover and boarded a MASSIVE ferry to take us from Dover, England to Calais, France! The ferry trip took about 1˝ hours but it ...

october countdown, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

october countdown

A travel blog entry by keenos

Been hectic since last blog- this retirement lifestyle is a bit busier than first thought - I left my job last week after 5 great years working in a little post office, often sending things to Aus for customers , I still can't quite believe I'm ...

It's all over, we're at Dover!, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

It's all over, we're at Dover!

A travel blog entry by lizianjosh

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... of what was a very special time in our lives. Coming into Dover was not as spectacular as we had anticipated, white cliffs of Dover were not even visable! the fog was terrible and we had also arrived two hours early for some reason, think we should ask ...

They think it's all over- it is now, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

They think it's all over- it is now

A travel blog entry by keenos

... short (and it has been a long long story) and as most of you readers will already know, we are back where we belong in dover, writing this at 3am because we are suffering from jet lag! Back to our story, yes, that by chance meeting resulted in us selling ...

A New Journey, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

A New Journey

A travel blog entry by jamie083

... a week and then have a few days to relax and enjoy the beautiful coastline. Sophie's mum was kind enough to give us a lift to Dover so we started our hitching there. We'd been advised that it is illegal to try and sneak on to the ferry so we agreed to ...

En la tierra ancestral, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

En la tierra ancestral

A travel blog entry by k0k0m0

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La primera emoción fuerte fue ver esas blancas paredes que rodean al puerto de Dover y que marcan la llegada al antiguo principal vínculo entre la Isla y el Continente. Al desembarcar me contuve bastante y como el unico extra comunitario era yo, la ...

The White Cliffs, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

The White Cliffs

A travel blog entry by travelswitz

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We made it to the ferry on time and headed across the English Channel. The ferry was a fraction of the cost of going through the Chunnel and it was the only way to see the famed white cliffs of Dover.  Beautiful! ...

Shopping and cruising, who could ask for more..., Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Shopping and cruising, who could ask for more...

A travel blog entry by sunniebgi

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... hotel and then made sure all our bags were backed.. mostly. It was rainy but not pouring and Madeline, Annie and I headed back into Dover to do a little last minute shopping.   it was good that we did as I didn't really have a jacket and found ...

The bus leaves Weymouth, Weymouth to Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

The bus leaves Weymouth

A travel blog entry by spooky388

... . Back on the road, one hour behind schedule and Jim happy that the bus was indeed running smoothly. I slept a deathlike sleep til Dover, missing the apparent stop en route to collect 6 Hamleys teddy bears. Hence, I was feeling fine for the 5am crossing ...

Look... France!!!, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Look... France!!!

A travel blog entry by sunniebgi

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... breakfast with camera in hand and Elvis says..."there's France".. wowow..   so we didn't see this on our first morning in Dover, because of the fog.. but there it was.. plain as day..  Pretty cool.   I've been to France.. Paris ...

Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Dover

A travel blog entry by laura-jean

Dover ...

Start of cruise, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Start of cruise

A travel blog entry by brian-chalk

This journey starts on a grey afternoon from Dover not sure of what lay ahead but requiring a days patience to sail up throught the oil rigs of the North Sea to reach ...

Wendy in the Wars again, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Wendy in the Wars again

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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Well, it didn't take me long to get an opportunity to assess the state of the NHS, England's National Health System, and I can tell you - it is in excellent shape!   As usual, my short stay in hospital, Winchester this time, was once again my ...

Got an earlier ferry than planned, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Got an earlier ferry than planned

A travel blog entry by qegs_normandy

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So ought to arrive at lunch destination earlier and have a bit more time ...

Hitch-hiking the ferry!, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Hitch-hiking the ferry!

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

February 20 I made it all the way to Dover Harbour, now I was wondering how I would get a ride to the other side of the Channel, how could I make the car be willing to stop for me. Or where could I talk to people. I had received advice that it was not ...

D-day!, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

D-day!

A travel blog entry by purcy

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... launch convey! Poor people of Kent were surprised at the never ending bizarre vehicles coming through the streets. Only saw 2 cars broken down so far! And now we're at Dover. I've got my last English chocolate bar and waiting for the ferry. Off we go! ...

Dash to Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Dash to Dover

A travel blog entry by cynthiahegerty

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... back through the outskirts of London I was expecting to see traffic jams as far as the eye could see – amazingly none! The Dover Castle had a very cool picture in the tourist book so we headed there! This place is well worth a visit and has ...

Castles and White Cliffs and Tunnels, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Castles and White Cliffs and Tunnels

A travel blog entry by sarahindenmark

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... to go to Canterbury which has a pilgrimmage church/cathedral and is the subject of the Canterbury Tales by Chaucer. As for Dover, don't go there unless you have any specific reason to.  Go there if it's part of a day tour or ...

Canterbury and Dover, Canterbury and Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Canterbury and Dover

A travel blog entry by katenjosh

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Pictures tell a thousand ...

Picking up the van and off to Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Picking up the van and off to Dover

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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... once Megs had explained the situation to them, they finally stamped each of our passports indicating that we were leaving Dover, arriving in Calais. We breathed a sigh of relief and with that headed towards the lineups again – this ...

A quick trip to the White Cliffs of Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

A quick trip to the White Cliffs of Dover

A travel blog entry by wanderingbeka

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I always sort of thought that the White Cliffs of Dover probably sounded more beautiful and romantic than the place actually was. After all there is something romantic and fantastical about the words that make it seem like something out of a myth. But ...

Paris Version 1.0 - London to Calais, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Paris Version 1.0 - London to Calais

A travel blog entry by mayumia

... Vauxhall, and threw our packs and sleeping bags (my comforter) in the boot (trunk) and headed out of London. We were nearly in Dover when we hit a stand-still on the M20. We were physically standing in one place for 45 minutes or so, about to miss ...

And we're off...., Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

And we're off....

A travel blog entry by chrisandpaula

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... a final fish and chip supper (courtesy of the mobile fish and chip van at Folkestone Caravan Club site) it was off to Dover and the ferry to France. Next stop our usual Champion supermarket to stock up on baguettes and Bruges for the saturday morning ...

The white cliffs of..., Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

The white cliffs of...

A travel blog entry by d_muzzo

Ooh, look.  Another old buildingtowerchurch. http://tinyurl.com/2bp2da ...

The White Cliffs, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

The White Cliffs

A travel blog entry by benandcally

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Arriving impromptu in Calais to the surprise of our families we luckily meet up with Ma and Pa Dixon who escort us back home to the delight of one and all! It's been a long, eventful and overall fun sixteen ...

Daytrip to Leeds, Canterbury, and Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

Daytrip to Leeds, Canterbury, and Dover

A travel blog entry by hachbach

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... nbsp; This is the gateway to England and has been a principle port for England for over 2000 years.  At one time Dover was a wonderful seaside vacation sight, but has become less so in the last several decades.  Unfortunately this is showing, ...

One last time the White Cliffs of Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

One last time the White Cliffs of Dover

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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... we disembarked around 7:30am but before we got off of the ship a snapped a few final pictures of Sam and the White Cliffs of Dover in the background.  As excited as we were to begin the next part of our adventure I was a little nervous but our ...

The White Cliffs Of Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

The White Cliffs Of Dover

A travel blog entry by sini2014

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... and we were on the road by 10:30.  Helen and Martin were great hosts and it was another great beginning to our trip.  Dover was only 6 miles away so it was a short commute to the ferry line.  We boarded at 11:30 and found a couple of ...

On the Way to Brugge...The White Cliffs of Dover, Dover, United Kingdom travel blog

On the Way to Brugge...The White Cliffs of Dover

A travel blog entry by sarahindenmark

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... ; However, it was neat as you could see Britain and France from the decks of the ship.  I also got a quick glimpse of Dover castle but I'll be going back on January 17th for another BUNAC trip. Go through the album for photos!  I'm updating ...

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