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"Oh my goodness, this must be a typical autumn day. Just look and the wind and rain" laments Cecilia. "I'm glad I brought my wooly underwear!"
“Just kidding. Can you still get wooly underwear?”
We take the M20 motorway through attractive hilly countryside hardly seen through ...
... project obviously planned as luxury seaside condominiums, but now just a vacant lot surrounded by wooden barriers, poignantly covered with paintings depicting better times.
We continue on by way of Broadstairs and Margate, scene of Mods and Rockers street fights in the 60s. Neither town attracts our interest, and we are back in Lenham ...
... city, one of the principal tourist attractions of Britain, so empty on a Sunday morning. Makes for great photos though, and we enjoy coffee in an almost deserted Starbucks.
At 10:30 we approach Christ Church Gate again and are ushered inside the cathedral. Onlookers wonder if we are visiting VIPs or something. I guess it never occurred to them to visit the cathedral during ...
... store, public library, a Chinese take-away, a fish n'chip shop, and even a lingerie boutique.
We need some basic provisions to tide us over for the week.
"Go to Sainsbury’s in Maidstone" advises our loquacious host in Lenham. “You don’t have to pay for parking there.” Parking is expensive in Europe, ...
Sometimes I think that what makes a trip interesting are the things that go wrong, but on a visit to England, I ask myself, whatever can go wrong? This being the case I hope my blog will not be boring and just another travelogue.
We start our voyage with a four pound overweight suitcase at Miami, a petty and niggling experience. Our United flights, MIA/EWR/LHR are both absolutely full, as is the norm these days. We ...