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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free parking
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I'm writing this in that post wedding daze. I've had it before. Each time a close friend gets married it's like I'm in a stupor for days afterwards. I'm sure I relive the highlights as often as they do! That roller coaster of emotions I feel throughout (but like in the Cheryl Cole song, they're only up emotions), spending time with old and new friends and the joy at seeing those whose wedding it is be so unreservedly happy blows me away every time. I ...
... was over. The sun was setting and gave a glorious red sky to help motivate us. Andy started to pick up speed and led the way, at times faster than I really wanted to be going but then he'd slow so it felt a comfortable pattern. High Paradise farm, 39,5 miles came quicker than I expected and it was still daylight which was wonderful. Great to see Tim Taylor and know it wasn't far now.
We'd got lost on the next section last time as we followed a good path down the hill ...
Whitby is not the easiest place to get to by train however the long journey is well worth the effort, whether for a fish and chip lunch, the attractive town itself or the scenery that you can admire en-route. This was also the first time that we have arrived into Whitby by train.
Our journey from Derby started on the 07.13 CrossCountry service to Darlington, where we then changed for a Northern service ...
... snow on the ground which is pretty cool. We stayed at a really neat hostel that was right next to the ruins of Whitby Abbey.
The next day we toured the Abbey ruins and got in trouble for climbing on it. There were no signs designating we couldn't and with 36 students, some are bound to be rule breakers. When in doubt, do it and ask for forgiveness later(haha). Then we hiked 12 miles on the bluff above the sea around Whitby. ...
... I remembered seeing someones post on facebook warning of 70MPH winds! That didn't happen. I chatted to a few people about their race plan and objectives for the year. I love hearing the stories of people aiming for longer events. Someone asked about the Hardmoors badge that's sown onto my rucksack that Andy arranged through Jon a few years ago.
Whitby arrived quickly and our first check point. Through the streets of the town and up the 199 steps, this was the ...