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... the building itself. Just amazing.
After filling our cultural cup we took a stroll out on the Brighton Pier...which is kitsch and crazy rides in all of their glory. I can imagine it heaving with people in summer...it would actually probably worry me, all that extra weight on the old creaking boards!!! It was quite amazing to be out so far into the ocean on the pier!!! We could see the chalk cliffs off in the distance and had beautiful views to left and right.
This morning found us at the hilltop town of Royal Rye, a medieval village whose cobbled lanes, passageways and crooked half-timbered Tudor buildings haven't changed in hundreds of years. The turret clock on the church of St Mary the Virgin is the oldest in England still working with its original pendulum (1561). In the 13th century Ypres Tower, which has been a fort, prison, mortuary and now ...
... up with an itinerary with the right balance of destinations and travel. Three felt about right. Four felt like we were spending too much time traveling. The final itinerary was:
&Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge - 2 Nights
&Beyond Serengeti under Canvas - 3 Nights
&Beyond NgoroNgoro Crater Lodge - 3 Nights
Plenty of good advice from &Beyond about preparation and what to pack. For the internal flights ...
... sum of money by putting any thoughts of a cruise to Murmansk (where Alistair thought he might like to go) completely out of Julie's mind when the mosquitoes there were described as being as big as helicopters. Apart from that, a three course lunch was consumed in an again quiet restaurant, with many of the 570 people on board eating in their cabins, or not eating at all. Our afternoon was spent listening to (or dozing through) a lecture given by a retired auctioneer. Following that, ...
... at £15 a head not too shabby!
After a few drinks in a nearby local ( very cheap but smelt of urine/Real ale) it was time to travel back to Brighton, the journey home was not as easy as the journey there alas....
the small rural station was PACKED with drunk local teenagers which are called Chavs, who were making there way to Brighton to attempt to get into clubs and hang around at bus stops after failing to do so, it was very packed and there was a burly ticket ...