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TravelPod Member ReviewsBest Western Clifton Hotel Folkestone
So far so good...food is average, but the room was an upgrade Twin and had lots of space....many narrow passages and lots of confusion....its an old folks home really!
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Midday Rosemary and I left to go by bus to Canterbury, a lovely hour's drive, which happened to pass their sons, David and Robert's homes, travelled through lovely villages and through farmland, which included what looked like wheat about ready harvest, and sweet corn. I noticed more coming home how often the bus' sides scraped the roadside hedges when meeting another vehicle, ...
... the musings of the possible positive impact of melting ice caps and rising seas begin enter my mind.
We saw a sign to the "Creative Quarter". Surely this was worth investigating. It had to be better than Asphalt Wasteland-on-Sea and the garish skate-board field that covers what is actually a quite decent shore line.
It turned out to be a few rather attractive (in their time i.e. about 100 years ago) vacant buildings with boarded-up windows. ...
... before resuming our sailing life.
Our time in the UK has been well spent enjoying both springtime in the UK and catching up with family and friends.
Not sure where our first port of call will be but the adventure resumes shortly ……..
We had enjoyable week in South Carolina preparing White Rose for her journey back. Some work and some play which included a walk on Hunting Island. ...
... to the Westgate, the original main entry to the city and used by pilgrims for hundreds of years. Canterbury has been a European pilgrimage site of major importance for over 800 years since the assassination of Archbishop Thomas Becket in 1170. It is also the beginning of the route to Santiago de Compostella in Spain and the Via Francigena to Rome.
It’s strange to ...
... just about all the restaurants closed by 4 pm! We found the Moon Flower Chinese Restaurant, at 15 pounds per person it was a bit expensive, but you could keep ordering off the menu as long as you kept eating the food they brought. We got plenty to eat, and it was some of the best Chinese food I’ve ever had, in addition to the place and staff being first class. Highly recommended.