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... a Lancaster, all of which can and do still fly. All the aircraft are original too, and a number flew in battle over Germany and the D Day beaches. The museum is at a working RAF base, and Tornado fighters were taking off and landing all the time. It's one thing we've noticed here - wherever you go you can hear fighter jets flying low over the countryside. It's a little unnerving.
From there we started heading for Cambridge, and pulled into a little ...
... NORWICH CASTLE AND did the complete tour. this is one of the best example of an intact medieval castle.
We walked around the Cathedral but we were to late....closed
So it was to find the oldest pub for dinner .."the Adam and Eve"....we past the Wig and Pen.....nearly as old.
GOOD meal, and a slow walk back to the hotel.
Great breakfast with Robert and Jess, thank you.
Set off with high hopes but 2 yards from their house Steve fell off fully cleated....no worries, nothing was hurt but his pride.
Another great send off at the station from Debbie and Paul, armed with jelly babies.
The journey was seamless apart from a little hiccough in a ...
Day 1 18th Aug Breakfast at Robert and Jess'
10.00 am train to Stratford, cross to Stratford International, train to Folkestone. Cycle to the Holiday Inn and wait for a man with a trailer who takes us and bikes through the tunnel to Coquelles in Calais.
Hotel Ibis Sous La Manche, Calais
... the car dried out. We had a pretty clear run through to Pin Mill via the A34 and A 421 around Milton Keynes and Cambridge, then the A14 via Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket to near Ipswich, then the road to Pin Mill turned off from Felixstowe. It was gorgeous and the River Orwell was really scenic. We had lunch at the Butt and Oyster and I found Alma Cottage. Very happy to follow in Authur Ransome's footsteps - 'We didn't ...