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Travel Blogs from Swaffham
... quite magical about seeing one of those old engines in full flight.
... marshes. Strange but back home I wouldn't walk 200 yards to the local shop, here we walk everywhere. A couple of well deserved beers when we got back and then an evening of good food, good wine and a good book.
Today was our first (and only) day without cycling. After a late breakfast we set about the job of sight seeing in Ely. It is a lovely city with much to explore and we wiled away most of the day walking about the city and paying homage at Cromwell's House and also visiting the Ely museum.
The Riverside Inn is definitely ...
... doesn't do justice to the interior and the food was nice with decent portions. After explaining our situation we were told that we could rock up anytime and park up on the car park. Always good to have options.
... Today the banks holding the water are some 5 metres above the surrounding countryside.
From about the midway point of the ride we were able to see Ely cathedral in the distance, some 15-20 miles away. At least it gave us a view of pour ed point even though it didn't seem to be getting any closer for quite a while. The last pat of the journey meant the we needed to head back south eastwards across the fens to Ely, right into the teeth ...