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... only one half of it has been uncovered. The rest is built over and unlikely to be excavated, given that some of the buildings that are built over it are themselves Heritage Listed.
Just next to the amphitheatre is one of the entrances to the Walls of the city, much of which still date from Roman times. The city is encircled by just over 3 kilometers of walls, almost all of which is accessible to the public. The walk around the top is a ...
... to winter is that the zoo is only open til 4pm... Still, I don't think I missed anything, and my photo importer is telling me it has 232 new ones to process today, so I must have seen a fair bit!
After catching the bus back to the city, I had another wander around, mainly admiring the architecture and noting down places to come back and explore properly tomorrow. I stopped at a bakery for some snacks and a chemist for some cold and flu tablets. I'm not sure if ...
... I can tell we will be friends for a long time. I also went to a pub to watch the Super Bowl. I don't really like football, but being an American I felt obligated to go. Even though they didn't play the commercials, it turned out to be another great night with new people. These are just a few examples of the those little things that have been making my time at Chester so fulfilling and ...
... mark the 900th birthday of the Cathedral.
The choir stalls, which were built in 1380, are both beautiful and grotesque. Part of their beauty lies in the delicate high spiky intricate canopy which is perched above the stalls, and part of their grotesqueness lies in the wonderful carvings at the end of each stall, and on the misericords.
Thanks to Google I now know that a misericordia or act of mercy seat was a really clever medieval way of helping the old and ...
... dinner as they seemed to be dodging these if they could. After we had dinner the sky had turned from an ominous grey to beautiful blue again so we set off for a walk along the promenade.
Their beach is really just the harbour and there isn't any sand as such as the high tide mark comes right up to the steps. However they do manage to do better than us in that they have year round lifeguards (even in their miserable winter) and ...