Canterbury Cathedral Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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We landed a bit early. The walk to the UK immigration seemed to last forever. We were through immigration in 10 minutes, picked up our bags and went to the designated meet point for our car transfer to Canterbury. Yes, you can take the Tube into London, then catch a train to Canterbury, but we didn't do that because we knew we would be tired and …
... to the reader’s imagination, but let’s just say there were two more stops: The Cherry Tree (est. 1372), and The Three Tuns (ca. 1500s). A great night of catching up on current events, reminiscing, learning the intricacies of cricket, and trans-Atlantic vocabulary corrections was enjoyed by all.
A vocabulary lesson:
British --> American
Handbag = pursePurse = woman’s wallet/coin purseGarden = backyardRubbish = trash
... to the city. The pilgrims’ chapel has a wonderful timber framed roof. The docent there was happy to inundate us with history, including pointing out how the building kept getting built out farther into the street with more steps up as fashions in waste disposal changed and the street levels got higher and higher. He also told us, among other gems, that the gates in the old city walls would be closed at sundown. People trying to reach Canterbury ...
... VIII and the Reformation. Parts were torn down, some became a royal palace for Anne of Cleaves his 4th wife and a portion remains intact as part of King's School.
Dinner of lamb pie and vegs then a short walk back to our B&B. It was built in 1874 on the site of St. Stephen's Cross, a grisly place where Highway men were hanged, drawn and quartered. Fortunately the ghosts of the past were quiet and we had a good nights ...
... out on the supermarket.
A week after arriving in England we had to return the rental car to Gatwick, so we did that and caught the train back to Canterbury. Thankfully Graham at Team Traction has given us a loan of a car from the car yard.
While living in Howlfield Lane, Bo noticed a hot rod across the road, and so went over to have a look, and of course a chat to the owner. It was at this little visit that he struck up a friendship with Bill who ...