Corton Coastal Holiday Village
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... Crowland for lunch. It's amazing what you find off the major roads. We had lunch near a small three way bridge that crossed a stream at it's junction with another, hence the need for a three way bridge. It was called Trinity Bridge, and the first bridge on the site dates from the year 970AD (no there's not a number missing from the year). There's a statue on the bridge that is thought to be either Christ, or King Ethelred.
We were making good ...
... into the hotel which was located within easy walking distance of this interesting city.
This is a city with a very mixed past, from ROMAN, then the Vikings followed by the GERMAN until 1066 when William the Conqueror, defeated them and started a long period of English King, not of course without intrigue and bloodshed.
After a few days getting acquainted with London we hired a car from Kings Cross (challenging enough) and headed north east to Suffolk via some cute English villages (and fun navigating the roads without GPS!). Our purpose was to visit 88 year old Aunty Pat (AP) Roe’s adopted aunt - Lesley’s real aunt who lives in Aldeburgh.
Her gift is hospitality and boy were ...
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 ...
... 5 22nd Mons en Laonnois to Epernay. 60 miles.
Another long day. Some stunning views expected. (Means hills)
Day 6 23rd Rest day in Epernay.
Day 7 24th. Epernay to Troyes 63 miles.
Long but hopefully not too hilly
Day 8 25th Morning round Troyes, ...