De Vere Hotel At The Ricoh Arena
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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And so after a long flight - 12+ hours - we arrived in Paris, grabbed a quick drink and then on to Birmingham. Unfortunately, Pat's suitcase decided to stop off in Paris but will hopefully be delivered tomorrow! Back to a sunny UK, with a temperature not much cooler than Hanoi yesterday, where the blossom is in full swing. Lots of memories of a lovely holiday. ...
... our way and arrived without too much delay to check in. Luggage was booked straight through - hopefully we would see it again in HCMC.
A short flight to Paris before we boarded Air France plane for the long flight to Vietnam. We dozed a bit, read a bit and watched films a bit to while away the time. Somewhere along the way we lost 7hrs in time difference and most of Thursday. And so we arrived - not sure if it was Thursday or Friday - ready to start our adventures. ...
... them into England some years ago. We had seen a few driving along, one swooped down onto the road in front of us to nibble on some road kill - so we can see how they could get injured in a road accident! The visitor centre also included a bone display in the orthopaedic section, a huge exhibition on all things hedgehog and a baby feeding area where we saw a tiny scrap of a squirrel being hand fed - very cute!
After stopping on the way for a quick sandwich (we do like the ...
... of Coventry’s history that ranged from medieval times, when Coventry was second only in importance to London, until modern times. The exhibition was well set out and had some very interesting items on display. Amongst other things, I got to see pottery, embroidery, furniture, photographs and lots of watches and clocks. I was very glad I had stumbled upon it.
I then made a bee-line to the Library, which was in the ...
... watering holes. I should ease up on the ales over the next few days, but one has to be polite! They were very excited as the Lions were playing the Wallabies the next day. Today's history lesson relates to Coventry Cathedral. It is the third of three cathedrals built in the last millennium. The second, the medieval cathedral lasted until the 1940 when it was bombed to the state you see in the photos. The decision was made to build the new (third) cathedral alongside the old ...