Eagle House Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. Leonards-on-Sea
... life was passing by at an exponential rate. This was when Adam (my husband) and I decided we would not have a honeymoon after our wedding. Instead we would save up as much money as possible and see some of the world before settling down. With this we promised ourselves we would try out new things outside our comfort zone, challenge our pre-conceived ideas of ...
... several top sights including Times Square which really buzzed!
We first met John and Vanessa in Marmaris, Turkey and have been friends since then. They very kindly came to join us in Beaufort to help us as crew but we all ended up as tourists exploring the area, travelling south as far as St Augustine in Florida and north to Charleston, South Carolina. It was sunny but not at all warm. We all enjoyed the ‘American Experience’ but I for one ...
... the 11
o'clock fireworks we just headed for the closest pub and had a quiet drink
before heading back out just before midnight to bring the new year in with the
final set of fireworks, which were really impressive with the castle as the
back drop. We didn't have a bad night, it just didn't live up to the hype
surrounding the event - no doubt it would've been more enjoyable if we weren't under
the weather and if there were some bands playing that we liked, ...
... Limbaugh or Rachel Maddow. And there's certainly no such thing as FOX news. Dreamy.
After a fabulous sandwich at Mr. Beans (yea, seriously...) we continued our trek. We took the funicular up the hill... no sense in walking!!!
Hastings Castle was built by the Normans and William the Conqueror in 1066. It was actually pretty neat to look through and it had a great view of town. Unfortunately time, weather, and WWII took its toll on the poor ...
... lovely little town, with a sandy beach and pleasant streets. Glenn
was delighted to see a blue roundel, celebrating the home of
Oliver Postgate, the inventor and writer and voice of some
of his favourite children's programmes, including Noggin the Nog,
Ivor the Engine and the Clangers.
Went on to Whitstable in the afternoon which is a beautiful town with a
lovely working harbour and bustling High Street.