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... t reach Dover today as we thought we would. As soon as we were able we had a bath to help relax our aching muscles. Feeling much refreshed we went out and sat on the cliff top and through our binoculars we could even see Dungeness far away in the distance!
We both felt starving hungry so we had a really good sirloin steak dinner followed by apple and berry crumble for me and chocolate mousse for Chris. Time now for an early night! We've cycled just 10.73 miles ...
... Another interesting feature was the fact that it lies under short final to the main runway at a local RAF station and there were, at times, a procession of transport type aircraft for Peter to ogle (the calf wasn't a big attraction for him).
Oxford was beautiful even though the day turned out to be a little damp. Remarkably clean, and it looked like all the sandstone in the city had just been ...
... Bridget writes …
I really enjoyed riding high in ‘le camping car’ and seeing the wonderful scenery, especially the autumn colours. We did tire of staying in the areas that the French call Aires, designed for motor homes, but which are basically car parks. Some were more landscaped than others and some were very busy. It was good to discover parts of the country that we had not seen before. It was ...
... down the river so much so that we went twice! I thought I was on the road to a good recovery. It was a windy ride to the Bahamas and we were amazed by the colour of the water - real picture postcard stuff with white sandy beaches and touching the rays in the shallow water. We had worked really hard to get there and it was very unfortunate that after a few days I developed a severe case of shingles and had to fly by the local 15 seater plane to Nassau. After ...
... of scales and the heaviest got sent to the abattoir. We had to get the heaviest one from the pen to the trailer (a distance of about 200 yards), which Nick did as gently as possible with a lead round his face, but the sheep really wasn't happy about it! The pig was fairly easy to get in to the trailer, by laying a trail of food up the ramp, although pigs are bloody strong when they want to be, and have a slightly scary habit of trying to eat your trousers.
Most of my last ...
Other places to stay in Folkestone
The Harbour, Folkestone | 2 star hotelfrom $60
- Good value for money
- Wouldn't stay there again
Cheriton High Street, Cheriton Parc, Folkestone | 2 star hotelfrom $88
22 - 26 The Leas, Folkestone | 2 star hotelfrom $48
Earls Avenue, Folkestone | 3 star hotelfrom $105
\N, Folkestone | 3 star hotelfrom $111
30-32 Clifton Gardens, Folkestone | Hotelfrom $55
Cherry Garden Lane, Folkestone | Hotelfrom $133
39 Earls Avenue, Folkestone | 2 star hotelfrom $119
7 Sandgate High Street, Folkestone | 3 star hotelfrom $114