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Travel Blogs from Salcombe
... welcome to stop reading them - I won't mind, honestly.
So, to business. For those who do not know, I am about to embark on a 6 week adventure around New Zealand with Rachael Durham; one of my best friends and a flatmate from university. We fly from Heathrow next Monday, 26th January 2015, and should arrive in Auckland on Wednesday 28th, with a brief, but I'm sure very relieving, stop in Hong Kong in the middle. From there the plan ...
... Cardiologist. What will happen next, who knows. But we will, no doubt keep you informed.
So I'm sorry but the planned 9 weeks blog is a sad 2 weeks only. I hope you enjoy what there is and ANY comments on here will be hugely and gratefully received. That way I know you have read it and that IF we are lucky enough to do anymore travel in the future, I will blog again.
Many thanks for listening, hopefully speak again ...
... garage. I am now using the kitchen sink for all washing and teeth cleaning which is no great problem but I need to get someone to fix the leak (I tried to do it myself but with no luck). Sadly the motorhome dealer is on holiday until the new year so it will be awhile before I can book the van in to be sorted. This means I can't do anything about booking to go to Spain because I don't know when the van will be fixed and so I am in limbo.
So it begins. The bags are packed we're ready to go, as the song says. Goodbye Wilbraham Court and our lovely neighbours for 9 weeks of exotic travels. Beryl our wonderful friend drives us to the station as by the wonders of Brunels famous railway we are on our way from Newton Abbot, Devon to pastures new. Gosh we're excited. The joys of 1st class rail means for maybe the last time for some days we can sit back relax and be waited ...
Drove across Bodmin Moor to the pub called "Jamaica Inn," scene of the novel by Daphne Du Maurier. The pub was built as a coaching house in 1750. We looked at the museum , partly about the authoress and partly about Cornish smuggling through the years, the subject of the book. I had read almost all Daphne's books years ago, when I lived in Plymouth, but still ...
Other places to stay in Salcombe
South Sands, Salcombe | 3 star hotelfrom $212
Sharpitor, Salcombe | Hotelfrom $55
Grand View Road, Hope Cove | Hotelfrom $53
Grandview Road, Hope Cove | Hotelfrom $156
Hope Cove | Hotelfrom $545
Soar, Salcombe | Hotelfrom $227
- Normal No Thank Goodness
- Fabulous Experience
Inner Hope Cove, Hope Cove | Hotelfrom $168