- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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We've arrived. We've done it. Portland, OR, USA to Leicester UK, overland by bus and train as far as practically possible. We feel happy. Here are the interim stats...
14 countries between the US and the UK.
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... about to step in when another one of the group dressed with his face painted like a kitty cat, ears on his head, and a velvet tail on his butt, grabbed the guys arm and told him "Step off, mate" and freed the girl. The drunken man mumbled something negative about us while we walked away. I was impressed by kitty cat man and surprised that didn't lead to a fight. All the bars we visited were named after animals and the last one ...
... expensive, especially if you want 'South African' brands.
I had the opportunity to use my new electronicy-type-thingy in my passport and I was through border control in less than a minute - result!
Collected the car from the long term parking and then drove home.
Deep-joy ...... 46kgs of washing to do now!
That said though, ...
... It wasn't until we made it to the half way point that we realised the entrance now resembled the light we had been heading towards.
Everything was going ok, we were making slow progress, me calling out the distance markers as we passed them Carrie keeping us tight against the wall. The suddenly we realised we were being followed, a rather noisy canal boat was closing on us fast, Carrie ...
... countryside. The weather was warm and sunny so we walked up to The Apricot Village, Aynho - named for the abundance of apricot trees growing up the mellow yellow stone houses. Lovely village but disappointing pub and crazy busy road! Continued on to moor up in a pleasant rural location for quiet evening and Broadchurch Series 2.