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With a title like, "Punting on the Cam," you might think I will write about the upcoming American Football season or perhaps even a Sherman twist on European football, but in reality, punting on the Cam has nothing to do with either. In fact, it has more in common with bumper cars than any kind of sporting event, but ...
... day ahead.
Tim arrived at ten o'clock and persuaded Natalie to join him for a very refreshing swim off his boat, Nao Faz Mal, in the river. They were soon joined by Mike and Emma, and then all of us had some tea, before getting dressed up in our finery to go to the regatta. We had tickets for the Stewards' Enclosure, which has a very strict dress code: blazer and flannels for men, below ...
... was a widow 12 years his senior. What began as a marriage of convenience – she had money – became a love match over the years. He also wrote novels which helped finance his home and career.
Hughenden was also an important site in WWII. It was here that maps for the bombing of Germany were produced. It has been kept a secret until just recently when a visitor was overheard telling his grandson what he did there during the ...
... 8217;s brother was the 10th Duke. The palace was built in recognition of John Churchill who defeated the French in the Battle of Blenheim in 1704 Napoleon had not been defeated in 40 years. John was a brilliant military leader and strategist. His wife Sarah was a close friend of Queen Anne. The Queen declared he should have a palace built in his honor. It took 16 years to build and the money from ...
... withdrawal from Emma's account to be approved by the infuriating Brazilian authorities (Portuguese, we found out repeatedly, is an impossible language to understand). A bottle of wine that evening put us back on the positive path, and the final day saw us visit the Copacabana (where there were loud protests about something going on), Sugar Loaf Mountain and the cultural hotbed of the Santa Theresa district including the famous coloured tile steps at Escardaria Selaron ...
Other places to stay in Henley-on-Thames
4 Hart St., Henley-on-Thames | 2 star hotelfrom $173
New Street, Henley-on-Thames | Hotelfrom $226
- Highly recommended
- Don't expect too much
- Lovely, but.....
7 - 15 Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames | Hotelfrom $106
7 Station Road, Henley-on-Thames | Hotelfrom $164
20 Market Place, Henley-on-Thames | Hotelfrom $101
Phyllis Court Drive, Henley-on-Thames | Hotelfrom $234
Greenlands, Henley-on-Thames | Hotelfrom $92
4 River Terrace, Henley-on-Thames | Hotelfrom $54
25 Station Road, Henley-on-Thames | Hotelfrom $93
15 Northfield End, Henley-on-Thames | Hotelfrom $93
Main Street, Henley-on-Thames | 4 star hotelfrom $107