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... lot of people trying to talk German to us we must look very Germanic , we carried on getting a bit lost in Nieuwegin and missed seeing the worlds oldest canal lock (sorry dad/Jeremy!) And stopped for lunch in Wijk bij Duurstede next to the worlds only drive through windmill, it's getting very hot but nice and breezy while cycling. During the afternoon the route took us through some woods and a bit of off road action which was great fun although ...
... the time went).
We cruised along the race course and back again, which was the first proper sight of actual rowing races. During this trip we managed to spot the Kensingtons on Kirstie's dad's boat, The Old Fogey, and called and waved to each other madly as we passed in opposite directions - the novelty of seeing fellow Kiwis causing much delight, even though we only saw each ...
... homes along the bank, watching the 1, 2, 4, and 8 person crews practice and looking at the wildlife. The Woman’s Regatta is this weekend so there’s lots of activity relating to it. In just a couple of weeks is the Royal Regatta and so the town is starting to get ready for it.
The big event is Royal Ascot. This is the biggest horse racing event in England. It lasts for 4 days, the Queen is ...
... named Spencer) inherited. The 5th Duke petitioned to have the name Churchill reinstated and the family became Spencer-Churchill. This is truly a palace with grand marble entry halls, gold embellishments on the walls and ceilings, 10 Belgian tapestries of the Battle of Blenheim commissioned for the Palace and the finest of furniture, art, silver etc. We both commented on how the State Rooms reminded us ...
... relative poor, and the real struggle for life engaged in by billions each day, should make us grateful for how lucky (and spoilt) we have been and continue to be. In light of this, and as thoughts turned to home after Rio, I tried (and failed) to recount to Emma the quote from Cecil John Rhodes for when traveling (or, in his case, expansion of Empire) gets tough: "Remember that you are an Englishman, and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life." The trip into ...
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
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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