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Travel Blogs from Newton Abbot
... I don't eat fish.
On the way back Dad took us to a park to play in whilst Mum, Catherine and Phil went home. It was a pretty good park, but then Brigitte fell down a on the slippery grass and it was time to head home.
When we got back home we went with Aunty Catherine for a stroll through the village and then we had a bit of downtime until dinner.
For dinner, Mum had volunteered to make pasta. It was really ...
... tradition. Whilst they were gone we had to do some homework - boring!
In the afternoon we did a treasure hunt with Catherine. She did one for us and we did one for her. It was really fun until Maddy's big mouth wrecked it. Catherine thought I was getting tired so I had a bath and then got to watch a movie before dinner.
For dinner Phil made a roast with Yorkshire pudding and baked potatoes - yum! Then after dinner we had thumb wars with Phil before going to bed. Great ...
Off we go to our B&B. We are only here one night on route to Portsmouth. In the morning we take a walk down by the sea. They have a nice little pedestrian area where you can stroll along as well. It is another nice day and the dogs are all out playing in the surf. Dogs are prohibited from the beach from May to September, but it is October now and it is play time for puppies.
Talk to you in ...
... that overlooks the ocean and the magnificent cliffs and rugged rock formations. It reminded us much of the Oregon Coast.
We drove home yesterday, a journey which takes about 5 hours, plus time for lunch,
petrol, etc. We managed to get into the south-east on a Friday afternoon. Actually it wasn’t as bad as we anticipated. We had fairly smooth traffic, even on the M-25 (Europe’s biggest parking lot).
Got flight on Skybus from Exeter International Airport to St. Mary's with Phil. Only 15 kg luggage allowance each plus a very small handbag measuring no more than 20 x 15 x 15 cm. needless to say we were both over the luggage allowance - 4kg excess each plus 4 kg for the shared NT laptop. They charged us £36 for excess then, as the plane was too heavy for take off, they had the cheek to take ...