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... around Arromanches where they built the Mulberry harbour. When it got dark I parked up close to the terminal and gave Wym a big kiss. As I'd treated her to a nice oil-change in Italy I thought I sould reward myself too with a full-on last French five-course meal. Fish soup, creme de menthe ice cream, Steak and chips, cheese and grapes then creme brulee washed down with a nice bottle of dry Normandy cider. Slept pretty good that night.
After having been back a few days ...
... the first time her seat thumped and then when she was sprayed with water and a spray of air.
Back to Plymouth - and we overrode the GPS and headed for the A3 motorway that did not look like the shortest route home but it was the quickest. We can’t criticise the GPS too much - it has been great in finding our hotels and giving us advance warnings of roundabouts and motorway exits.
We said goodbye to our ...
after a week long of 21st birthday celebrations, leaving dos and saying goodbye to loved ones..my journey finally begins! very emotional morning saying goodbye to mum and dad, brother and his girlfriend and my cousins..still trying to get over the fact that it's real! soo many different emotions!! excitement and nerves being the main ones! goodbye England! see you next ...
The weather on Thursday morning was a bit overcast and drizzly as we drove out of Cardiff heading west towards the Welsh Town, Neath, where Bruce’s great great grandmother, Margaret Jenkins was born in the early 1800s. The town is, of course, much larger now and after negotiating narrow winding streets in the centre of town we headed off in search of the second town on our list. Bruce’s great great grandfather, John Griffith was born in Llanelli, a coal mining ...
... the process of remodeling the old stone house. It is beautiful. There are still meat hooks in the kitchen. She has kept the old pump (doesn't work). Slate entryways were worn just like the wood entryway at the Ellingson homestead. She has 2 daughters 15 years younger than mine. The Dunstaple Rum & Raisin ice cream was superb. Before meeting Jo I visited the museum. OMG, looking at my papers ...
Other places to stay in Newton Abbot
142 / 148 Queen Street, Newton Abbot | 2 star hotelfrom $102
Ipplepen, Newton Abbot | Hotelfrom $133
Gion Higashiyama/Kita Shirakawa/Kurama/Yase/Ohara, Newton Abbot | Hotelfrom $46
Preston, Newton Abbot | Hotelfrom $112
Newton Abbot Racecourse Newton Road, Newton Abbot | Hotelfrom $120