Hole in the Roof Hotel
Travel Blogs from Deal
After visiting a fascinating museum exhibit of the Princess of Wales Royal Regiment, We cross the quadrangle, buffeted by wind and rain, to the main building.
Between 2007 and 2009, English Heritage spent £2.45 million on recreating the castle's interior, and the furnishings now look much as they did in the ...
Tonight we try Chequers, the local fish and chip shop in the square. It’s owned by a Turkish couple, so we could also have chosen kebabs if we had wished, but we stick to the traditional deep-fried cod and chips. Keep in mind that, unlike in the USA, in England "fries" are “chips” and “chips” are “crisps”. ...
... windows showing stories from Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, which was written between 1387-92.
Upon exiting the church at 12:30, we are trampled by the £9.50 crowd now allowed entry to visit the cathedral. The streets are packed with visitors...The day trippers have arrived! So after another coffee and some sweet snacks we depart Canterbury for lunch in Sandwich.
... the shop and comes out with a bag of assorted breads.
“Thanks. You are so kind. How much do we owe you?”
“This is today’s bread so don’t worry. Come back when you need more, though I’m afraid it might not be free next time.” Ah! Village life!
This evening we have the ...
... is in fact a Hertz company. This must be the poor relation, out of sight of their elite higher paying customers.
The little Astra is a perky car and easy to drive, so it’s not too hard adapting to driving on the left. Once on the M25 motorway it all comes back to me.
Although we have been fed on the transatlantic flight, we are still a little peckish. It’s 2 o’clock in the afternoon for us, ...