Doubletree by Hilton Chester
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... a perfect opportunity to grow closer with friends and in my faith.
Another great thing that has happened in the past few weeks is birthday celebrations. Kirstie turned 21 and we spent the week celebrating her awesomeness. On her birthday, we watched Despicable Me 2 and eat a cake that was shaped like a minion. Ben called Alexa, Kirstie, and I the minions and we have definitely identified with that. We look ...
Day 7. After breakfast we headed off with Peter and Tukta to the Heswell railway station. From there we caught the train to Chester, briefly passing through Northern Wales on route. Chester is located in Cheshire on the River Dee and is one of the most prosperous counties in England. It was founded by the Romans in AD79. After leaving our bags at a hotel near the station we wandered into town crossing the River Dee where we saw canal ...
... gates and towers and marvel at the fact that once ships were able to reach this city. Now the river is silted up, so no chance. We take a stroll by the River Dee admiring the multi-tiered weir before rejoining the walls and finishing our circuit by the famous clock in Eastgate.
Now its time to explore the ...
... mussels, crayfish and king prawns) for mains plus drinks just over £40. The only table we could find was in the lowest section, where the band were setting up. The other three tables were reserved for them, although one group of three sat at one of the reserved tables with the rationale that "we'll be gone before they need them". I'm not sure how they knew the band's plans in such detail. At least one of them had the decency to be rather embarrased by being there.
... to watch that rubbish!
Unfortunately the next morning I woke feeling tired and unwell, still with a bung arm. So we took the day easy, strolling along the ancient city walls and taking a boat ride up the river. A wander through the Chester Cathedral and then a sleep back at the room, and we were ready for a tapas and cocktail dinner. It was another early night, due to my feeling like ****, and on Monday morning we made our way back to Birmingham.