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... left to fill in the afternoon. Turns out we were right about the appeal, but we did some shopping and were back bi about 4pm.
At shortly after 5:00 we headed to the pub for dinner, which serves an awesome grilled haddock
with chips and mushy peas. Now at 7pm, we are in our room having coffee/tea and winding down.
Off to York tomorrow !
... back to my room.
I wandered down the road to the White Horse pub. There were a lot of people there so I figured that the food must be OK. Here in the UK it must be OK to smoke in all sorts of eating areas and that was a bit annoying but at least it was outside and therefore bearable. I ordered a veggie burger. It came out on a plate the size of a small country with these huge pile of phat chips that were the best I have ever tasted. They were large, ...
... was really good. We then went and had some lunch, walked the 530 steps of the towers, watched a fantastic birds of prey show and a flame-throwing trebuchet that happens to be the biggest working one in the world at the moment. It was spectacular!
We found our accommodation which is about 2 klms form the castle, unpacked and headed off into town where we had some chinese food and we are just settling down for the evening...
... pass they just ignored us. Peter waited until the canal got a bit wider and then shouted to them to move over as he overtook them. The idiot driving the boat in front appeared to deliberately turn its bow straight into our boat as we overtook. Peter and Meagan both gave him a piece of their mind and assured us it was not usual behaviour.
We returned to our starting spot for the night and went to the local pub for dinner before retiring to the boat to ...
After yet another hearty and delicious meal with Keith and Lynn we headed north to the outskirts of Birmingham to visit my oldest friend Sarah. We arrived just in time for lunch and also met her husband Mike's sister and husband. It was good to catch up again and hopefully we will see them in Oz in 2015. Later in the afternoon we headed off to find my Ozzie scouting mates, Peter and Meagan O'Sullivan, on ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility