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Travel Blogs from Hatfield Heath
Early start for us with a 7.08 train from Durham down to London. We checked out of our cosy cottage in Cornsay and dropped the car off in a leafy suburb where hopefully it will stay until Tuesday. The trip down was good, 2 1/2 hours except I sat opposite a kid who kicked me all the way down, should have moved as the train wasn't full. We came into Kings Cross station, saw platform 9 3/4 where you could queue for a photo, will do that when we go back! Finally worked ...
... 2013 but for several reasons that did not happen. We decided to try again for Summer 2014 and as fate would have it, Siyabonga is planning to get married around the same time so when I told him of our new plans he invited us to his wedding.
So we are going to a ZULU WEDDING. Tickets are booked but first we must plan an itinerary.
Can we make this as interesting and exciting as Bahia?
... Supermarket at the end of the street and got some provisions for the week. I have been surprised at how cheap everything is here compared to prices in NZ. Everything seems to be between 30pc to 50pc cheaper even allowing for the currency difference, and then on top of that the selection of things to buy is huge.
I am writing this on Wednesday, after another walk further into town, and when I am finished will probably put my feet up for a while, and pretend I'm on holiday.
... bright palm fronds. For a few seconds you felt far away from the city, until you hear LRT cars rumble overhead and see tugboats shuttle through the river, transporting you back to where you actually are: the epicenter of chaotic Manila.
Along the riverside walk, one can see the banks of Quiapo and the Pasig River Ferry cruise through floating water hyacinths and squawking seabirds. Also worth a look I think, and an opportunity to see the ...
Rain. It finally really rained on us. It has been sprinkling, but the wind has always been too much to use an umbrella. Tuesday, the 31st, it just rained, and we got soaked.
Knowing what public transportation has been like (is always like) between Christmas and New Year's, we weren't certain where we could actually go, but when I checked the website the tubes were mostly running normally. So then, where to go and what to do? We had been antiquing, so ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking