Hotel en Residence De Draak - Hampshire Classic
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... some Dutch treats in the lounge.
At 5:30 we settled down for cocktails and at 6;30 we met the crew, including the captain.
At 7pm, it was time for the Welcome dinner.
First course, I had Smoked Salmom Carpaccio and salmon caviar with sweet corn blini, celery and leek salad and lemon vinaigrette
Main course, I enjoyed Caramelised Sea Scallops with Crispy bacon, braised savoy cabbage, thyme roasted potatoes and port wine ...
... Cat and the Cradle".
The day is calm but I can see clouds gathering in the distance as we approach the first of the windmills. They're impressive, and impressively maintained, given their age. Each appears to be in immaculate condition with 4 large blades that churn through the air. Each has a rounded top and sides that sweep gracefully upwards. The shape is classic and unmistakeable - nothing else like them in the world. I'd be enjoying myself, were it not for ...
... on time and landed straight in, with no stacking at all. 5.30 on a weekday afternoon, that never happens! So much so it put out the meal service for business passengers and we had to gobble the last bits of food down before the trays were cleared.
We came into a B gate at T5 which meant it was a little slow to get out but there was no queue at passport control, It was just a bit sad that I just missed a Heathrow Express ...
... woahohoh oh woh". Ahh it was John Farham with You're the Voice. I excitedly pointed out the coincidence of an Australian musician playing while an Australian pays for his petrol - but the clerk could not give have given a damn. I went to McDonalds next door for breakfast. A bacon and egg muffin with a cup of luke warm tea and I got back on the road. Google did it's trick of taking my on a shortcut through country roads, which was a nice break from the highways. I ...
... much better than the deluge that we had right before we arrived. Despite the weather conditions being less than ideal the windmills were is some ways magical.
We left on our walking tour and went to the pump house to learn how the windmills worked. Considering that the concept wa founded in the 1600's they are remarkable efficent. There are more ...