The North Hill Hotel
Travel Blogs from Colchester
... serif" ;; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal;">Another law of inverses – the smaller the
place the greater the importance of putting everything back into its proper
place. The trouble is remembering where we put everything when we packed. We’ll
get quicker I am sure.
* So at last we are on the road. It is a strange feeling after months and months of preparations. But all is good and we are looking forward to our long journey * Lovely send off by Laura & Hannah for their 'gap year' parents! *. 1st night @ Premier Inn, Harwich. What style but hopefully a good night's sleep before crossing to Hook of Holland ...
... that is close to Hyde Park in movies or on TV. Once you get into the roundabout, it is sometimes hard to get off and you end up driving around and around until there is a break in the traffic. Well I had trouble even getting on to it! I kept taking the wrong lane and ending up in the wrong exit! We eventually worked it out and I got us ...
... half way up the hill. Problem fixed and off I went again, only for the chain to be thrown a second time on the very next hill – I think the bike was trying to tell me something. From thereon I was extremely cautious about my selection of gears and made it home by 2:00 pm, to a lovely warm welcome from my lovely wife, Lynn and an ice-cold bottle of champagne!
Distance for the day: 31 km
Distance so far: 952 ...
... the Pyrenees,
The lack of snow chains had Robin and his ride on their knees.
Then we read with horror Robin's deadly dance with a truck,
Continuing to read with relief how the strength of Babushka interceded and
changed his luck!
The kaleidoscope of images we have devoured,
And believe that Robin must be somewhat empowered,