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... modern navy of the UK
Of great interest was t museum dedicated to the 'Mary Rose" a war ship built by Henry the 8th to fight of and protect his "new" protestant state from the Pope and Holy Rome.
Built in mid 1600 it served for 34 years before it went down in battle ....half the ship has been saved and preserved because it was covered my mud for 500 years. It took 30 years to process and protect the ...
... site of the Royal Pavilion and had coffee and cake in the Lanes.
The battery charger has broken again so we keep running out of power for the fridge. John is disgruntled at having to drink lukewarm beer!
Saturday 14th September
Left Lancing and headed towards Arundel via Halfords to buy a battery charger.
Arundel is a very quaint little place with an imposing castle and cathedral.
Inside the ...
So the days are whizzing by, the excitement building, the nerves improving and most of the plans now being discussed on a daily basis. I do feel a little alone with the pressure of making sure that enough research is done BEFORE the 'take off' so that nothing is missed.
I have therefore enlisted the help of Lonely Planet. A guide which many seasoned backpackers say they can not ...
... priories in England at that time and stands within the Castle grounds. Walking back to our cars we see little squirrels hopping about, they look so cute! We had dinner at the kings arms, where we have booked in. Hooray we are away from Lauralee House! After dinner we walked around the corner to the "Raddle" a brilliant little pub! Had another drink, met a local called Ken and his dog called Harvey! I found out what Raddle meant! You need to look it up! Another great day! ...
So we got into hong Kong on our revised flight at close to midnight on Sunday, tired and straight to bed.
Up early we walked down Nathan Rd to the Star ferry terminal, via very pleasant oasis called Kowloon Park. New York's Central Park lookalike!! A tranquil quiet spot in the middle of a bustling city.
Onto the ferry to Hong Kong Central where it was easy to find a bus we thought took us to The Peak. Nope, only to the railway ...