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An early start meant we made it to Hopwas at 2pm as planned to meet up with my parents and grandparents.
It was our first day of bad weather, although it wasn't actually that bad, at one point we went under a bridge and came out on the other side in torrential rain. After a minor panic of putting on waterproofs it wasn't bad in the rain, I held up an umbrella for Carrie and we carried on in the rain. It wasn't cold and when the rain stopped and the sun ...
We had a destination of Hopwas to reach for lunch time on the 12th so the plan was to get as far as we could before mooring up for the night.
I had hoped we would reach Armitage but it looked doubtful, the only reason we made it was due to not finding reasonable moorings. All we found was private moorings and permit ...
... of a butterfly. We then decided the price was a little steep and we didn't have enough time to fully explore the place so headed back to the boat, on the way we found some fairy doors, numbered 2 and 3. With Carrie being a bit obsessed with trails, I'm surprised she didn't demand to stay to at least find door number 1.
But we had to make progress due to a plan to meet up with my parents and grandparents for lunch the next day.
... first trip to Europe, and it was a wet & cold September day and the Menin Gate ceremony was almost deserted! This time, when we went to the Last Post at the Menin Gate, it was packed! For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about – Buglers from the Belgium Fire Brigade play the Last Post at 8pm, EVERY DAY, at the Menin Gate which is a large Memorial with the names of some 50,000+ Allied soliders who fought and ...
... but we think every one went to the same ride together. As the day progressed we found we could go onto rides without any queue at all. Kelsi had an issue with some roller coasters that looked a bit too out there, so reluctantly the rest of us did a test run for her, gave it the thumbs up and then couldn't get her off, so much so our final ride at the request of Daniel & Kelsi being the front seats of the Nemesis!
After a 6 hour endurance test having walked many ...