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Still not feeling good so first stop boots chemist for some cold remedies after which we headed for Freeport. There we met dad and Rena and enjoyed the next few hours talking, laughing and having lunch. Love spending time with them, they are such good company. Val went out with her girls in the evening but I opted to stay back and chill. An early night for ...
... University of Cambridge founded in 1209 and is consistently ranked one of the top 5 universities in the world.
It lies on the River Cam and one fifth of its population are university students and it seems every one of them owns a bike and likes to ride very fast along the lanes and streets.
It reminded Video Girl of Vietnam, you really had to watch out for bikes bearing down on you.
She almost got knocked over ...
... with my averages.
I will now rehabilitate my right knee and think long and hard about whether or not I will undertake any further long distance cycle tours. Early plans have been forming in my mind of a trip to New Zealand in 2015, to tour the North and South Islands on a bicycle. Given the problems I’ve encountered over the past two weeks I might well journey to New Zealand, but the bicycle may not be a feature of the ...
... arrive home at just past midnight to hugs, welcome banners and sleepy children.
- Road trip total 4600 miles
- Cost never to be calculated or disclosed
- Lessons learned – many - in the words of one Johnny Rotten:
Well, I will do a formal kit debrief for the record over the next week or so, but for now, ...
... with family and friends!
Overall, had a great time, but remember why I left in the first place and realised that I’m still not ready to come back long term yet – 3 weeks was enough this time. Also a bit strange sleeping in my old room for a few nights! Felt a bit nostalgic!
PS A few things you take for granted living in a western country:
- Carpeted floors (don’t really see these in the East)
- Fresh milk and ...