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... T-shirt, listening to music on his mobile phone. It seems to capture the diversity of my experiences in South Asia. From the spiritual and ancient to the modern and secular. I have seen the fish markets of the Indian Ocean and tea plantations in Sri Lanka, the Hindu temples and waterways of South India and the wonderful mountains and people of Nepal. What a fabulous adventure I have had over the past nine weeks or so. I can't wait for the next ...
... or other seaside resorts - although maybe the walk to the end of the pier and back is pleasure enough on a good day?
Before leaving Southend there was time for food in one of the small cafés located opposite the pier and we chose Rebecca's Café which was pleasant enough and very traditionally British even if the owners were not. The small portion of fish, chips and mushy peas was more than adequate for lunch ...
... Constable painted. It’s
changed quite a lot, of course, but the building is there, with a few changes. And
the magnificent foliage in his landscapes is still around the area. Plus a
bonus, some big Constable cumulus cloud. We also saw Swans and Cignets, (their
young) just in front of the mill, magnificent birds.
There was a lovely ...
... here. ONe more girl from Norway, the rest are all boys from Australlia, Greece, and 2 Essex Natives. Everyone is pretty social and speaks English, some better than others but everyone is understood. Everyone knows a lot about American politics and is a big Obama fan. We've had two big flat dinners with some people from other flats too, a girl from Malta, a boy from Germany and a boy from Austria. There are lots of bars ...
... to Africa in a cheap stopgap helmet.
The upside of the delays is a warmer trip through France and Spain, and Morocco will just be warming up nicely, but I’ll still be out before the world goes gas mark 8. Another advantage is a greater likelihood of bumping into folk from the ABR (Adventure Bike Rider) forum who will be riding bumpy roads and soft sand about the same time.
I’ll post the ...