Royal Albion Hotel
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... When St Augustine arrived nearby in 598, he founded the Abbey, but Henry VIII was its undoing, nearly a millennium later.
We left Canterbury and headed coastwards. We had lunch in a pub in Margate, and then perused the Turner Contemporary, only realising as we got to the end that the word "contemporary" in the gallery title should actually have told us that there won't be any Turners to see. (Actually, there was a miniature ...
... with my music blasting to drown out the sound it was off to Leeds castle. This castle is straight out of a story book with a moat and everything! There was a bit of a queue to get in. (Lolz I'm using English lingo now. I've been here over a week so it's acceptable right?) We walked through the whole castle and it was all very pretty. Although there were so many French school children going through the castle with us and of course they had no appreciation for it. One kid was ...
... to try this blog out before we jet off... I am sure there will be many a tale to come so watch this space...
C & J
... a quick look in the bookstore we decided to split up for an hour or so. Corry and the girls wanted to spend some time shopping in some of the neat little shops in the town centre. I made my way to the ruins of St. Augustine's Abbey, just down the road from the cathedral.
In 597 Saint Augustine arrived in England, having been sent by Pope Gregory I, on what might nowadays be called a revival mission. He was allowed to found a monastery just outside the walls of Canterbury to ...
... was built by German POWs in 1946. This made me curious, of course, and I learned later that the last German POWs were repatriated in November 1948. In the meantime, they were used as construction crews. Over 40,000 opted to remain in the UK. after the house, we strolled through the garden, looking at the few remaining blooms. Churchill's studio was also open. The studio displays more of his paintings and a few gift works of art he received. One ...