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It`s the day before the long awaited trip to the USA. The packing is complete. Martin and Sheila are starting the holiday early as they have tickets for Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons at the NEC so Chris and Gill will meet them at the airport tomorrow to check in at 6.30am. Our flight departs at 9.00am for Newark where we have about 4 hours to kill before flying onto Las Vegas.
... smile. We did it...and it was GREAT!
Pol rode the first 2 hours and found the motorways to be a common sense affair; 3 lanes - Left = slow lane, middle = medium speed land and right lane = fast lane - AND everyone figured this out and drove accordingly.
Overtaking on the right only and courteous drivers made the journey relaxed - AND everyone one the road seemed to know their place and which lane to use - COURTEOUSLY. Merges were smooth and uneventful...a ...
Usual morning routine with Tony and Estrid. Sad to farewell them this morning as we push on north. There were a few things en route to see, but we decided we didn't want to go there enough to divert travel. We did call in to Cirencester and Ludlow, both roman towns with castles and abbeys and beautiful homes and streets. We spent an hour in both. In between we stopped at a roadside pub, Peacock Inn, which was as dated 14thC. ...
Spent Thursday morning at the National Motorcycle Museum on the outskirts of Birmingham. We looked at over 800 different bikes. Bikes dating from early 1900s to present day.
After the museum we heading west across England. We stopped at the town of Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury is the birth place of Charles Darwin. It is a beautiful old town with a good mixture of old and new. It has a castle, Abbey and plenty ...
... visited the Shrewsbury
Museum which had very good displays
about the pre roman occupation of the site, and the effect of the roman
occupation of Britain
on the way of life of the previous inhabitants. Romans never lived in Shrewsbury itself, and
their main town was nearby, where Wroxeter is today. The museum building itself ...