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... a lady who had 2 ferrets. They sleep 20 hours a day but she would take them out for a stroll on the wall for some exercise. It was hilarious. We also stopped and had hazelnut and chocolate gelato, it was delicious. The man even gave us a free scoop of berry sorbet which was awesome. It definitely made up for lunch. Then we got back on the bus and headed to Whitby. It was another 2 hour bus ride where I couldn't see much but ...
... people started asking about what we were doing. The going was great under foot all the way to Robin Hoods bay. A few slippy bits especially on the steps but fine. I was surprised to over take Nikki Carr but she soon sped past me.
Into Robin Hoods bay checkpoint and out as quickly a I could despite a nice selection of goodies. I had already added my second sachet of chia charge to my bottle as I arrived at the checkpoint which just needed filling up with ...
... which catered to both priests and nuns, it was laid waste by the Danes in 867. Eventual the ruins were rebuilt by an ex soldier turned monk. It flourished until 1540 when King Henry V111 ordered many such churches and Abbeys disolutioned. The ruins of the abbey were still an impressive land mark to many and are said to be one of the inspirations of Bram Stokers Dracula, standing in the ruins today you can very easily see how the imposing structures could inspire ...
... about getting Hoka's so asked a few people what they thought of their's and tried to remember which ones not to get as I wanted them slip away!
Up from the stream and onto to the Moor I forgot we headed down to the Lyke Wake route before we head up to the Cross. It was great to see John Vernon and Mark Dalton there, poor lads as this would be the last check point too so they would be out for a long time.
Over the Moors to the trees
"where the devil and his children still walk with earthly feet."
So, Halloween was looming.....and the Gibbs Family were heading North to attend Cousin Sharon Worman's wedding to Paul Kirkwood. It was to be a Gothic Wedding on Friday the 31st of October...and where better to have it but Whitby in North East England. Whitby is one of the settings in Bram Stoker's novel "Dracula" and the town hosts a bi-annual event known as The Whitby ...