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... Ancient Britons who defended this place when it was a pristine stretch of coastline against the Romans.
These little craft are well maintained and attractive and I can see why. If the roads/Eurotunnel were destroyed due to some horrific disaster, they'd be the only escape route to Europe.
A kind of weird Dunkirk-style operation on reverse. Fleeing rather then fetching.
We hope to make our escape tomorrow morning, touch wood - Eurotunnel to Calais.
... and we caught a shuttle up to them. You can walk, but it was cold and and there was a strong wind coming across the Salisbury Plains. And we could hear the Army practising with their bazookas.
English Heritage are trying to control the 1 million visitors who come each year, and you need to pre book the time you want.They discourage people from just turning up. Luckily we had booked the 10am slot, so ...
... shoved it in June's bag saying please take it for the little lifeguard to which June told her, that they are tall in NZ and he's way taller than her. They knew all about NZ and one of them had a sister who had been in Christchurch in the earthquake so we had a bit of a chat, talked about Dad being in the Coastguard as well. I could just see the whitianga shed with a little shop and Dad and his mates hanging about in there just like this ...
... Orange SIM card
... fill. Bob M and I are off in a few minutes on Air Canada (I write this from Heathrow) and Mother follows us in a couple of hours on BA.
I think there will be one more post on this blog when we return home and I have still not written of our day at Royal St Georges, so a little more work remains to be done. For the first time, I forgot my camera at Royal Ashdown Forest so no photos from that day but included are some random shots from the trip.