Sibson Inn Hotel
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Today was our first (and only) day without cycling. After a late breakfast we set about the job of sight seeing in Ely. It is a lovely city with much to explore and we wiled away most of the day walking about the city and paying homage at Cromwell's House and also visiting the Ely museum.
The Riverside Inn is definitely ...
... bone dry unless it is a sou'wester they would be rather too hot to wear on a bike.
Today's route would take us across the fens to the two 'famous drainage ditches that were created in the 1650's to drain the fens so that the land could be used as agricultural land - much to the annoyance of the fen-landers.
The first hour was lashing rain and high winds, but with the initial windy route, we were sometimes the beneficiaries ...
... just up the road. We therefore set out at about 10 with our aim to do the first 30k to Kings Lynn for a coffee and then straight on to Downham Market.
We had only got to the outskirts of Hunstanton when I spotted a 'famous' bike shop called Fat Birds and so we had to stop to see what we could buy. I ended up with a nice Norfolk cycling top - happy days.
As always the wind seemed to be partially against us as ...
We don't have any pressing engagements today, so take the opportunity to enjoy a slow morning. The bed is very comfortable and the room is warm, so we stay in bed reading and catching up on the news, until we realise it is lunch time. Whoops! If we want to see anything of Peterborough we had better get moving. Following a quick shower we pack our back packs for the rest of today and head out to the bus stop. The bus comes every 10 minutes and we have to wait 9 and ...
... four different stages that host live music all weekend, featuring a number of local bands - which is always good because we note the best ones so that we are able to go and see them play in local pubs if we wish. There are all sorts of river events such as dragon boat racing, raft races and wakeboarding. Then there are craft markets, continental markets and a whole host of street entertainers and vendors selling various foods to eat. A ...