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... anyone who knows me will understand, this was a very important feature for me haha!)
The other things I still need to do are sort out my travel visas, working out just what to pack for a summer in New Zealand and scorching Asia, and starting and completing my TEFL course. All this and more before I fly away in January!
I have a lot to learn...
... br> This afternoon Mandy took us on a mystery tour into Margate to something she said would either be a Wow moment or a fizzer. It was definitely a WOW. We wound our way through tiny streets to Grotto Hill which was impassable for the motorhomes and extremely steep. Parking was again an issue but some sweet talking by Geoff to the owner of a small business and we had it sussed. We walked up the steep road to a ...
... the white cliffs of Dover so we found the walking path along the cliffs and followed it up . It was a cold and windy day but we could see the 21 miles across the channel to the French coastline. No wonder the British were worried about the German army! The cliffs are made of a chalky limestone which easily sloughs away keeping the cliffs white. An excellent reason to stay away from the edge!
We were due to get on the road by 11am but decided to hold back and wait for the storms to pass.
Eventually we hit the road by 12.30, went and filled the bike and were on our way. That was until we got to Thetford on the A11, the traffic was solid right the way down to the Mildenhall roundabout.
We always make a point to stop at Walkers Cafe for some lunch before getting ...
... br> I had a hot chocolate with it, which was quite weak. However when the owner walked by and took a look he said: “that looks like the worst hot chocolate I have ever seen” and quickly made me a new one. What a nice guy!
I took a stroll through the town until I reached the Bed and Breakfast where I am staying. Alas Dover is youth hostel free, but Bed and Breakfasts are almost as cost effective and I get my own room. The friendly owner of the B and B told me ...
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