South Lodge Hotel
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... ride to see Bastile.
The whole night was superb with the supporting acts ; Ragin Bone Man and Clean Bandit being excellent entetainment. Bastile lived up to and beyond expectations, Tom even purchased a fan girl poster!
With grest navigation skills we arrived home way past our European bedimes but had a great night out.
... in. We grabbed an audio guide and made our way through this beautiful cathedral where royal marriages and funerals have taken place. We even climbed the 100 or so steps to the Whispering Gallery where you can see the magnificent hand painted dome. Raymond climbed even more steps to the highest point where you get a great view of London's skyline. It was too high for me, peering down over the railing in the gallery sent shivers down my spine. We finished off in ...
... I was scared I wouldn't be back in time. When we got there we parked in the parking building and walked down to the beach. We went to the disgusting public toilets and then walked along the beach to the pier. They got money out and we went and ordered fish and chips. It was huge and very fatty but I ate it all coz I don't like leaving stuff on my plate. I like it with tatare and sauce and mayonnaise.
Then we ...
... For £12 each we got a starter, a main, rice, naan bread, poppadoms, and a large beer each. For my main I had the Olympic Challenge which was advertised as the hottest in the land. It was a lamb vindaloo that the waiter warned me was very very hot. He was right. I ate all of the meat but couldn't finish the sauce, there was a lot of sauce. It was good, but very hot, and I had the curry sweats going full stream. Jodi thought I was mad. We were ...
... to sit on. We were happily tucking into the grub, when a small flock of hungry birds hopped on the bench eyeing our noodles! We left, the birds stayed.
The atmosphere is so different to London. The city is full of 'suited and booted' scurrying people off to work, rushing round with take away coffee grasped in one hand and mobiles to the ear in the other. Smart buildings, shiny taxis and a rapid pace. Camden is casual and slower paced. Such a range ...
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- Free parking