De Vere Staverton Park Hotel
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... says Rick, we just talked generally about work.
So what did you say? I ask. Well, says he, I told him I worked in IT and when I asked him what HE did, he said he was on a few company boards.
Apparently Prince Michael didn't miss a beat. He's probably dining out on the story to this day... the crass American who didn't have a clue who he was. As Rick doesn't spend his days reading Hello magazine, I wasn't all that surprised to be honest.
BUT I can report ...
We are now nearing the end of our tour. UK has had a few hiccups but overall we have had a lovely time. Highlights include cruising on Lake Windemere, visiting the Shakespeare homes including his mother, Mary Arden's working Tudor farm, visiting other Cotswolds villages and cruising on the Avon River. Staying in ...
... developed by Turing and associates at Bletchley. It is the equivalent of 36, three-dial Enigma machines and enabled the speed needed to within 12 or 18 hours to break the German code for the day. Even at that there was still a lot of human deductive brain power that went into deciding that the code had been broken . . . every day.I'm going to quote from the Bletchley code guide book what was involved. It's long, so if not ...
... this binary creation has over 15000 switches each one containing an incredibly unsuitable fuse, that blew every three or four uses. The solution for this was fairly simple- never turn the thing off, and the fuse will not blow. Another incredible piece of information is that the Germans made the machine small and compact, complete with deciphering material and created what is compatible to wifi. We found out about early computers and electronics and Nic enjoyed ...
... to place but further 200 km or so additional mileage.
Part 4 San Francisco
Friday 2nd to Monday 5th May Argonaut Hotel San Francisco 3 nights
Sunny but very cold winds. Nice hotel. Explored and ate out various places.
Monday 5th May San Francisco to Heathrow arrived Tuesday 6th.
Depart 19:45 arrive 14:00 flying time 10:15 Virgin, awful crowded flight with not enough room.
Combined mileage 6489km or 4,032 miles