George Hotel of Colchester
Travel Blogs from Colchester
Preparing for travelling has become known to me that it's a bloody nightmare! With two weeks to go the amount of boxes coming through the door full of first aid kits, mosquito nets etc is becoming unreal. I can't quite get my head around the fact I'm about to go to South Africa for ...
... and Tudor houses about in the centre of town.
The hotel looks old and rickety from outside so I stop there, thinking a cheap,character place is in order.
I park in the old barn out the back, and carry my stuff around and into the loby.
The passageways are crooked and narrow and the place feels old.
The rooms are gorgeous!
The hotel had a refit only recently and it feels like luxury.
The bed is big and soft. The ...
... us. As usual, we were doing our runabout, when looking
for a place……..nothing new!
And the rain rained on, nothing new there either.
Thankfully, we got there eventually and made ourselves at home.
1st June, to Flatford Mill, John Constable
The next day, out came the sun, balmy blue skies and ...
... we had to find our way to a small grey little trailer, which was the accomodation office. Two other students from Columbia were also on our bus so the four of us took a while wandering around campus with our large suitcases when we finally found it. Once in my flat I coulnd't find my room, but the housekeeper Ann showed it to me and how to use the key just like a hotel room. Then two boys from the flat one from Holland ...
... needles chasing old men riding Russian sidecars, so I roll up my sleeve and sign a cheque for £350.
Whereas Ewan & Charlie go on off road riding and anti terrorist training, I just go to the dentist for the first time in 14yrs and get crumbling teeth removed in sterile surroundings in a chemical fog rather than relying on a grinning toothless man in a djellaba with rusty pliers in Fez. So I open my mouth ...