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... Ancient Britons who defended this place when it was a pristine stretch of coastline against the Romans.
These little craft are well maintained and attractive and I can see why. If the roads/Eurotunnel were destroyed due to some horrific disaster, they'd be the only escape route to Europe.
A kind of weird Dunkirk-style operation on reverse. Fleeing rather then fetching.
We hope to make our escape tomorrow morning, touch wood - Eurotunnel to Calais.
... and do a bit more shopping . . . . more later . . . .
Just realised we're now into Wednesday evening and this still hasn't been posted. So, here's a précis of what we've seen and done. Two days wandering around Canterbury was glorious. Magnificent balmy weather has England out in summer dress. The Cathedral is truly awe inspiring. And talks we had with one of the guides and later one of the clergy were welcomed as they put into context much of what we were ...
... Brighton, to a carpark near the beach. The Carvery buffet price of £3.79 for all you could eat wasn't on on Sundays which was disappointing after all that. Monday was another glorious blue-skied British spring day. We got the bikes out and rode around the path at the base of the white cliffs towards Brighton. Perfect for Anna's first overseas bike ride. Every man and his motorbike was out for the drive from Saltdean to Folkestone via Battle and Rye. We went back to our ...
Well after a sad goodbye to Mummy we were on our way heading to Kuala Lumpar waiting in Adelaide airport was horrible the feeling of thinking about the long trip ahead made me rethink my time. But we got on with it. After the gut wrenching feeling of flying thousands of meters into the air we started watching movies. Finally after a long 8 hour flight we were there KL ...
... go on to Folkestone without really stopping for touristy things so we went into the Moto-Highway Diner for the Internet and booked a Hotel in Folkestone. We spent most of the day driving and arrived in Folkestone at about 3:00 in the afternoon. By this time it had begun to snow fairly seriously. We checked in and went down for a few ales. Bought one and finished that off but in the meantime a bus load of pensioners turned up. One of them, John from Derbyshire, cottoned on to ...