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We are now staying with Craig's relatives in Hythe, Kent for a couple of days. Today we spent the day at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and had a great time. We especially loved the big cats, gorillas and baboons. The park is in a great location overlooking the English Channel and the animals have great places to ...
... UK (and 2 Aussies) descended the numerous flights of stairs to the car decks – I could have sworn it was this one? No? Okey Dokey … lead on Denise. Ahh, there she is … :|
So how long does it take to get off a ferry? Bugger all as a matter of fact; we were off before I realised we had actually docked. So here we are screaming up the wrong side of the road (well the correct side for the bulk of European humanity apparently) and no "by your ...
... very clever tricks. Budwelyn castle was a castle that we had been to before this was very interesting and was great fun to look around whilst learning along the way there were so many rooms it was crazy! But we had our audio guides and managed to get through all the rooms and at the end there was palace where you could get a photo taken in Victorian clothing so we did so it was pretty funny getting dressed up in the Victorian clothes I ...
... banks and matching people and names and places. What an incredible couple they are. Following, this special moment, we headed up the road to Frances' home as a child. 'Berwick', Stone St. Lympne. Frances was the oldest of 9 children, so it was amazing how they all managed to squeeze into to this abode. This home was sold 18 years ago, when Uncle Peter, and Auntie Mary moved up to Norfolk. John's memory of this home came back to him and he ...
Our final stop was to have been a return visit to the New Forest site, to say goodbye to Mum before heading back across the Channel, but guess what – they were closed due to flooding, as were two other Caravan Club sites in the area. Again, John did a lot of emailing and phoning and booked a site at St Leonard’s called Shamba Holidays. We packed up and set off in sunshine, but as we neared ...