The Bell Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sandwich
... is as we heard abit of a dump, lots of industry. I struggeled with the wrong side of the road concept and we both failed numerous times to navigate out of the place! A quick 32 mile cycle along flat, boring french roads untill we found a campsite to hole up for the night.
... are lush and green. Scaffolding lines the east side of the building, where some restoration of a stained glass window called "the oculus" is underway. Inside, you'll find the crypts of several archbishops and a prince. In many ways, the architecture is more impressive than what we saw yesterday, simply because it is so much older. Construction began in the 8th century, and I could visualize each limestone block being hand cut, polished and laid into ...
... day, I had forgot to pick up the grill - Great! We were left with a stove but nothing to balance the pots on. Luckily, I found some rocks and balanced them on the platform however it was only when the burning smell hit me that it was too late. Ben and I approached the stove. BANG! A rock shot towards me, this pebble was now in half whilst Ben
and I were playing hot potato with it. It was extremely hot and simultaneously burnt ...
... with friends Philip and Pippa. They were very kind and picked me up and of we went to the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, which is one of, if not, the smallest working railway in the world. Dad & Gavin, it wouldve been a squish if it were us three on that train!!! It goes out to Dungeness, where we had lunch, went up the old lighthouse, then back on the train. It was really cool. Went back to Philip and Pippas, and saw the NZ flag ...
... the five "Cinque Ports" of South-East England created in 1155 by King Henry II. Due to silting of the River Stour, Sandwich is now two miles from the sea and is no longer a significant port.
Somehow or other our little group gets separated in this small town, considered as one of the best preserved medieval towns in England. Margarita and I wander ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility