The Carlton Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ipswich
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 ...
... you think, anything you would particularly like us to cover? Forgive the song choices, I've always had an eclectic aka cheesy taste in music for which Graham takes absolutely no responsibility for but I just can't help myself. Music makes the world go round so I just think it's apt to include links to those songs that just might have a link to what I'm jabbering on about, however ...
... I realised that there was a good reason why the sign said "cyclist use footbridge. The combination of a slippery surface and a ben in the road had clearly been the downfall of a number of cyclists over the years.
The Hotel in Saxmundham was excellent and we availed ourselves of the set meal and a glass of red wine for a tenner - who can resist such a bargain?
49K today, 49k overall
Despite a prompt departure we managed to entangle ourselves in two snarl ups on the motorway. The M3 and M25 ( of course). 6 hours later we realised we had missed ferry so we made our way directly to Felixstowe. Eating in a nice restaurant that used to ...
... now, then a 5 hour wait at Heathrow, then a 12.5 hour flight to Hong Kong, then I think 6 hour wait there before another 12.5 flight to Cairns which apparently is stopping somewhere on the way but I have no idea where. Then to find a bus to get me to the Hostel and then the slog is done with. Worryingly my back is killing me already and I'm only 2 hours in! Argh! My thoughts right now are weird, I'm a lot more anxious about leaving Ipswich than ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking