George Hotel Dorchester-on-Thames
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... the river and there are beautiful reflections in its mirrored surface. First stop, Boulters Lock - the longest and deepest on the Thames. It is famed for E J Gregory's painting of 1898 titled 'Boulter's Lock - Sunday Afternoon'. This used to be the place to see and be seen and the picture is stuffed with boats, punts, parasoled ladies and blazered young men. Today there is no-one about except me. The lock name derives from 'bolter' meaning 'miller' as there used ...
... is always hard, but I am sure I will be back again. On Wednesday I drove to Whitby over the Yorkshire moors. It is such a strange and wonderful landscape, with no trees, purple and green shades of heather, interspersed with little white woolly dots - the sheep that graze on that seemingly inhospitable landscape. I always wanted to have fish and chips in Whitby, and that dream has been realised. I walked past a little shop that didn't look much from the outside, ...
... t complain! I am writing this while sitting in the pub downstairs. It is very warm in here and I was not yet ready to go to bed. It is not a very well frequented pub and is trying to be a bit of a sports bar. There are three or four people at the bar and two playing pool behind me. Quite pleasant really. Tomorrow I have booked a tour that will take me through some very interesting local features but I won't say what they are. I'll save that for tomorrow's blog ...
... Nikki's request to allow a taxi to collect them, and suggested that she wait until the next port. That would be Tenerife in 6 days time! We departed later than scheduled and with all 2050 passengers on board, however Anna may have cost Royal Caribbean a fine, as much as £10k for every extra 15 minutes spent in port. Despite the ships relatively diminutive size, it took 3 days at sea before we met Anna again. She recounted her story and came to the rescue, she was able to loan both ...
... see the plane rushing down the runway and taking off which is pretty cool. These huge planes also have pretty good entertainment and Emirates has a small lounge area where you can go get drinks or snacks during the flight.
Our whole experience with Emirates was really good this time. I appreciate that they have gotten much better at their business than there were years ago and I'm glad I tried flying them again.