Travel Blogs from Lowestoft
... Crowland for lunch. It's amazing what you find off the major roads. We had lunch near a small three way bridge that crossed a stream at it's junction with another, hence the need for a three way bridge. It was called Trinity Bridge, and the first bridge on the site dates from the year 970AD (no there's not a number missing from the year). There's a statue on the bridge that is thought to be either Christ, or King Ethelred.
We were making good ...
... NORWICH CASTLE AND did the complete tour. this is one of the best example of an intact medieval castle.
We walked around the Cathedral but we were to late....closed
So it was to find the oldest pub for dinner .."the Adam and Eve"....we past the Wig and Pen.....nearly as old.
GOOD meal, and a slow walk back to the hotel.
After a few days getting acquainted with London we hired a car from Kings Cross (challenging enough) and headed north east to Suffolk via some cute English villages (and fun navigating the roads without GPS!). Our purpose was to visit 88 year old Aunty Pat (AP) Roe’s adopted aunt - Lesley’s real aunt who lives in Aldeburgh.
Her gift is hospitality and boy were ...
... Stratford station. All 3 of us plus bikes plus a woman with a pushchair squeezed into a lift. When the doors opened on the opposite side we found we were so wedged in that we could nt get out at all. Thought that might be the end of our hol.
We arrived at our hotel at about 5.30, drank too much celebratory red wine and went to ...
... 5 22nd Mons en Laonnois to Epernay. 60 miles.
Another long day. Some stunning views expected. (Means hills)
Day 6 23rd Rest day in Epernay.
Day 7 24th. Epernay to Troyes 63 miles.
Long but hopefully not too hilly
Day 8 25th Morning round Troyes, ...