Travel Blogs from Hayling Island
We got to Petersfield where we stayed at the Cricketers Inn.
That night Heather met us to take us to their place for a meal. It was good to see both Mike and Heather who we hadn't seen for 5 years. They were annual visitors to Jajarawong for many years.
Next day Heather took us by train to Portsmouth...in particular to see the Maritime Museum.
The area taken up by the museum is large and is in ...
... s taken during the flower festival in June this year, which I have to admit looked stunning.
We have decided that in a parallel universe we have fully completed the SDW and given our knowledge and expertise of this route we have devised a number of hints for anyone planning to cycle the SDW:
- Invest in a good mountain bike (a lady's shopper just doesn't cut it).
- Don't cycle - walk!
- Stay overnight ...
... It was a simple click of the mouse and the guide was ordered for a bargain price through Amazon (the company, not the rainforest) - cheap joke ahoy!
Having now had it in my excitable hands for a few days, it is giving me the distinct feeling that I might need more time than planned to explore the 'once in the lifetime' lands of the Cook Islands. They seem to be small in ...
... we were standing we could see both the railway line and the road so were fairly confident that we knew where we were and identified a stand of trees on the horizon as the likely location for the Pig Bush car park so we set off in the genral direction of the trees using any paths that seemed to be heading where we wanted to be. After a short while we heard a birdsong that sounded typical of one of the Sylvia family which includes Blackcaps, Whitethroats and many others but ...
... monitor the weather from the comfortable surroundings of the flying club’s lounge, meeting up there with our friends Val and Den. Consensus was to depart earlier rather than later, after the fast moving clouds had cleared from the south-east of England. There are two choices of routing from Manston to Dunsfold; either to the north or south of London Gatwick airport’s air traffic zone, we chose the former as possibly having the better weather.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center