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Travel Blogs from March
So here we are back in Blighty with any lost weight well and truly back on after spending the last month with family and friends. As promised we are detailing the statistics of our trip so here goes:
Total Cycle days: 43 days
Fastest cycle speed: 39 mph
Most miles in one day on cycle: 96 (154km)
Least miles in one day on cycle: 14 (25km)
Distance travelled by cycle: 2350 miles (3782km)
Distance travelled by boat: 260 miles (420km)
... I opted for the serviced apartment, which was just right for a few days at a time during the week and I even made the most of it and spent the weekend there once, it was almost like home (except almost a hundred miles from it!). With everything you need when away from home, I even had the luxury of arriving to bread, milk and cheese and condiments etc in the cupboards. Those little touches make such ...
... blown away by the wonderful way in which it was presented, I was actually looking forward to seeing it.
Just on the outskirts of Cambridge, Duxford is a large collection of hangars stuffed full with aeroplanes, militaria and wartime exhibits. The first hangar we went into was huge. It has aeroplanes from the earliest of Wright brothers paper, string and glue types right up to Concorde.
Being slightly claustrophobic, ...
... it is a pretty shaggy story) heard peels of laughter from the other side of the hangar.
She did now.
I was slightly taken aback when I walked into the last hangar and spotted a large number of German soldiers with rifles slung carelessly on their shoulders. Hello?
But it was ok. When I walked a bit further, I came across their rucksacks, discarded scruffy trainers and distressed jeans, which they had changed out of for the filming ...
Yes its time to hide beneath the duvet as the nights draw in - Vienna already seems a long way away as studies and work inch along at a snails pace. The only link to the outside world is my 1000 places to see before you die desk calendar that sits taunting me - today Oaxaca :o( Dreaming ...