The Pier Hotel
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Day just chilling in Horsford and a spot of cheap and cheerful lunch at The Oaks. Washing done and nicely drying in the sun ready for our next stint.
Edinburgh for 2 nights then 'old London Town for 7. Plenty of people to catch up with and so looking forward to it. Will have a day up the East End, go and view the Shard plus lots more in the greatest city in the world. (Oh ok that's always debatable but certainly one of the greatest)
... s. It could actually do with a bit more fixing-up as the rain was coming through the roof making some of the steep ladders a bit more interesting than they needed to be.
We also took a short detour at Sea Pallings to see their coastal defences - middle-aged or what. Interesting though as they are 100 metre islands of rock that run parallel to the bean about 100m offshore. They create small strips of sand leading in arcs out ...
... mix of food for our evening meal. I had a pot noodle and a tin of tuna, while Sal revelled in chicken legs and salad. The B&B was also run by a most odd couple. The set of rules were quite interesting as well including when you were allowed to have your showers (in your own room) and repeated reminders to turn off any electrical equipment the instant that it wasnt being used. 52k today 155k ...
So back to Essex and of course no card ... sigh. I decided to call up the Headquarters in The Netherlands. They answer in Dutch but soon swap seamlessly to English when they hear my Aussie twang (or it might have been cause I whimpered "does anyone speak English?). So we discuss why the card has arrived; it seems that it had been sent to the wrong address (even though they had emailed me the address details earlier ...
... shorts and deck shoes. We ended up having some lunch at Adnams brewery. Nice bit of food, but expensive.
The B&B is really nice, recently refurbished and with a lovely deep bath in the room.
We had an evening meal at Prezzos in Beccles which is a converted cinema with the high domed room. Another one to add to our collection of unusual eateries.
54K today - 103K overall.