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... so far as it is right on the river (the name gives that away) and has some very fine rooms. However, we did our best to make the hotel room look like a Chinese laundry as we needed a few fresh clothes. I'm not sure what the owners thought of our assortment of clothing strategically draped in variously parts of the bathroom.
The weather forecast hadn't looked that favourable and as we read the front pages in the newsagent the previous day there seemed to be a day of reckoning coming. Of course this was overstated, but as we sat in the B&B eating our breakfast, the rain started to pour down to add to the high winds that had whipped-up overnight.
In that sort of weather it doesn't really matter what you wear in terms of waterproofs as nothing is going to ...
... just up the road. We therefore set out at about 10 with our aim to do the first 30k to Kings Lynn for a coffee and then straight on to Downham Market.
We had only got to the outskirts of Hunstanton when I spotted a 'famous' bike shop called Fat Birds and so we had to stop to see what we could buy. I ended up with a nice Norfolk cycling top - happy days.
As always the wind seemed to be partially against us as ...
... clothes until the rain eases off. Will look round tomorrow morning, if it is dry.
Strange experience when went down for dinner, as short extracts from a hymn was played from time to time for a large group, which at first looked like a wedding but then I was told it was a prom.
41 miles today making a total of 521 miles or 833km. Next three days expected to be much harder, as a lot more climbing and will be turning into the ...
... lots of rabbits including two black ones.
Fri 15th July
A hot day. The Nene Valley Railway had a steam engine going up and down with no carriages – possibly a driver training course. Also about ten parachutes dropped out of an aeroplane not far away. We visited Ferry meadows, where there are two mooring pontoons in Overton Lake – maybe we’ll use them on the way back. Then we passed Peterborough Yacht Club, which looked ...