River Haven Hotel
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see the castle we asked why we could not see the Castle… apparently you could
see it some 43 year ago and now it had sunk or the trees had grown unsure which
but he had not got around to changing the business name. Regardless we set camp
then headed off in the direction of the said castle and bugger me there it was.
Old Roman walls with cool bits everywhere.. having worked up an appetite we
then walked into town for a feed of Fish & Chips… ...
Friday night our group had planned to have dinner and drinks at the Spreadeagle to finish off the course with a bang. And what a bang! A few too many drinks were had by all, and the night came to an abrupt end with someone from the group being escorted out by bouncers. Try as we might, we couldn't get our friend back in so we left, grabbed some food and went back to the hotel. This means Saturday ended up a bit of a wasted day, and ...
... a castle built to protect it. Smugglers liked it though and used it to avoid tax. It is a beautiful area, with a channel being dug to drain the floodplain as the river is now cut off from the sea by a big bar. Can still see the original meanders. From sea level we headed up to the top of the first sister (the highest one) and worked our way along the next four as well. Spectacular views along the coast, but too hazy to see over the Channel to France. Cliffs are ...
David the porter had phoned for a taxi for us, which arrived on the dot.
Our taxi driver was convinced I could speak Spanish as I had said one or two things which sounded real, so he started what was in essence a fairly one sided conversation, interspersed with my Spanish grunts and the occasional comment.
"Ask him whether he thinks having the Olympics here has had an effect on tourism," nudged Hetts. Yeah, right.
I think the answer was yes, a ...
... and the kitchens). We decided to skip the actual roof - it was blowing such a gale it wouldn't have been much fun up there at all.
The day was getting on, so we decided to head back down to the town on foot (much easier than the climb up would have been!). Back through the town to the station we walked, and we caught the next train back on the same line, getting off at Canterbury East station.
Just across the street from the station we could see a ...