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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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John Betjeman begged friendly bombs to fall on Slough.
How about-- Come rising seas and swallow up Folkestone?
Words can't adequately convey the sheer awfulness of this town. The sea and pebbly beach are perfectly nice - but good grief!
The horrible 60s brutalistic architecture - right on the beach front, the litter, the huge expanse of black asphalt stretching as far as the eye can see - on the beach!
I guess it used to be where ...
... This is amazing. According to legend in 1835 James Newlove lowered his son into a hole in the ground that had appeared during the digging of a duck pond. The boy emerged describing tunnels covered with shells. He had discovered the Shell Grotto, it's walls decorated with strange symbols mosaiced in 4.6million shells. Noone can explain why or by whom. It really is worth a visit if you are over this way.
... the Iron Age. You can see my photos below of the Roman Pharoses (a.k.a. lighthouses) which were built after the Romans invaded in AD 43.The church I took pictures of is Norman. The castle itself was built during Henry II's reign and was completed during the 1180s. That makes this castle around the same age as the castle in Canterbury-quite the difference in the way they have been preserved. Henry II was the great builder of keeps. Henry used this tower as a residence, but it ...
... and watching the water. After an hour and a half we docked in Calais. Just like that, we were in France! Everything is so close together here. It's really amazing to us, like traveling between states!
As we walked to the passenger exit, we gathered with the rest of our tour group. In all, there are sixteen of us, so it's a relatively small group which is very nice. It's easy to talk to everyone. We all waited and waited for the door to open, but ...
... these ceremonies normally are, we were a little surprised. The realisation that perhaps we were in the wrong place dawned on us, and a quick walk back to the Cathedral’s west entrance confirmed that we had missed the proceedings by a minute or two!
A lovely evening catching up on events of the last year and a quick check on the weather forecast for tomorrow’s flight and we were ready to retire for the night.