The Thomas Paine Hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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It is a very quiet day and I don't think it was during the university term. I imagine going back during a term would be a completely different experience and a hub of activity.
Defrosting involved a bit of a shop and a hot Sunday lunch at the pub. Unfortunately also being winter there is little time to explore the gardens or cycle around. Nevertheless it wasn't a bad dozy ...
... hoofed it a quarter mile to a gas station and borrowed their phone to call the auto shop. The “free jump” rumor turned out not to be true and a jump cost me $45. I drove the car around for 35 minutes (only forgetting what country I was in and ending up on the wrong side of the road twice). Keep in mind that at this point I’ve basically been awake for 24 hours straight. I get home. Have the foresight to back the car into the driveway ...
... Kathy’s sunglasses which had somehow absconded. A visit to the Community Hub, and a very helpful local provided us with plenty of information about the area. A 3 kilometre walk brought us to the Chatham Historic Dockyard where we crawled over a couple of ships including one built in 1870. This was followed by a tour of the Ropery where we watched a team of three making a plus/minus 80mm rope using technology dating back to the early 20th Century. After the ...
... one on line any closer to Thetford that fitted the bill (or whose bill fitted us perhaps).
I turned out to be a very old pub, with HRM 17?? above the door. I took that to mean that a royal had stayed there. I don't think they had our room. That was approached from the outside, around the back of the hotel. It was clean, comfortable and quiet. Cows were our neighbours.
Next day we got up fairly late then headed into Thetford where we met Robert and Amy from the train when ...
... species he collected while on the HMS Beagle. The main feature of the Darwin Garden is a full size bronze of Charles Darwin as a young man at Cambridge. It is Charles as he might have looked just before leaving on the voyage that changed his life and changed the way we look at our world through the lens of science. ...