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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)
Today was forecast to be a bit wet and they certainly weren't wrong. It started raining at 6am and then got progressively heavier. We put on our best wet weather gear knowing that it was going to have little effect given the torrential nature of the downpours. Fortunately it was only a shortish route today of about 40K. The aim was to try and get to the satiation just after lunch and then find a nice coffee shop.
We were ...
... beach cafes and sat in the sunshine while enduring the bracing breeze. Hemsby was a bit of a surprise. It wasn't as nice as I thought it would be. I had quaint seaside town in mind and it turned-out to be more of an areas saturated with 1970's holiday camps each with their original chalets. The B&B was a bit out of the areas so we walked expectantly to a pub on the sea front that the ...
... the toll for getting there for a vehicle over 3.5 tonne (us) was supposed to be almost 20 pound however when Denise leaned out the window to greet the toll lady I'm sure she heard our accent and decided we weren't English and charged us only 5 pound. Very reasonable we said as we raced away before she could change her mind.
More about Wonderful Wales in next blog. Thanks for reading.
Denise and Col
... We were going to negotiate the famous ferry across the river Blyth, but as there was a bridge about 0.5k up the river, we opted for that instead. We did take a picture of the ferry which has been operated by the same family since the 1920s with the current operator being the great great grand daughter.
Southwold turned out to be everything it was billed to be. Full of Londoners on hols with their ...