Travel Blogs from Portsmouth
England was not what we were expecting. The horrific ice age we had heard about leading up to it seemed very anticlimactic. Not a patch of snow anywhere. Needless to say there was plenty of rain and fog though.
We had booked into a travel lodge just before Bigwig's sale and had decided to remain there 3 nights simply to recuperate, plan …
We got to Petersfield where we stayed at the Cricketers Inn.
That night Heather met us to take us to their place for a meal. It was good to see both Mike and Heather who we hadn't seen for 5 years. They were annual visitors to Jajarawong for many years.
Next day Heather took us by train to Portsmouth...in particular to see the Maritime Museum.
The area taken up by the museum is large and is in ...
Sunday 15th September
Cycled from Amberley to the River Adur and back again (about 24 miles in total).Lots of ups and downs as we have come to expect but great views down to the sea and to the north Downs. It was a bit of a blustery day. We were cycling into a very strong head wind on the way back and then it started to rain!
Camped at a wooded site near the village of Grafton. Saw lots of vintage cars making their ...
... immense in character - palm trees and golden beaches, cerulean lagoons, seasonal whale watching seas and banana leaves for Sunday lunch along with short plane rides to neighbouring islands such as Aitutaki!
Looks like I might have totally underestimated the depth and expanse of the islands and now rapidly researching ways to maximise my stay there. The consensus is that a ...
... was established after the Norman Conquest. Surviving medieval structures include the 12th-century great tower and a royal residence of the 1390s. We looked through Porchester Castle with the help of a self guiding instrument. The small church on the grounds, St Mary's is an old Augustinian priory chapel, built in the twelfth century. The Augustinian Canons moved to the village of Southwick by 1155 due to lack of space; they built the priory which was one of just ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
ok. we found an empty bottle of vodka under our bed, but other than that.. ok.
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