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An early start this morning and as usual we got an earlier train , which was boarding in 5 mins, so we arrived in Dover before we had left France.
The worst thing that struck us was the awful state of the English roads. The concrete M20 is diabolical. What on earth foreign visitors must think - its an awful welcome to the country.
The Spanish road system is superb and the French roads were all open in snow and ice.
This was ...
... to meet people leaving " because the line is too long" . Two gents say they have been waiting an hour so are not going and give us their tickets, number 14. When we get into the theatre it is packed and they are handing out tickets number 24! We actually then only wait about 10 minutes before number 14 is called those two gents should have been more patient! The tender ride was about 10 minutes to a part of the new area ...
... us a guided walk around this interesting town. I had not known that Winchester cathedral was actually built by William the Conquer over 900 years ago.
We drove then to stay out in the country for the night, lovely hotel.. watched rabbits on the lawn while we had dinner, (sun still shining brightly). A bit different to watching kangaroos in Aus!!
... my earings!! Other things happening included, militia re-enactments, ale brewing, wealthy merchants into philosophy, women sewing clothes by hand, children playing with wooden toys, jailers showing punishment possibilities. (I thought D on a wooden plaque round the neck stood for Dunce but my friends thought it hilarious when the jailer corrected me and said it was for Drunkard!!!) All the participants were very knowledgeable about their particular place in the ...
... like wakefulness. Throwing everything into a bag and double checking train times and tickets, I locked my door and headed out at 6:30 to catch the 6:44 train. It was on time today: entire station smelt like jelly doughnuts and I'm not sure why. The ride to Temple Meads it pretty boring and I read a newspaper, got off and hunted for the train to Portsmouth (labelled such) at the very end on platform 15. The turn around for that was pretty quick and I got on, found my seat ...
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