Travel Blogs from Brighton
... at work wasn’t as eventful but we did end the evening with a great Indian
feast down Brick Lane with Pilko and Ed. I got a hot curry and they even bought
out a little cheesecake for my birthday, while the restaurant sung to me. As you
know I got Paris from Nick, money for shopping and a trip to Warner Brother
Studios to see Harry Potter world. But I’ll tell you about that one later.
So Nick and I worked all week this week ...
... up on some well-deserved time together
and chill out time, we also wanted to see the island as it really was and get
an idea for life outside of the resorts, We found that the beautiful natural
scenery is contrasted in a confronting way by areas of poverty.
Overall, we had an amazing honeymoon - the resort was the perfect spot and
Mauritius is a lovely island, it's just a shame that the wealth generated by
tourism in the country is obviously not ...
And so, eventually we landed in Gatwick and stepped right into the 1960s. I had never been to Gatwick airport and so was previously unaware of the existence of a time portal which forced the main terminal to stay in 1965. After our virtually perfect European train experiences, our train into London was delayed for half an hour due to a signal failure north of Croydon, which was of little surprise to someone used to the British rail network. ...
... with many clothing stores.
The final morning before I headed off to Bestival consisted of simply running round the streets of Brighton searching for gumboots (or Wellies as the Brits call them) and a doona for the festival but unfortunately I only came away with the doona before having to run back, pack my things and then heading to the train station with the next stop being Portsmouth Harbour Station where I would meet Paul and Alex.
... went into shock. Oh. My. God. No, people. No. The water is not "fine once you're in." It's nowhere near "not that bad, actually." You could have hung your ******* coat off my nipples and I swear, this is the last time I get into British waters without a full 7mm wetsuit. We were in there for about 10 minutes, I'm surprised I didn't get some form of flesh rotting frostbite disease.
But at least we had our Macca's lunch to ...