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I woke up so sick, went back to bed and Bryan headed for the grandstand. I slept, he took many photos in the pits and of bikes parked. No racing as wind absolutely howling and rather cool. A helicopter had actually crashed on the mountain. I woke and thought I'd be well enough to go to the grandstand and join him.... Got to the township and decided no. Found a chemist and got drugs - sinus spray and cold and ...
... that the electric bilge pump was not working. This did prompt some immediate action with bailing and manual pumping and a lot of investigation after we had tied up in Peel marina. Sean and I managed to find and plug the leak and fix the bilge pump, so that was all good.
Wednesday 6th August
Marian and I took a bus to Douglas. With a population of ...
... bumpy, lumpy, holey, but still Manx!
We head from Douglas to Peel, where we have accommodation, taking advantage of The Course. The feeling when you first hit The Course as a biker returning to the island, knowing what's coming next, naming the parts of The Course as you ride, the excitement building with every bend... And then... The first unrestricted section. You know that National Speed Limit sign in the UK, the one that might mean 60mph or ...
... river and I decided to turn the beast around and head back up the mountain.
Once back at the top I headed off over another mountain road towards Kirk Michael. This road gave one the impression they were miles out in a jungle of Africa. The only difference was there was snow and ice all around!!
Riding up here was so relaxing and there was simply no need for speed. I just had to take my time and take in all the wonderful scenery.
... train rolls by and we realize that one of the tourist things to do on the Isle is ride these trains. Maybe next time because we only have today for touring and have to get to the other castle. There are a few more demonstrations as we walk around the square including a soldier giving instructions on signaling and the different instruments used to signal. He commented that semaphores were used on days when you ...