Travel Blogs from Rye
... end of the evening we had to watch where we were walking as they started falling back to earth! It was a magical evening though, and a great way to spend our last night of travelling.
So the next day we headed to the airport to start our homeward journey. Sam and I were flying to Sri Lanka, and stopping over in Colombo for the night, before flying to Heathrow the next day. We were put up in a complimentary beach-front hotel with breakfast and dinner, it ...
... for a while, and, of course, a huge hug to my niece Dianne and her
partner Michael. I have managed to book the next few wwoofing stops until the
end of March (then I only have April to fill to complete the year that I
promised myself I would do) and tomorrow hit the road for Kent, for a placement
that involves plucking turkeys! Wish me luck.
... was to have walked along the White Cliffs of Dover to the South Foreland Lighthouse with spectacular views over the English Channel, but what with the adverse weather, the hike is out of the question. We still get to see some pretty impressive views of the cliffs, especially from St. Margaret’s Bay and above the ferry terminal.
... hymns and psalms. Even the sermon is inspiring, and the overall experience is so much more enlightening than just a guided tour around the building.
After the service, we wander around the magnificent cathedral. We see the spot where Thomas Becket was assassinated by followers of Henry II, and his shrine, which even today is a centre for pilgrimages. We see fascinating ...
... store, public library, a Chinese take-away, a fish n'chip shop, and even a lingerie boutique.
We need some basic provisions to tide us over for the week.
"Go to Sainsbury’s in Maidstone" advises our loquacious host in Lenham. “You don’t have to pay for parking there.” Parking is expensive in Europe, ...