Travel Blogs from Eastbourne
Home sweet home
Norwegian Air have a new route from Gatwick to JFK New York. Their Boeing Dreamliner made its first flight over and we took the first return flight to the UK! There's a thing. Not bad, lots of clever stuff like windows that make you think the day is passing and screens on the back of the seat in front to play with. What fun. It needs a footrest to make the seat comfortable and the snack bar needs to be better organised. That didn't affect us as we ...
... after falling off the top of a Robin burger. the site is a good un and we are quite happy until we arrive back to discover the yappy dog family in a tent next to us far to close and pointing their door at ours! how dare they, Anne very concerned that they could se r in her bed! Forgot to say that a very kind tanker driver on the way down told us our roof window was open.We had fun in the wee village and charity shopped for a ...
... Santa Creu, a fine example of civilian gothic architecture. With the growth of the city and the advances in medicine in the 19th century, the centre was unable to meet the demands of the time and construction of a new building was proposed.
Thanks to the legacy of Pau Gil, a banker, the first stone of the new building was laid on January 15th, 1902. “Sant Pau” was added to the old name of “ la Santa Creu” to honour the wishes of its benefactor. ...
Day started out cold and cloudy but we decided to go and see some National Trust properties. Turned out we only saw one due the Sat Nav. In 2009 we told the then Sat Nav, Nigel, to take us to a Roman Villa near Bicester using the post code. We ended up in a farm yard and we will never forget the look on the farmers face as he sat on his tractor and watched us do a 3 point turn in his yard. It turned out that the Villa ...
... just chatted to the guys in my carriage. The train moved off, a little jerky but not enough to warrant chocks and then half an hour later we arrived. Really really painless!
It was then 1pm and I was still feeling okay so I kept going to Sharpthorne another 100kms east. I missed a turn; got lost once; bought some more lozenges that were less like suppositories; stopped for ice-cream; and arrived mid afternoon at Ruth and Rick's place. Heaven!!
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking