The Portland Hotel
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... a very bumpy landing we arrived at the terminal with s very quick disembarkation of the plane, but without a goodbye or thanks you from the air stewardess but a hope u had a nice flight from the Canadian cleaning team about to get onto the plane. The mass scrabble to find the right line at passport control was as normal as expected. With a quick connect to the FREE ( and let's say amazing wifi) a simple message of "landed safely in Toronto" ...
We took an early morning ferry from Calais to Dover and cycled the 38km to Canterbury along nice country lanes arriving just before midday. The plan was to finish officially at the Cathedral but they wanted to charge us £10 / head! Fortunately we were able to blag our way in for free, by convincing them we were pilgrims (a likely story!).
... m a motorcycle or a car until the last minute. Then reflect on how I cuss to myself about lazy drivers who go about with one headlight out, whenever I see one. Tick, tock, tick, tock. Ah ha! They don’t know they’ve got a headlight out. I never thought of that.
Enough reflection. I’ll swig my coffee down then ...
... we are looking forward to the onion rings and knickerbocker glory in the "Beefeater Griill" next door. Mission: Bed and rest before early start. Belgium beckons: famous for impossibly strong beer, Tin Tin, Eddie Merckx, Audrey Hepburn, basements and more interestingly folding up within 5 days in both World Wars. More to ...
... and after some high doses of chemo, the cells are given back.
This will involve a month long stay in hospital (probably most of September) to
prevent infection. It sounds complicated but the prognosis will be much better
at the end of it.
We have put a few photos up to show that we are still having
fun but can’t wait to get travelling again.
We keep looking ...