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Whitby, north Yorkshire, as far north as we’re going on this trip

Our drive from Cromer, with a quick stop in Skegness for a coffee, was a bit of a marathon. The GPS took us on the shortest but not necessarily the quickest route so we had all day to admire the … Continue reading

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Further up the coast to Cromer for crabs

We left Great Yarmouth, home of the smoked herring, and drove to Cromer, where crabs are the specialty. Plus of course the obligatory chips & ice cream. We’re staying at the Hotel de Paris. Drove down the lane, wide enough … Continue reading

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England East Coast, Great Yarmouth

We drove east from Bletchley Park and found a hotel on the front at Great Yarmouth, a couple of hours’ drive away.  Gt Yarmouth was the home of the smoked herring industry and the small museum dedicated to the industry … Continue reading

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Bletchley Park, home of the WWII code breakers

We drove to Bletchley Park, north of London, to visit Bletchley Park. The tourist information said “allow 4 hours” and when I see estimates I generally think “ok, we’ll be done in an hour or two” but no, we were … Continue reading

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13th May Fuente Álamo Triathlon: Puerto de Mazarrón to Fuente Álamo

Last Saturday was the 28th running of this triathlon. We’re in Puerto de Mazarron for 3 weeks and are renting an apartment on the paseo. We’d heard rumours that the event was taking place but no real information. On Friday … Continue reading

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Puerto de Mazarron – our second visit

We’re back in Puerto de Mazarron for a few weeks. This time we’re renting an apartment on the paseo overlooking the sea. The Costa Calida has a rugged coastline with many bays and natural harbours. The area around Puerto de … Continue reading

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Morning in Bibury, Cotswolds

We thought we’d spend a quiet couple of hours exploring Bibury in the north Cotswolds. It’s a very very small village with a couple of pubs & restaurants, a shop, a church and a trout farm.  We arrived just as … Continue reading

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