Monthly Archives: May 2013

50d – Leaving Newhaven

The Coastal Path leading west out of Newhaven takes you up and over the cliffs, via Castle Hill.  Before we started the climb towards our exit from the town, we wanted to explore the western breakwater, underneath the cliffs.  We … Continue reading

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50c – Tide Mills to Newhaven

After leaving the Lost Village of Tide Mills we reached the eastern bank of the River Ouse.  The Ouse splits Newhaven in two, and we had to walk inland to the closest crossing point, a swing bridge. The swing bridge … Continue reading

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50b – Seaford to Tide Mills

The sun shone down on the sea at Seaford, turning it an amazing shade of green.  We were used to seeing a cold grey sea, or tidal flats tainted brown by mud.  This was almost Mediterranean by comparison. On the … Continue reading

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50a – Seaford

It was with delighted astonishment that the sun tried to break through the clouds for our walk today.  It made us realise how many walks we have done this year with a blanket of white cloud above us.  We parked … Continue reading

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49 – The Problem with Chalk and Flint

Whilst the rest of the Coastal Clan battled with a virus, I went back down to the south coast to meet Mark, our friend and Guest Walker.  We had been trying to get together to walk over Beachy Head and … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Paris – The Louvre

We were in Paris for just over two days.  You can’t do Paris in two days. We spent about three hours at the Louvre.  You can’t do the Louvre in three hours.  In fact, you can’t really do the Louvre in … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Paris – Walking

We walked wherever we could in Paris, although we also used the wonderful Metro and RER trains.  On our second day, we left our hotel and stopped at the Statue of Liberty – a smaller replica of the statue in New York … Continue reading

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