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81d – Weymouth Part II

For my last post I started off by saying what I didn’t like about Weymouth. So for this post let me say what I love about Weymouth. Weymouth has a great harbourside area.  Lined with restaurants and pubs, what I … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Norway – The Stavanger to Tau Ferry

One of the principal tourist destinations in southern Norway is Preikestolen, the Pulpit Rock.  Described by Lonely Planet as “One of the world’s most breathtaking viewing platforms”, it is located just over 15 miles due east of Stavanger, on the … Continue reading

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71d – Mudeford to Mudeford Spit

Mudeford is separated from Mudeford Spit by a small channel, only 50 metres wide, which acts as the entrance to Christchurch Harbour.  We stood at Mudeford Quay and looked across the harbour entrance to Mudeford Spit and “The Black House”. … Continue reading

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67e – Itchen to Hythe

I never knew Southampton had town walls.  I suppose it’s obvious when you think about it, but I never did think about it. A lot of the town walls still exist today, something else I didn’t realise because I never … Continue reading

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66n – Chilling to Hamble-Le-Rice

Would we make the last ferry of the day?  Walk faster, everyone!  In our hurry I nearly guided us onto Hook Spit, a northward pointing spit of land which is curved like a hook and from which the local village … Continue reading

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65m – Portsmouth to Gosport

The Gosport Ferry does not take long to cross the harbour, but is well worth the trouble, and really it is not much trouble at all.  It is cheap, offers a regular service, has an open-air upper deck, and skips … Continue reading

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64c – Haying Island Part VI

Having brought ourselves down from the lofty highs of the Spinnaker Tower, our plans for the rest of the day were quite simple.  We would drive back to Hayling Island, where we only had a mile or so to walk … Continue reading

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