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The Coastal Path in Amsterdam – Leidsebosje

On the second day of our stay in Amsterdam we had booked to go and see Anne Frank Huis, but not until early afternoon.  We decided to head out early and go for a walk around the city to see … Continue reading

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52d – Brighton Part V

We dragged ourselves away from the pier entertainments to continue our way west.  As we walked back down the planks of the pier the seagulls glided overhead, hoping to swoop down and pick up stray scraps of food.  Occasionally, one … 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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45c – Hastings to St Leonard’s

Just after Hastings Pier the beachfront promenade splits into upper and lower levels.  The lower level sits exactly underneath the upper, so it has protection in the rain.  Our party split:  it being sunny, I stayed on the upper level; … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path in Cologne – The Rhine Part 3

The Zoobrücke, literally “Zoo Bridge” is so called because it lies just to the south of Cologne’s zoo.  We weren’t going to the zoo today.  Instead we went to Skulpturenpark which was right next to the bridge.  It had a cafe, and we … Continue reading

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38a – Folkestone Part I

We arrived back at Folkestone on one of those sunny winter mornings where even the smallest detail in the distance can be seen in sharp clarity.  We parked at the top of the cliff overlooking the beach.  The tide was … Continue reading

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36a – Deal

Deal, it has to be said, seemed to offer a point of interest for us at every few yards.  We started our walk today towards the northern end of the town, and within a few steps came across an information board … Continue reading

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