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Oct 12, 2017 - Goss Hall, Sandwich
@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Here’s some of what the Lonely Planet – England chapter Canterbury & Southeast England has to say about Sandwich: As close as you’ll get to a living museum, Sandwich was once England’s fourth city (after London, Norwich and Ipswich). It’s a fact hard to grasp as you wander its drowsy medieval lanes, ancient churches, Dutch gables, crooked peg-tiled roofs and overhanging timber-framed houses. Once a port to rival London, Sandwich began its decline when the entrance to the harbour silted up in the 16th century, and this...Jump to full entry
Apr 20, 2008 - Welcome to Sandwich, England!
We're here!! On Saturday the 19th, Paul arrived in London (from India)around 1pm and I arrived at 1030p. We stayed overnight at the Hilton at the airport and were out the door early on Sunday to catch our eastern bound train. Our taxi drove by Buckingham Palace so we could wave at the Queen and tell her we would return to have tea in May! Side bar: England is so energy efficient!! They have all CFL lighting, on/off switches for their outlets (!) and on-demand waterheaters in the showers. How cool is all that?!! Even when we were in Mexico,...Jump to full entry