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SHORT BREAK,GREENWICH,DOVER,CANTERBURY.

Ferry ride to Calais.

In the month of July , a year or two back, i took a short break with a friend ,to south east
England. The duration was for 4 days. --- First was a visit to London to Greenwich, mainly
to see Cutty Sark. This is a Victorian Tea Clipper,that was built in Scotland in 1869 .
It was one of the fastest clipper ships. It is 963 tons. It is situated in King William Walk
Greenwich,which is in a large bend in the river Thames. Across the river is Docklands
and Canary Wharf, with the skyscrapers. Also on show near the Cutty Sark is Gipsy
Moth 1V, 53ft long [16m.] This is the boat of Sir Francis Chichester, the round the world
sailor. Next i stayed in Dover, in southeast Kent on the coast.. Dover is a major port.
A medieval castle on the cliff top dominates the town,. Dover has been the Gateway
to England for centuries.. Next to the castle is a Roman Pharos or Lighthouse it is
60ft high, it was higher in Roman times.. Next to the Pharos is St Marys church, a late
Saxon building., today it is the Garrison church. -- A train from London to Dover takes 1 hour 45 minutes or just 1 hour by HST. From Dover i took the train to Canterbury about 30 minutes.------- GREENWICH  LONDON    Cutty  Sark,  one of  the  fastest clipper ships.

GREENWICH LONDON Cutty Sark, one of the fastest clipper ships.

GREENWICH  LONDON    --   River  Thames.

GREENWICH LONDON -- River Thames.

GREENWICH   LONDON.  -  Cutty  Sark  in  King  William  Walk.  --Victorian  Tea Clipper.

GREENWICH LONDON. - Cutty Sark in King William Walk. --Victorian Tea Clipper.

GREENWICH   LONDON,  --  Across  the  River  Thames,  Docklands  and  Canary  Wharf.

GREENWICH LONDON, -- Across the River Thames, Docklands and Canary Wharf.

GREENWICH  LONDON  ---  GIPSY  MOTH  1V.  53ft  [16m

GREENWICH LONDON --- GIPSY MOTH 1V. 53ft [16m

long. -- Round the world sailor Sir.Francis Chichester.]DOVER  ENGLAND,  Guesthouse,  Bed  and  Breakfast.

DOVER ENGLAND, Guesthouse, Bed and Breakfast.

DOVER  ENGLAND.   Sleigh  Parking  !   ---  Sorry  No.  Just  the  end  of  hotel  name.

DOVER ENGLAND. Sleigh Parking ! --- Sorry No. Just the end of hotel name.

DOVER  ENGLAND ...  Dover  town  from  Castle.

DOVER ENGLAND ... Dover town from Castle.

DOVER  ENGLAND.   Dover  beach  from  castle.

DOVER ENGLAND. Dover beach from castle.

DOVER  ENGLAND.  --  Left  to  right.   Castle,  Roman Pharos,  & St  Mary  Church.

DOVER ENGLAND. -- Left to right. Castle, Roman Pharos, & St Mary Church.

DOVER  ENGLAND.   Part  of  Dover  Harbour.

DOVER ENGLAND. Part of Dover Harbour.

DOVER  ENGLAND.

DOVER ENGLAND.

DOVER  ENGLAND.--- Dover  Castle,  Medieval  castle  on  cliff  top  above  the  town.

DOVER ENGLAND.--- Dover Castle, Medieval castle on cliff top above the town.

DOVER,  ENGLAND.,   Street with  Dover  Castle  on  the  hill.

DOVER, ENGLAND., Street with Dover Castle on the hill.

DOVER  ENGLAND.--  First  pub  has you  arrive  in  England  and  the  last  has  you  leave  England.    White  cliffs  of  Dover behind.

DOVER ENGLAND.-- First pub has you arrive in England and the last has you leave England. White cliffs of Dover behind.


-----Canterbury is a cathedral city in Kent. The cathedral is Britain's oldest built in 597 AD.
The cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The city is surrounded by a
defensive wall first built by the Romans. The Christchurch Gateway is the entry to the Cathedral precinct. is from 1504-1521 ,
the statue of Christ is more resent. The cathedral has parklike lovely gardens. Dover as many ferries , my friend and i took one to Calais in France. -- CANTERBURY  ENGLAND.    City  Wall.   Wall first  built  by  the  Romans.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND. City Wall. Wall first built by the Romans.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND .    City  Wall.  Defensive  wall  around  the  City.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND . City Wall. Defensive wall around the City.

CANTERBURY,  ENGLAND.   Shopping  street.

CANTERBURY, ENGLAND. Shopping street.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND.   Bus  Station. with  Cathedral.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND. Bus Station. with Cathedral.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND.   Seven  Stars  pub  in  Orange  Street.near  Cathedral.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND. Seven Stars pub in Orange Street.near Cathedral.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND. == No  your  not  drunk.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND. == No your not drunk.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND

CANTERBURY ENGLAND

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND.   -- Christchurch  Gate,  built  1504 AD  to  1521.AD  Entrance  to  Cathedral  grounds.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND. -- Christchurch Gate, built 1504 AD to 1521.AD Entrance to Cathedral grounds.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND.     Cathedral,  Britains  oldest.   Founded  597 AD.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND. Cathedral, Britains oldest. Founded 597 AD.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND. ---  Cathedral ,seat  of  The  Archbishop  of  Canterbury.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND. --- Cathedral ,seat of The Archbishop of Canterbury.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND.   - Cathedral  gardens,   Old  Palace   11th  century.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND. - Cathedral gardens, Old Palace 11th century.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND.   Gardens.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND. Gardens.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND.    Feed  the  birds. !

CANTERBURY ENGLAND. Feed the birds. !

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND .   Cathedral  Cloisters.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND . Cathedral Cloisters.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND.  Stone  Masons  display.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND. Stone Masons display.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND --- Stone Masons,  giving a  display  of their  skills.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND --- Stone Masons, giving a display of their skills.

CANTERBURY  ENGLAND  in  the  county  of  Kent.  The  county  known  as  the  Garden  of  England.

CANTERBURY ENGLAND in the county of Kent. The county known as the Garden of England.

---Calais is a city and major port in northern France. Calais is opposite Dover across the English Channel, 21miles [34km] wide here. The ferry takes i hour 30 minutes.- A mini cruise, enjoying food and drink on board.------The currency in France is the Euro.
DOVER  ENGLAND.--  Leaving  on  a  Ferry  to  Calais  France ,on  a  Day-trip.

DOVER ENGLAND.-- Leaving on a Ferry to Calais France ,on a Day-trip.

CALAIS  FRANCE. --- A major  ferry  port in  Northern France.

CALAIS FRANCE. --- A major ferry port in Northern France.

CALAIS  FRANCE..--  Calais  Town  Hall.

CALAIS FRANCE..-- Calais Town Hall.

CALAIS  FRANCE.   Calais  Town  Hall of  Saint  Pierre.

CALAIS FRANCE. Calais Town Hall of Saint Pierre.

CALAIS  FRANCE.   Tour du Guet--   13th  century  watchtower.-- 128ft  [39m

CALAIS FRANCE. Tour du Guet-- 13th century watchtower.-- 128ft [39m

high.]The County of Kent is in Southeast England. --

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I'd love to see the Cutty Sark. Been to Dover but only passing through to get a ferry. Not really looked.

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