Canterbury River tourAugust 21 in the United Kingdom
Well it isn’t Bruges but Canterbury does have a River and it does have a river tour.
A very pleasant fellow called Pete rowed us up and down the Stour River.
It’s about as deep as a decent bath but is amazingly clear as it drains through chalk. (Think White Cliffs of Dover).
Pleasant sit for 45 minutes, past (under) oldest road bridge in England. Originally buit by Saxons and widened in 1770’s.
Very interesting way to see the city, the flind used in the walls cuts the noise amazingly, also kills any phone reception.
Past ancient buildings including Hospital of St Thomas the Martyr Hospital where pilgrims got one night free and one drink.
Not a hospital Hospital but a plave of hospitality.
Past part of King’s School that’s ben operating since 6th Centuru. Not known if the curriculum has been updted, we can only assume.Read more