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Plymouth celebrates 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower

Plymouth is primarily known as the place from where the Pilgrim Fathers embarked on their voyage to America, and this year the town is celebrating the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower. In the eighteenth century Captain James Cook set … Continue reading

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Cruising on the Douro in Porto

  Major cities tend to be based near rivers and Porto in Northern Portugal has the River Douro. I was on a trip there with several colleagues and one way of seeing a city is from the river. We chartered … Continue reading

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A View to Die For

The main reason for staying at the 60 bedroom, Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth has to be its location overlooking the harbour and of course for me the fact that they have dog-friendly bedrooms. Ours, with picture windows looked over to … Continue reading

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