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Aug 20, 2005 - Isle of Wight - Cowes Sailing Week and Fastnet Race

After 6 months travelling it felt amazing to finally arrive in the UK and collapse exhausted on the doorstep of Alex, Hannah and Freddy Toone in London. After the usual round of drinking, eating, unpacking and washing we finally felt like we were slowing down...but Cowes week beckoned! Cowes Sailing week held each year on the Isle of Wight is the worlds largest sailing event. Over 1,000 boats and around 15,000 people decend on the sleepy Solent town of Cowes (that boasts 7 yacht clubs) for a week of drinking and a little sailing. The...

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London the Long Way

May 4, 2005 - Isle of Wight, England

I spent my first week in Isle of Wight which is just off the coast of southwest England. I stayed with John & Carol at there place in Cowes, which is fun town where John & Carol grew up. We were on the go the whole week visiting family & friends and hitting the pubs in the evening. We were so busy I never got my camera out so there no pictures. I do have some of Sacy France which will be in the next entry. While we were in Isle of Wight we looked at a house John & Carol are interested in buying. The house is over 200 years old and was...

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