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Jun 10, 2017 - Isle of Wight

It was a weary group gathered at 7am for the pickup by our coach which took us over to the Isle of Wight with the coach loaded onto,the ferry along with the cars and trucks. Breakfast on the ferry, fortunately a smooth crossing as the locals lined up for the full English. This weekend is the Isle of Wight Festival - pop music for young and old with pop musicians young and old. Rod Stewart is to be the main act on Sunday. The numbers are down significantly this year, possibly in response to the terrorist concern, and the ticket touts have...

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Sep 1, 2011 - Into every trip a little rain must fall.

Joint Jottings Not every journey is worth it. We scheduled a trip to the Isle of Wight in order to visit Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s family home, Osborne House. Marilyn, the poster child for preplanning, checked out web sites and reviews of most of the lodging on the island and booked the round trip ferry trip. We left Orchard Barn early (having to pass on that last Nigel breakfast) and arrived at the ferry terminal, only to be told that the ferry would be 30 minutes late! That should have told us to turn around and head...

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