Apr 11 2011

Catcher in the Rye

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Yeah, right, sorry about the title, because today’s post has nothing to do with the greatest story of all time. So, why the title? My hubby and I went to Rye, a beautiful town in East Sussex for a day trip, and I caught a cold there… And I just couldn’t help it. Sorry (and I mean it)! Anyway, if you are not too mad with me, I’d like to share some of the photos I’ve taken there.

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I’ve read on a magazine that Rye was one of the prettiest towns in England, and it truly was! The town is full of old buildings (one of which is Mermaid Inn, a 600 years old building!), and there are loads of antique stores. Quality!

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Then we moved to New Romney, a tiny town in Kent, to ride the one and only Hythe and Dymchurch Railway. It’s the smallest public railway in the world!

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The rail tracks are very small as well, of course.

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It’s quite comfy inside. Well, if you are not too tall, that is. I was amazed to know that the train is not only a tourist attraction, but is still used for transporting local school children. How cool is that to be able to go to school everyday on this cutie?!

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Good-bye land of beauty! Hope we’ll visit again!

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