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Across the English Channel

1 May 2013 | Transport

Flying from Verona in Italy to London Gatwick in England I could look north from my British Airways 737 window seat and see just how close England (on the left) is to France (on the right).

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Folkestone & Dungeness

25 September 2011 | Places

Maureen and I zoomed out of London on the high speed rail line from London to Folkestone, it follows the Eurostar route out of St Pancras station. ▲ Folkestone is just along the coast from Dover. Back in the pre-Eurostar days Folkestone-Boulogne was the poor cous...

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First Atlantic Crossing, First Jet Lag

2 December 2009 | Transport

  In 1919 John Alcock and Arthur Brown made the first flight across the Atlantic. And experienced the first case of jet lag. In November Maureen and I drove from Galway to Clifden on the west coast of Ireland. Just north of Ballconneely, 4km south of Clifde...

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