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Bournemouth and Christchurch

My oldest friend Storme lives on the South Coast of England in Bournemouth. We have known each other for close on 25 years and there was no way I wasnt going to go and see this special soul. We took two beautifully scenic trains from Bath to Bournemouth and saw some truly spectacular scenery en route. Bournemouth was such a cool place! It reminded us quite a bit of Durban, our home town. Being a beach town it has a really cool holiday vibe to it. With Stormie playing tour guide, we also went to the absolutely postcard perfect town of Christchurch. We were mistaken for press photographers when we accidentally stumbled into a War memorial ceremony at the Christchurch Abbey and once we managed to wangle our way out of that awkwardness, we spent the rest of the day hanging out with the swans in the lagoon and exploring the cool old Norman ruins in town.

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The Bournemouth “eye”  and some of the cool rides that give Bournemouth its beautiful permanently on holiday feel.

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Mary Shelley is buried in Bournemouth and it was really cool seeing this great horror author’s tomb, still adorned with flowers by people over 200 years after her death.

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The beautiful Abbey in Christchurch.

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Some of the photos that led to the confusion of us being the memorial’s “official press photographers”. While all we were doing was being our typical nosey selves… Whoops!

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The lagoon just outside the Abbey was full of small sail boats, overly friendly swans and lots of pensioners enjoying the calm and gorgeous views.

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The Norman ruins in Christchurch which date back nearly 1000 years.  This house is known as the Constable’s house. Its kinda hard to believe this house is double storey and was the fanciest house of its time!

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This is all that is left of the Norman castle first built in the year 924 which was built to protect the area from Viking raiders. The castle was deliberately destroyed by Oliver Cromwell in the English Civil War in 1652.

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