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 Saturday, September 29, 2018

Salisbury is a wonderful city.
They have a famous cathedral there, Salisbury Cathedral.
My friends have been suggesting for quite a long time that I visit.

It is a very convenient trip from lodgings on Bow Road.
This saves money and it’s totally practical.
I went to the train station to check the schedule, to see when I could go.

The initial plan was to go there for a day.
Just take a look and return the same day.
The cathedral is very beautiful.

Salisbury Cathedral is famous throughout the world.
It’s famous for its 123-metre spire.
It’s famous for its clock, one of the oldest working clocks in the world.

I walked around, enjoying those beautiful English Gothic buildings.
I went to a park, but there was nowhere safe to sit.
One man was so frightened of the benches he had brought his own seat.

It was impossible to get anywhere because of the awful weather.
I wanted a hot meal because I was drenched.
Unfortunately the restaurant was closed, it did not say why.

One day in Salisbury is enough.
There’s not much you can do there.
I absolutely did not go anywhere near any sensitive military targets.

I really wanted to see Stonehenge, Old Sarum, and the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
But it didn’t work out because the transport system was paralysed.
Maybe I will give it another try tomorrow.

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