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This past weekend I headed out to Southern England to The New Forest. The New Forest is an area covers 566 square kms. It includes a number of villages and hamlets all surrounded by gates so that the ponies, deer, cattle, sheep and donkeys aren’t able to escape.  With amazing amounts of unenclosed pasture land, the animals here have the right of way.

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For my second weekend in London, I was thrilled to join my friend Brian in a ride to (and around) Richmond Park. Richmond Park is the largest of the eight Royal Parks and the biggest enclosed space in London.

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With a few months in London ahead of me, I thought it might be fun to post London highlights along the way…so here we go!

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I was very fortunate that before I had time even think about being homesick, my friend Jenny came to visit during my first weekend in London. Jenny had a few recommendations from friends to hike (or ramble as they call it in England) the Seven Sisters route from Eastbourne out to Seaford. We lucked out with great weather and the views were absolutely beautiful.

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