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A Quck Dover One With Kris and Char feb 2011

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Right was bout time our Troglodyte pulled his finger out and came to visit with Peach,and space invader came along..so monday night after the drive to my area they arrived so we spent a night and most part of the day doing dover so to speak.

Trip consisted of Doe , The hospital Postern,st martins deep shelter ,Crete road resevoir and hills resevoir followed by st margarets esplanade tunnel ,the grand shaft and to finish off Winchelsea tunnels..Havnt got pics from all the locations but some from 4 places on the list !

Pics !




That was a few from DOE..now a few from Crete Road




Some of the grand shaft one angle looks pretty much the same as the other :)



And end of the trip was Winchelsea







Not exactly a groundbreaking explore but we all had fun

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Thanks for the invite mate :D

was fun..you gunna do a report onwinchelsea sure you got plenty of pics

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Great pics myself and my lad are going to attempt to do Winchelsea tomorrow morning amongst other locations !!! :D

Its a nice relaxed explore meat youll enjoy it

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