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Jul 22, 2012 - Athertons leave, Grimes Graves, and Wicken Fen

Sunday, July 22, 2012 This morning, Paulette and Mike left us to go to Heathrow. They'll fly home tomorrow. We've had a great time with them – saw lots of things, ate at some good pubs, and laughed a lot. We will miss them. We decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather, and drive up to Grimes Graves. They are not graves at all, but the filled in shafts of Neolithic flint mines. The area around Thetford was once a sea bottom, and the sediment was alternately shell fish and other creatures with a lot more silicon in their structure....

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