The land at the foot of the South Downs has been settled since the 7th century with the founding of the sleepy fishing village of Brighthelmstone. In 1753 this changed when Dr Richard Russell suggested that a swim in the sea would be good for Londoners' health, and that Brighton would be the ideal place for it.
From the Brighton Travel Guide
Staff were very friendly, often asking if the room was alright and whether I needed anything. They should have realised that everything was more than fine, as I was upgraded upon arrival from a single room to a double room with ocean views. The double room was wonderful, if a little unstylish. It overlooked the ocean and Brighton Pier. ... more
Eastbourne, London, Galway, and maybe Brighton in the middle
for that, but is there anything there that I should absolutely not miss out on? should I go see brighton ...
Un peu de nouvelles ! Un début de voyage fort sympathique a Brighton dans le sud de l'Angleterre, nous avons rencontré de vieux copains d'Étienne rencontrés lors de son voyage en Inde l'an passée. Nous restons dans les résidences de l'Universite de Sussex, dont le campus est vraiment énorme. Nous ...
Posted in Asie 2007 by eti
D was feeling a bit under the weather today so I headed off to Brighton on my own. I got there very early and was most glad that I did as it got extremely crowded later. Can't imagine why - oh yes, Saturday, beach and sunny day may have had something to do with it. Can I just say the shopping was truly ...
Posted in Jules and Dalerie by Jules and D