|Cycling along Conyer Creek at low tide.|
Parts of the ride are off-road such as this wander along the levee at Conyer Creek.
At low tide all one sees is mud. The creek is a short tidal branch of the Swale and the Swale is the channel which separates the Isle of Sheppey from the mainland of Kent, and the Isle of Sheppey sits at the mouth of the River Medway where it enters the River Thames.
|Vintage tractors cultivating a field.|
After the lunch stop, having picked damsons and plums, we made our way to our favourite damson hedge. En route we came across these tractor enthusiasts playing with their fifty year old Massey Ferguson tractors.
|Pears, plums and damsons – all for free.|
For those readers not familiar with the English avoirdupois measurements, the term 'lbs' is an abbreviation for 'pounds' and a pound is composed of sixteen ounces. The metric equivalent of the pound is roughly 454 grams.
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