Hastings to Norman's bay - 7 miles, April 2019: Walk 8

by Bee April. 27, 2019 510 views
Leaving Hastings on a grey Sunday morning

Leaving Hastings on a grey Sunday morning

26 Jan 1749 a Dutch East India Company ship called the Amsterdam got wrecked here. It was its first sail ever, from the Netherlands on its way to Indonesia. It would probably have been carrying guns and bricks to build and defend  new colonies in Indonesia, plus silver to trade with when there.

26 Jan 1749 a Dutch East India Company ship called the Amsterdam got wrecked here. It was its first sail ever, from the Netherlands on its way to Indonesia. It would probably have been carrying guns and bricks to build and defend new colonies in Indonesia, plus silver to trade with when there.

The coast line is all flat pebbly beaches on this stretch.

The coast line is all flat pebbly beaches on this stretch.

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