The Old Vicarage
Travel Blogs from Morpeth
As dusk descends, the promised monsoon rains have not quite materialised but it is cold and very windy. It's good to know we will in hot and sunny climes quite soon.
Luggage is nearly packed. Judith has been scouring the shops for suitable light clothing and we have vast quantities of medical items including insect repellents and malaria tablets.
No room for the cricket bat I'm afraid.
... nach Durham. In Durham steht eine der größten englischen Kathedralen, erbaut im romanischen und frühgotischen Baustil. Der Rundgang in dieser Kathedrale war außergewöhnlich beeindruckend, die uralten, vor allem sehr bunten und die teilweise modern gestalteten Kirchenfenster, sowie die großen Rosetten, ganz besonders die mächtigen Säulen beeindruckten sehr. Abgerundet haben wir unseren Besuch in Durham mit dem Kreuzgang in der Abtei und dem Gang zum Marktplatz
mit dem ...
... 1849) carries trains on the upper level and vehicles and pedestrians on the lower.
The demonym “Geordie,” referring to people from the Tyneside area of northeast England, is of debatable provenance but is certainly a diminutive form of the name George. It also describes the distinct Northumbrian dialect here.
There is plenty more to do in this region, but tomorrow I’m headed way down ...
... country homes.
One day we boarded a boat to cruise the Farne Islands to view the seals with their new pups. Another day we taxied over the causeway (attentive to the tide schedule) to Lindisfarne or Holy Island. There’s a town, a castle, a ruined priory, an old church and a winery that makes mead.
It was a great bunch of women. One of them might come to North Wales for a few days when I'm there in January.
... today was possibly the coldest so far, no rain, sun out but a dare say it didn't get over 6 degrees. Today we explored the city, it's not as well preserved with old fortifications like York but we did see the old gate tower that was the entrance to the old city but other then that there wasn't too much. Most of the buildings date back a hundred years or so and look amazing but nothing much older.
Day 155: Finally arrived in Scotland.