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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.
... Sprechen der englischen Sprache fiel mir zunehmend leichter.
Am zweiten Tag gab es im Beaumont Hotel in Hexham einen offiziellen Empfang der Stadt. Daran schloss sich ein Stadtrundgang mit Führung in der Stadt Hexham, sowie in der „Hexham Abbey“ an. Der Besuch in der St. Wilfrid geweihten Hexham Abbey aus dem 13. Jahrhundert und in der Krypta aus dem 7. Jahrhundert, war nicht nur sehr interessant, sondern auch unglaublich beeindruckend. ...
... but also probably for customs and taxation checkpoints. It is 73 miles long (120 km). Walkers of Hadrian’s Wall start or end here in Newcastle. (In 2009 I walked some portions of it, up and down and up and down – challenging for me, but beautiful countryside.)
A "New Castle" was built in 1080 by the son of William the Conqueror on the site of an old Roman fort; and the still-standing Castle Keep was ...
... 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.
This morning we traveled from Edinburgh to Sunderland and were greeted by the best couch surfers we have had, hands down, so far. Tom was a total sweetheart and met us at the metro station. We walked back to their apartment and Tom explained that Dave was letting us use his room. When we got inside, Tom mare us PG tips, certainly my favorite tea, and then he showed us our room. It was so clean and so pretty and, since Dave wasn't home upon our arrival, on his desk, he left us ...
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