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With only a week to go I thought I'd try out our first blog entry! Just a boring entry about preparation. Anyway to ensure we can be self sufficient for at least 48 hours, as in the fridge, lights and water pump keep running without electric hookup. I replaced our faulty 105ah leisure battery with a larger 125ah one. After all no one should have warm beer on holiday.
Heavy rain overnight and into the morning. It had stopped by the time we wanted to leave but it stayed overcast and dull all morning. First stop was to Hexham abbey, founded in the 600s and added to in the 1100s and early 1900s. The crypt is still the original dating from the 600s, with tunnels in from the sides for people to enter and leave. Then on ...
On to two Roman forts, vindolanda, just off Hadrian's wall, and housesteads, actually on the wall. Vindolanda is a wonderful site of a classic Roman fort with an adjoining civilian settlement. There is also an exceptionally good museum. Excavations continue at two locations at the site, one in the fort and one in the village. Just a few miles away and up on the wall itself is housesteads, another classical Roman fort, ie the same layout as vindolanda, built as one of the main wall ...
Full English breakfast; bacon, sausage, egg, beans, fried bread, hash browns, tomato, mushroom, toast ...... With this and a huge fish and chips last night I think my low-fat diet has gone out the window! Then a walk down the hill after breakfast into the village of robin hoods bay, and out onto the bay as the tide was out. Lots of fun rocks and pools and seaweedy stuff. Kids would love it and there was a school party of primary school kids doing just that. Then an easy drive up ...
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