Best Western Derwent Manor

Allensford, Nr Consett, Consett, Durham, England, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Consett

Of Tyrants and Travel Plans

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... Grey College's student led seminar series. I got to see some excellent presentations on Genetic Engineering, the history of Chinese Dragons and the Politics of the Sochi Olympics. The presentation on the Sochi Olympics was especially controversial, as the presenter attempted to portray the Russian perspective on the Olympics and the Ukrainian crisis, which certainly sparked heated discussion.

Last week our Social Secretary Katy organized an awesome ...

Dad in Dunelm

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... like this. For much of Durham's history, the city was ruled over by the Prince Bishop of Durham Cathedral, who was a very important figure in Durham's history. Each Bishop left their mark on the castle. For example Bishop Foxe, whose crest can be found all over the castle. The crest is a Pelican who is piercing its breast with its own beak to feed its children. Now Pelican's don't actually do this, but science in the 16th century was still in it's infancy and a ...

Awesome Steam Trains

A travel blog entry by soniasjourneys

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We hope you enjoy these pictures. If you would like to know more about these engines or the museum, there are some good links on Google for A-4 Steam locomotives, as well as the National Railway Museum, and Sir Nigel Gresley.

More details if you are interested:

On the way to Shildon, our train stopped at Darlington North Road, the end station of the Darlington-Stockton Railway, the first ...

Aggressive Negotiations

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... Even in our simulation this is what happened. The more powerful countries eventually ended up excluding the smaller countries and the NGO's from our talks, as it was the only way we could take decisive action.

After a busy weekend of negotiation I had a fairly wild Saturday night and a well earned relaxed Sunday. This weekend I'm off to London with my dad! Many more adventures to come so stay tuned!!!

(Photo Credits to Mitchell Hugers, my classmate and friend).
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Cultural Exchange

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... for the entire time, and had the whole audience in stitches within the first five minutes of his act. I definitely suggest checking him out on youtube, if not in person.

My friend Pippa is studying in the PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate of Education) program here at Durham, and as part of this is doing a placement in a local school. On Friday I had a wonderful opportunity to go into her class and teach the children a little bit about Judaism. It was a ...

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