Douglas Vaults Hotel

Barrington Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England, NE33 1AN, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from South Shields

Of Tyrants and Travel Plans

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... policies of President Yanukovych, who is now wanted for mass murder. Since then, as I am sure you are all aware, Russia invaded the eastern Ukrainian Province of Crimea, stoking fears of war in the region.

Now as I mentioned geopolitical events can have far reaching consequences - some of these ripples can shatter lives, while others can have infinitely more mundane effects. One such mundane effect is that Nathan and I have had to make a change ...

Dad in Dunelm

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... The story goes that Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles were visiting Durham and having dinner in the Castle's Great Hall. The head chef had an appointment to catch, but unfortunately Charles was taking forever to finish his meal. The chef politely asked Prince Charles to hurry it up, which the Queen found so funny that she bestowed upon him a title (not a knighthood but close).

The tour was given by a Durham history student, who kept things lively with ...

Ambivalence, Anxiety & Uncertainty....

A travel blog entry by craigos20

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... is difficult to comprehend. I sometimes wonder just how people manage this. Then I remind myself that so many people travel, and of course they must become homesick and miss loved ones. But I guess the 'buzz' of travelling must do something to alleviate this. It's been quite an emotional week this week. Macey dog (a beautiful Chocolate Labrador) who has been a massive part of my life for the past seven years suddenly died. In truth I've never appreciated how an animal can ...

Awesome Steam Trains

A travel blog entry by soniasjourneys

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... in the world.

The American engine was originally called the Golden Shuttle, reflecting the Yorkshire Woolen Industry, and traveled from Bradford and Leeds to London. In 1945 it was renamed the Dwight D. Eisenhower in honour of the General who led the Allied Forces to victory in WWII. It was shipped to the National Railroad Museum at Greenbay, Wisconsin in 1964. The Dwight D. Eisenhower returned to Britain for ...

Aggressive Negotiations

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... or Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) negotiating the creation of a new UN disaster relief department in the 1970's. I got to play the diplomat from the USSR, which as any of you who know me well will know I enjoyed profoundly. We were instructed to stay in character for pretty much the whole day, meaning that even our tea and lunch breaks were spent wheeling and dealing with our fellow "diplomats". Alliances were formed, and broken. Plots were hatched and betrayals planned. Deals ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Barrington Street, South Shields, is near Tynemouth's Beaches, Blue Reef Aquarium, Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum, and Segedunum.
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