Holiday Inn Newcastle Upon Tyne
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Bed and Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Car rentals
- Heated pool
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Newcastle upon Tyne
Money and other constraints mean I can't go further south but the original plan was to cross into Mauritania, Senegal, Mali and to a fascinatingly post (hopefully!) ebolared Liberia.
Unusually for me I'm quite apprehensive. Maybe it's because it's a longer journey or perhaps I, like my big yellow friend at home who is now the proud dad to a litter of Lurcher pups have grown up.
I got issued ...
... had a diet of beautiful villages, green fields, rolling hills and some heather (minus snow now) on the higher parts. What a difference sunshine makes.
We are well placed here to explore Hadrian's wall. Today we walked around the impressive Roman ruins at Corbridge and Chester and we did see some of the wall though we had to look hard! We topped off the day with an Aldi grocery shop (!!!) and a walk from our village of Wylam to George Stephenson's cottage. Oh and I ...
We leave Woodbridge and head to the coast visiting a couple of little towns along the way, Pretty scary roads but beautiful countryside. We make our way north and end up in Sunderland for the night which is on the coast. It raining and almost blizzard conditions when we arrive and very difficult to find accommodation, Eventually we get some and then rooms had to change because wifi wouldn't work, Enjoyed some nice fish and chips int he new ...
... town reflect the literary connections with the strange and supernatural so have names such as 'Incantations', and 'Ancient Magicians', and if you wish you can buy chocolate coffins or Dracula's teeth! This all contrasts with the brightly painted beach huts which stretch along the promenade, and the donkeys which still plod miserably along the beach with children on their back. Almost everyone walking by was eating fish and chips in boxes. It presents a traditional ...
... dipped wing feathers were once used to decorate ladies hats and their numbers plummeted. Today, there are sign posts educating people about these little feathered creatures and the small fluff-balls they feed continuously. We were close to at least five bridges, the smallest one rotatable to make way for large ships. We walked along them and savoured the beauty of the river Tyne: strong and fast flowing beneath us. Many Geordies were doing the same, some preferring to ...