Matfen Hall

Matfen, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Matfen, Northumberland, England, NE20 0RH, United Kingdom | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Matfen

Of Tyrants and Travel Plans

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... Pancake Extravaganza in the MCR. Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent, a time for fasting in the Christian calendar, was traditionally a day for people to clean out their cupboards of things that they will be giving up for the month. In modern times however, it has become known as Pancake Tuesday, and is an occasion for British people to eat pancakes. Katy outdid herself with the pancakes, providing chocolate spread, Mars Bars, Marshmallows and tons of ...

Dad in Dunelm

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... mixed information was floating around. Besides it fit well with the idea of sacrifice that is so central to Christian theology.

Keeping the church theme going we walked across the Palace Green to the Durham Cathedral. That's right, in the Middle Ages the separation of church and state was about the size of an American football field. I had a good time showing dad around the Cathedral, and explaining to him about the Cathedral's holy relic: the bones of ...

Awesome Steam Trains

A travel blog entry by soniasjourneys

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... Dominion of Canada, Union of South Africa, the Bittern, and the Sir Nigel Gresley

John and I arose early, took the bus from Guisborough to Middlesborough where we boarded a train to the small town of Shildon, a total trip of about 1 1/2 hours. The weather was cooperative, although shortly after we arrived, it started to rain. Fortunately, the sprinkles lasted only a few minutes and the rest of the day was ...

Aggressive Negotiations

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... The story of our species is one of fire and blood.

But that is not the whole story. Diplomacy and negotiation also have a long history, and for as long as there have been soldiers there have also been emissaries and negotiators. It is into this role that I stepped last weekend, completing a three-day intensive module on the topic.

As I have mentioned previously my course involves the completion of three, intensive three day modules throughout the year. Last term ...

Cultural Exchange

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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"A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people" - Gandhi

Hello my dear readers! My sincerest apologies for being so inactive of late but it has been a busy few weeks, as you will soon discover.

As most of you will have noticed, I tend to organize my blog posts thematically. A theme that I find really links this week together well is culture, and cultural exchange. A big party of studying abroad is about cultural exchange. As a ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Matfen, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Matfen, is near City Hall, Newcastle Carling Academy, Sea Life Aquarium, and Newcastle United Golf Club.
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