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Unlike China 2014 this time I will be getting to indulge in another of my hobbies (beyond eating)
Abu Dhabi is home to the much criticised Ferrari World. Billing itself as the biggest
indoor branding exercise theme park on the planet (it isn't, it's a car shaped shed in the desert) but it does have the fastest coaster currently on the market, Formula Rosso. I'll also be taking in a couple of water parks, Sega Republic and two parks in ...
... 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 ...
... It only remains to organise our storage more efficiently and test the awning which we have not done so far because of the strong winds or rain.
We moved on to Craster on the Northumberland Coast which is famous for its kippers. We decided not to buy any but we did stand outside the smokery for a few minutes to smell them - a wonderful aroma but we did not want it hanging around in Astrid for days.
The campsite is a mile from the the village and ...
... and try another medium which fits fine. Three shops and three different short sizes, bizarre. Tried some Birkenstock sandals and they were huge, went down two sizes and they were far too wide, I know I have skinny feet but these were just plain daft so I'll wait until I get to Japan to buy some sandals.
The day before we go and I'm ironing a lad of clothes that will just get creased anyway. My luggage is significantly smaller than last time ...