Park Head Country Hotel and Restaurant

New Coundon, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England, DL14 8QB, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Bishop Auckland

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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... friends and give dad a taste of Grey College fine dinning. After dinner we all played pool, board games and then watched Ghost Busters in the MCR. Dad also got to try a classic Grey College Mars Bar toasty (grilled sandwich).

On Wednesday, dad and I took a tour of the Durham Castle. It was fun to share Durham University's greatest treasure with my dad, and the tour was quite informative. For example we learned about the Cafeteria chef who stood up to a Prince ...

Ambivalence, Anxiety & Uncertainty....

A travel blog entry by craigos20

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As I've mentioned on many occasions travelling is something I've always wanted to do. I've often spent long periods of time daydreaming about doing it, about going to some of the amazing places that the world has to offer. However, when dreams become a reality it's fair to state that the concept of literally getting on a plane, alone, leaving all security and comfortableness behind is a very scary prospect. Added to this, leaving all the people that I know and love for one ...

Awesome Steam Trains

A travel blog entry by soniasjourneys

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... so we had lunch and then joined the fun. The inside displays were also very impressive and we spent at least three hours walking around and looking at the wonderful old trains and other memorabilia. There was one train that belonged to Queen Adelaide. It was so elegant and looking in the windows, I could easily imagine someone spending considerable time in the cars. They were furnished beautifully - what a way to see ...

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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This hotel, located on New Coundon, Bishop Auckland, is near Sweet Greetings.
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