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As dusk descends, the promised monsoon rains have not quite materialised but it is cold and very windy. It's good to know we will in hot and sunny climes quite soon.
Luggage is nearly packed. Judith has been scouring the shops for suitable light clothing and we have vast quantities of medical items including insect repellents and malaria tablets.
No room for the cricket bat I'm afraid.
... und forderte mich zum Fotografieren heraus. Das Licht war geradezu ideal dafür (siehe meine Aufnahmen). Auch hier wieder eine ganz beeindruckende Szenerie der Landschaft in der der „Hadrian’s Wall“ verläuft.
Als letzter Punkt beim Besuch des Walls kamen wir zum „Steel Rigg, East to Housesteads“. Von dort hatte man einen weiten Blick in die Landschaft zu Windrädern und weit über den Wall hinaus.
Am Abend war ...
... for an hour in the old City Pool.
Newcastle has a long history. It has some remnants of old town walls, a few 17th century buildings, a Castle Keep and an elegant, curved street of 19th century town homes. It’s a university town and very lively with young people, especially at night. There are lots of monuments, busts and plaques commemorating local heros; a large indoor market ...
... today was possibly the coldest so far, no rain, sun out but a dare say it didn't get over 6 degrees. Today we explored the city, it's not as well preserved with old fortifications like York but we did see the old gate tower that was the entrance to the old city but other then that there wasn't too much. Most of the buildings date back a hundred years or so and look amazing but nothing much older.
Day 155: Finally arrived in Scotland.
... br> NanFang ao, supposedly a 10 minute walk away except I had
misremembered and it was really a 10 minute bus ride. The sun was
blazing so I was quite burned by the time I got there 30 minutes
later. This is a fishing port and was full of boats so lots of camera
clicking and diving into whatever shade was on offer. After walking
around most of the harbour and chatting to some Phillipino sailors I
found a quayside bar/diner where my lack of ...