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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 ...
... where Jim was going was certainly a baptism of fire!
Paul and Sheila kindly allowed us to park Astrid on their drive where we managed to start unpacking and spent a comfortable night getting to know her, but without water or gas connections we were very thankful that Paul and Sheila gave us a key to their house. The next day we set off to Abingdon to see Anna, parking in a very scenic and comfortable HGV site provided by the Council. From there we returned to ...
... long promenade, longer beach (yes SAND, not pebbles!) and a funicular railway to the cliff top. The sands were used in the 1920s as practice for land speed trials. Bracing winds seemed to be stopping the surfers but didn't stop us walking around and visiting the gardens but we were happy to get into the shelter of the pub! Just outside Saltburn, in the village of Upleatham, is a small church measuring 6x4 metres which the locals ...