The George Hotel

Chollerford, Hexham, Northumberland, England, NE46 4EW, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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Day 5

A travel blog entry by mrjoe

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We woke up to a bright, windy day at Winshields farm. The owner offered bacon sandwiches for campers which we agreed we'd only get once we were all packed and ready to go. We got packed up very quickly that morning. Off on the walk we followed the wall up to a ridge with stunning views into Northumberland National Park. This would be a tough day's …

Of Tyrants and Travel Plans

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... Grey College's student led seminar series. I got to see some excellent presentations on Genetic Engineering, the history of Chinese Dragons and the Politics of the Sochi Olympics. The presentation on the Sochi Olympics was especially controversial, as the presenter attempted to portray the Russian perspective on the Olympics and the Ukrainian crisis, which certainly sparked heated discussion.

Last week our Social Secretary Katy organized an awesome ...

Dad in Dunelm

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... of the Baltic Gallery. In the afternoon we walked around downtown, and explored Newcastle's New Castle. The Castle was built during the Norman Period to defend the river Tyne, although a fort had existed on the sight in the past. Although once a sprawling defensive complex, only the keep and Black Gate remain as the rest was demolished to make way for the train tracks during the Industrial Revolution.

In the evening, we returned to Durham to have dinner ...

Aggressive Negotiations

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... me that fit has a different connotation here in England than it does back home. While we would say fit to mean: in good shape, here in England its used as a slang term for attractive. So instead of saying that a person is "hot", you can say that he/she is "fit". If you so desire you can stick "well" in front of it for added emphasis and say: "he/she is well-fit". This gives new meaning to the term: survival of the fittest.

Back to the main narrative! On Friday morning at ...

Cultural Exchange

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... Committee business. Tonight I kick off yet another 3-day intensive module, this time on Bargaining and Negotiation. It should be interesting and I'm looking forward to writing all about it next week.

A few fun announcements! As many of you have noticed there has been a definitive lack of travel in this travel blog for the past few months. Don't worry this is soon to be rectified as there is lots of fun stuff coming up. Next weekend I will be meeting my dad in London for ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Chollerford, Hexham, is near Chesters Roman Fort Cilurnum, Corbridge Roman Fort Museum, and Border History Museum.
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