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Travel Blogs from South Shields
... 40 it's Llandudno and by 50 it's the horrors of The Chelsea Flower Show (spare me please) A bit has changed since Every Han. I'm in a relationship now and a graduate. Two years of student loans and full time nightshift work means moneywise I'm better than before, despite having spent literally thousands this year.
In Every Han I experienced one of the coldest cities on earth, this time I'm eating my way through one of the hottest (not Eindhoven!)
It's going to be a bit of ...
... here is surpassed even by Fortitude Valley.
However Quayside is very impressive especially The Millennium Bridge which moves up at certain times during the day. An engineering wonder! Took a look at the Baltic (Museum of Contemporary Art) and the Sage (Music Hall) before collecting Andrew's car and driving to Blanchland through the Pennines - what a barren area it is on the higher parts - can just imagine it snow covered in winter. Our lunch venue was ...
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 ...
... of the airport, I had none, so I had to keep him in sight. Easier said than done! At the second large roundabout which had a stand of beautiful but visually obscuring trees in the middle, I lost sight of his car and did not know which exit he had taken. I thought I caught sight of him as I passed one exit but was already committed to another so had to go off the roundabout, a mile down the road to the next roundabout and then turn back. It took some time as there ...
... was the original settlement of Brougham during the 1600s. The girls got to lead the llamas who patiently walked with us as Graham told us about llamas and the history of the area. Macca and Samantha were so besotted by Lil and Chile that they spent time hatching plans how we could get some when we get back to Australia. The church was magnificent. Set 1.5 miles back from the road in a secluded field with a 250 year old grave yard within ...
Other places to stay in South Shields
River Drive, Littlehaven, South Shields | Hotelfrom $131
2 Hobsons Way, South Shields | Hotelfrom $97
Sea Road, South Shields | 3 star hotelfrom $122
5 Westoe Village, South Shields | 2 star hotelfrom $86
21 Westoe Road, South Shields | Hotelfrom $90
Barrington Street, South Shields | 3 star hotelfrom $68