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Travel Blogs from Saltburn-by-the-Sea
"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent" - Edmund Burke
Geopolitical events may seem abstract and far away when watched on the news, but in the age of globalization their impacts can reach across the world. Who knew a small protest movement in the heart of Kiev would, in just a few short months, change the map of Eastern Europe? Earlier last month brave men and women gave their lives on the Maidan protesting ...
... name for Lastingham was Lęstingau.Lęstingau first appears in history when King Ethelwald of Deira (651-c.655)founded a monastery for his own burial. Bede attributes the initiative to Ethelwald'schaplain Caelin, a brother of Cedd, Chad and Cynibil. Bede records that Ceddand Cynibil consecrated the site, and that Cynibil built it of wood. Cedd ruled the monastery as the first abbot until his death, combining ...
... The story goes that Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles were visiting Durham and having dinner in the Castle's Great Hall. The head chef had an appointment to catch, but unfortunately Charles was taking forever to finish his meal. The chef politely asked Prince Charles to hurry it up, which the Queen found so funny that she bestowed upon him a title (not a knighthood but close).
The tour was given by a Durham history student, who kept things lively with ...
Another Thursday arrived and we realized it was time to get back to our walks. It was Peter's turn to plan where we would go. After about a 45 minute drive towards Helmsley, we arrived at our destination - a walk on the moorland at ArdenHawnby Estate.
Weatherwise, the day looked promising. Temperatures were moderate and the skies were blue. England has had a very rainy winter and we were prepared ...
... free'. To forget about days & times. To be able to do what I want, when I want. To chill. To relax. To recharge. To re-evaluate. I know it's so clichė but I know it will help me to find me. I'm very fortunate to be in a position to do this, and I will certainly make the most of it. Oh, my travel itinerary maybe changing AGAIN, but that's a whole different entry! Let's just say my impulsiveness / indecisiveness is making another appearance (don't worry, I'm still ...
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