Village Urban Resort Newcastle
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Heated pool
- Conference facilities
- Banquet room
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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 ...
... walk and we were at the Hilton hotel Quayside where Andrew and Vicky are staying. Tom and I thought we would kill some time with a coffee - a very good coffee - but we are still reeling after paying 18AUD for 2 coffees! With Andrew as chauffeur and Vicky as navigator , which made a nice change, we set out for Craster from where we took a walk along the waterfront, through the sheep and cattle paddocks to the Dunstanborough Castle, where even though we could have entered for ...
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 ...
... better, they provided the dinner! Living in a motorhome has certainly not interfered with our social life so far. Within the grounds of the site rabbits hopped from verge to verge cropping the grass, spectacularly brightly coloured Pheasants wandered by, and clumps of Primroses raised their heads above the grass to catch the chilly sunshine. Apart from the cold it was a very pleasant park.
By this time we were beginning to appreciate that living in a motorhome ...
... to take a second to record the rare and momentous feat of having navigated security without a hug or a second glance at something on the scanner once again. I must have travellers 'bored' face down pat by now. Sandy on the other hand, had a whirl in the full body scanner and his liquids tested hehe. Next stop: ...