Travel Blogs from Newcastle upon Tyne
And so this is the end of our little 'Highland Fling'. In total we have driven over 1630 miles, travelled by car, bus, plane, train and boat, taken 6500 photos (between us), visited over 100 unique places, covering everything from castles to stately homes, a distillery to a lighthouse and everything in between. Our favourite part has definitely been travelling around in the Highlands and seeing some stunning landscapes, this has only ...
And so, the end is near... Our last full day of travelling has arrived (don't worry there will be one final blog entry tomorrow to wrap everything up). Being the lazy people that we are, we didn't actually hit the road until 0850, which wouldn't usually be that much of a problem except we had planned to visit Holy Island first thing (a small island with a single road that gets cut off from the mainland when the tide comes in) and we were racing against the clock. The drive up to ...
... Worm Pub. For those of you who are keeping tabs on our song titles, this title is a song, my mum used to sing it! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BcZcOoP_v 2k. We had a great night out at the pub and Lesley's husband, Dave (who is 6'8") and Jen's husband Terry, came along. We had another great chinwag about the family. All to soon it was past midnight and, "time for bed" said Zebedee! Our first real late night of the holiday. Ka kite ...
Today it was fair well to Edinburgh and indeed Scotland, but not before another fabulous breakfast in our lovely guesthouse. It was then off through the centre of Edinburgh, at rush hour no less, which made it perhaps a slightly slower journey but as it's such a beautiful city it was worth it. We headed along the coastal road and down to Berwick-Upon-Tweed and Dunbar, for quick photo stops of various harbours and stunning landscapes as we made our way south ...
... Blackpool Saturday then we catch up with them again on Sunday at Altofts down near Leeds. Lots of travelling and we have found it difficult to see as much as we can but not miss any cricket, it's all go!!
We have suntans!! Who would have thought that possible in Northern England!! today's weather was beautiful and it's not a bad way to spend the day watching the cricket in these beautiful surroundings ...
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