Travel Blogs from Newcastle upon Tyne
... Tynemouth Village, a sweet little place dominated by a castle and priory ruin om the headland (just the place to make one despair if sent here unwillingly).
The Captain and Navigator used the lunch break for some serious cartography.
Cath has been searching for the last bus to Wallsend but is still to find it. None of them seem that full here. (Bernie can explain - its a rhyming slang type thing from the Hunter - "as full as the last bus to Wallsend"
Ferry is definitely the way to go to Europe (saves that long drive South plus cost of fuel) providing you can go out of season and early in the week (price doubles nearer Friday)
Very relaxed at both ends, Wait in the queue, have a sandwich lunch and tea in the van and be guided in by ...
... as the bit we looked at didn't look like hogwarts. Wandering back to the festival there were a number of stalls but it was all pretty busy so I bought some baklava and a big lollypop and then I discovered they were handing out free potatoes. I like a freebee but Iccouldn't find the woman who was handing out free canvas bags but instead I found a giant potato. He did rush at Edward a little at the beginning which probably scared the living daylights out of him but ...
... was the very first single I ever bought. It was Voice of the Beehives Don't call me baby. As soon as it came on she knew what it was and was able to sing along word perfect after not having heard it for nearly 30 years. Do you think it had something to do with the constant loop I had it on as a child? It has stood the test of time and is still a great song. I had great taste in music when I was a kid. Although emma said I had better taste in music then than now. ...
We managed to get to Newcastle in good time after a reasonably late start. Mandy came to visit and we popped to the Skiff pub close by to have a drink and a catch up. Lovely to see her but not a lot to catch up on really. David and Caitlin arrived around 6pm so ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility