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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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I'm writing this in that post wedding daze. I've had it before. Each time a close friend gets married it's like I'm in a stupor for days afterwards. I'm sure I relive the highlights as often as they do! That roller coaster of emotions I feel throughout (but like in the Cheryl Cole song, they're only up emotions), spending time with old and new friends and the joy at seeing those whose wedding it is be so unreservedly happy blows me away every time. I ...
- Today was a very relaxing day in Hartlepool. The entire day was ours to do as we pleased when we pleased. Eddie took us for a drive and we saw about 30 wind turbines standing in the ocean several hundred meters off the coast of Hartlepool. Rather a strange sight. Went for a walk around the marina and had a coffee at a lovely wee place called Bar 516.
- Visited ...
... torches out thinking it wouldn't be long before we needed them. Again I kept marching on ahead without meaning too. We try to run together but usually its Andy in front as he's faster on the flats and downs and recovers as he slows for me to catch him. If he's feeling low then he prefers me to run behind and not get too far ahead as I kept doing.
Heading up to Square Corner and on to the Moors again was a tough climb but we knew it was rolling hills from then on, the ...
... before taking the 10.28 departure to Whitby arriving at 11.59. The latter journey, through the North Yorkshire Moors National Park on the Esk Valley Line, was very nice with snow topped hills and lovely moorland scenery to admire as we slowly made our way to the coast (the bit around Middlesbrough however is certainly not as attractive). Whitby station is pretty much in the centre of the town and just steps from ...
... Get this - we went to Scotland on Wednesday! The first thing I saw when we arrived was a bagpipe-playing busker - oh Scotland and your stereotypes!! We explored so much, but I definitely wore the wrong shoes... there is an incredible place called Arthur's Seat - most fantastic view - and just pure bliss while up there. We didn't have time to climb the mountain but that'll happen in Easter!
On Thursday I headed to Manchester to stay with a friend and celebrate her 18th ...