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... journey, taking in countries I've meant to eat erm
I mean travel but haven't yet got around to plus a whole clutch of bucket list attractions.
Abu Dhabi/Dubai (The fastest Rollercoaster in the world, gold leaf camel burgers etc)
Brasov (Dracula, Libearty)
Naples (Pompeii, Mount Etna, real pizza)
... We did visit a castle. Aydon Castle which had been lived in until the 1960s. Seems the Scots attacked a couple of times. The Romans were intimidated by the Scots (barbarians) also???
Andrew and Vicky leave from London tomorrow so we are looking forward to spending some more time with them in Newcastle.
Meanwhile Tom and I spent the day being ruined by Romans. I believe we now have a handle on the layout of a Roman fort and surrounding village. We are still in ...
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 ...
... parking limited in most towns and villages, but for walkers it is a wonderful area.
We hoped to take a boat trip out to the Farne Islands to 2 RSPB sites however so far the weather has not been suitable
Back to the difference between camping here and in Australia. We know that Oz is meant to be a classless society and visiting sites here in the UK does highlight that difference. The Caravan Club site presents a middle class image, with rules, ...
... his son was born and died. For those who have been reading the blog you will know that we have been following the history of Richard III since we arrived in the UK and our visit here will complete our journey of significant locations tied to him.
The castle was built in 1190 and not long after, came into the hands of the Neville family with the best known Neville being Richard Neville the “Kingmaker” the ...