Tag: UK

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – DAY 108


ROMAN* AROUND NORTHERN ENGLAND Hadrian’s Wall stretches across Northern England, from Wallsend in the East to Bowness-on-Solway in the West. This 2,000-year-old, 135km-long stone barricade winds its way through some of the loveliest countryside in England and attracts hikers and history buffs from all over the world. Today […]

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – DAY 106


OUR GEORDIE SOJOURN Our only exposure to anything even remotely related to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne was 3 minutes (once, by accident) of that dreadful reality TV show “Geordie Shores*”. It was, therefore, with some trepidation that we stepped off the train this afternoon, having just left all the splendour of […]

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – DAY 104


CHARMED BY EDINBURGH Edinburgh is charming! The Old Town has a wonderful Medieval feel to it, with its cobbled streets, Gothic architecture, and wynds (i.e. tiny, narrow alleys). And the New Town is brimming with beautiful 18th century stone buildings, parks, and wide boulevards that lend it a […]