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Northumberland Castle Hunting - cuid a dó

Another day, another castle. After visiting so many tower castles and manor houses in Ireland and Scotland, I forget how big the English castle estates are. 686 more words

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Traveler's Respite

All that castle hunting can be tiring, so to clear the mind and the senses, we headed for a little village called Holystone on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. 92 more words

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Northumberland Castle Hunting – cuid a haon

There’s nearly a castle around every corner in this area of Northumberland. There were two on our list to visit over my weekend say, the first being Alnwick Castle (unless you want to sound like a tourist, the ‘w’ is silent when pronouncing the name of this and many other ‘wick’ castles in Britain.) 500 more words

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Newcastle

By the time our travels took us to Newcastle, people were on their way home from work and almost all the shops were closed for the day. 371 more words

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Vindolanda and Hadrian's Wall

As part of our sightseeing on my first day in Northumberland, we headed for Hadrian’s Wall and Vindolanda . The latter is a Roman Fort from around the 1st to 3rd centuries along with the town that grew up around it. 659 more words

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Ryan Air - The Different Airline

I’m no newcomer to travel. I’ve traveled extensively in the US and there are only two blank pages left in my passport. I’ve seen the… 1,235 more words

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My How They've Grown!

I knew it had been a while since I’d visited the swans in St. Stephen’s Green, but I hadn’t thought a mere six weeks would make… 155 more words

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