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Last weekend saw an amazing spectacle here in the North east As part of a series of events being held this year, beacons of light were lit at 250 metre intervals along the length of Hadrian’s wall . The gas beacons were situated at the locations of the or ...

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Frontier Outposts of Roman Britain

Advantages: Fascinating glimpses into Britain's Roman past, spectacular views of the surrounding Pennines
Disadvantages: Not well suited for the handicapped

The Emperor was gravely concerned. His visit to Britannia in 122 A.D. had not gone entirely well. In fact, many among the more troublesome barbarians of the Northern tribes declined to be counted as part of his empire. To minimize this threat from the ...

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Walking the Wall

Advantages: See more Wall and scenery
Disadvantages: Hard on the feet and It's often peeing down

There have been two accounts of Hadrian’s wall on Ciao already (one in 2004) so I won’t be covering what has already been said. This review is aimed at those who might wish to walk, at least partially, the route of this ancient 80 miles long edifice. B ...

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The National Trail - A walkers experience

Advantages: So many- beautiful scenery, amazing experience
Disadvantages: blisters, good old northern weather

I walked the wall with my partner at the very beginning of April this year. The National Trail is 84 miles from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway. However as we live in Newcastle we felt that we would gain nothing from walking from Wallsend to Newcastle, so w ...

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Boberius the Builder

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In AD 122, the Imperial Roman army were kicking arses in Northern Africa, France, Spain, the Netherlands and Greece, not to mention humbling the mighty German army on the Rhine and the formidable Boadicea in England. They were unstoppable with their well- ...

RobinLawrie 25.01.2002 · Read full review
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