6th May 2007 at 4:03 pm

Yorkshire – Day 2, Whitby

After a substantial breakfast (which including the elusive white pudding) – it was off to Whitby, via the coastal path.Fist stop on route, is the remains of Whitby Abbey.Then it’s a steep climb down a couple of hundred steps into the town…. After a quick boat trip and the obligatory Whibty Fish and Chips (famous apparently), it was another hundred or so steps up to the top of one of the lighthouses for a spectacular ariel view of the harbour.

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6th May 2007 at 5:18 am

Yorkshire – Day 1, York and Saltwick

This is the first day of my short holiday in Yorkshire – my first real visit to the north of England.I visited the National Rail Museum in York where they have a mini version on the London Eye wheel!Unfortunately, there is not too much to see from the wheel – you get a view of York Railway Station and you can see the Abbey – but that’s about it…. Entry is free, but if you use their car park, it ??7 a day.On more than one occasion though, I found myself questioning why I was there – I spend 12 hours a week on a train and hate every second – what am I doing spending the first day of my holiday sitting in a carriage on the Japanese Bullet train, watching a video.I ended the day at my holiday accommodation – a caravan it Saltwick Bay – on the east coast of England, near Whitby.

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