March 2002
Newcastle, United Kingdom
From Friday 22 March 2002 until Sunday we took a DFDS Seaways trip to Newcastle in the United Kingdom. We spent more time on the boat then in Newcastle, but we had fun. We saw the Discovery Museum, Museum of Antiqitues and more.
 - (1970-01-01 2002) - Photo Album Amy Evenstad and Arthur de Wolf
1/19 We drove up to IJmuiden and parked the car on the lot of DFDS Seaways to embark on our ship to bring us to Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK.
 - (1970-01-01 2002) - Photo Album Amy Evenstad and Arthur de Wolf
2/19 This is our ship, the Queen of Scandinavia.
 - (1970-01-01 2002) - Photo Album Amy Evenstad and Arthur de Wolf
3/19 Here Amy sits on one of the benches in the wide hallways of the ship. There were a few restaurants, a cinema, a shop and some other things to do.
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4/19 Arthur on the deck at the far back of the ship leaving IJmuiden behind.
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5/19 Amy having a Starbucks Raspberry Tazo (one of our favorite drinks) in one of the shopping malls in Newcastle.
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6/19 Shopping street in Newcastle. DFDS Seaways has the trip to Newcastle on a daily basis in the summer, mostly for people to go shopping. There are a lot of shopping streets, malls and markets in Newcastle.
 - (1970-01-01 2002) - Photo Album Amy Evenstad and Arthur de Wolf
7/19 Here we are heading for the Museum of Antiquities, which is in the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
 - (1970-01-01 2002) - Photo Album Amy Evenstad and Arthur de Wolf
8/19 The museum is about the history of the region, especially Hadrian's Wall (showing long model of the wall here) and the Roman frontier. It has a renowned collection of artefacts, models and archives relating to the Wall. Other displays illustrate the variety of life in the region from early prehistory to the 17th century.
 - (1970-01-01 2002) - Photo Album Amy Evenstad and Arthur de Wolf
9/19 After the museum we stumble upon a parade with military people and these musicians.
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10/19 This is a piece of the old town wall, built in the late thirteenth century.
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11/19 A plaque for the old town wall.
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12/19 A streetsign pointing to some interesting sights around the city. We're heading to the Discovery Museum, right.
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13/19 Arthur at the entrance of the Discovery Museum, "the region's biggest free museum and the gateway to fun and facts about Tyneside.".
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14/19 Amy inside the Discovery Museum, looking down on Charles Parson's 'Turbinia', the first vessel to be powered by steam turbine.
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15/19 A glimpse of the soccer stadium of Newcastle United.
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16/19 Back at the terminal after checking in we have to walk through an extremely long corridor, ...
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17/19 ... which you see go into the ship right here.
 - (1970-01-01 2002) - Photo Album Amy Evenstad and Arthur de Wolf
18/19 We stand outside in the cold wind as we arrive in the Netherlands and go into the harbor of IJmuiden.
 - (1970-01-01 2002) - Photo Album Amy Evenstad and Arthur de Wolf
19/19 Outside of our room with our bags, ready to leave the ship. We were in room 4211.