Newcastle, the City of Bridges


Newcastle upon Tyne is quite an ancient city, founded by the emperor Hadrianus. The name comes from the new castle built here hundreds of years after that. Nowadays, there is only a small part of the castle, which otherwise had to make way for the railway. Although the city looks quite flat from above, don´t be fooled, it has got a lot of steep streets and stairs. Continue reading “Newcastle, the City of Bridges”