- A sort of forced rest dayWoke in Venice, fell asleep in Edinburgh - a rest day, of sorts!
Our taxi to the airport was a bit of fun - bouncing through the waves in the water taxi - one of our cases nearly bounced out at Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Sep 27, 2013
- Aberdeen to Edinburgh - Friday, 22 April 2011Good Friday today. Surprisingly, everything in Scotland is open. Not so in Australia. Good Friday and Christmas Day are the two days that nothing is open. Newspapers aren't even printed on these two religious holidays.
Toured Glamis Posted by gaddingabout in London, Scotland and Abu Dhabi | Sep 26, 2013
- Inverness to Aberdeen - Thursday, 21 April 2011HMTQ - 85 today
Left lovely Inverness and headed for Duff Town and a tour of the Glenfidich distillery. I had been there before in 1998 with Phil and it was still the same - sipping scotch at 9 Posted by gaddingabout in London, Scotland and Abu Dhabi | Sep 26, 2013
- Inverness - Wednesday, 20 April 2011On the way to Leault Farm, we called into Aviemore just outside Inverness for a tea and wee break, but the gift shop was closed. It didn't open until 9.30 am. I'm not really sure why we went Posted by gaddingabout in London, Scotland and Abu Dhabi | Sep 25, 2013
- Glencoe to Inverness - Tuesday, 19 April 2011Left Glencoe and drove to the Glenfinnan Monument for a photo stop. Lovely place. I can remember being here with Phil in 1998 and it is just as lovely 13 years later.
[center][img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/562028/P1090616.jpg thumb=http://pho Posted by gaddingabout in London, Scotland and Abu Dhabi | Sep 25, 2013
- Episode 12Our busy 10 day bus tour around Highland Scotland, the Orkney Islands and the Outer Hebrides.
Posted by reinandleah in REIN & LEAH'S EUROPEAN ADVENTURE | Sep 25, 2013
- Glasgow to Fort William, Argyle - Monday, 18 April 2011I have got a cold and have lost my voice and feel very average. Great!
We left Glasgow and drove along the banks of Loch Lomond. At Tarbet, we boarded a boat and cruised for about an hour on Posted by gaddingabout in London, Scotland and Abu Dhabi | Sep 24, 2013
- Glasgow - Sunday, 17 April 2011Lazy morning - breakfast and then a long walk down by the Clyde River. I am getting a bit of a sore throat. We had a quick lunch at Subway and then back to the hotel to commence Posted by gaddingabout in London, Scotland and Abu Dhabi | Sep 24, 2013
- Ayr to Glasgow - Saturday, 16 April 2011We left our lovely B&B in Ayr today and travelled to Glasgow by train which took 45 minutes.
We arrived at the Menzies Hotel, where our "Scottish Dream" tour starts tomorrow. It is quite a nice hotel AND OUR ROOM Posted by gaddingabout in London, Scotland and Abu Dhabi | Sep 24, 2013
- Girvan - Friday, 15 April 2011Off to Girvan today to find Lorna's final resting place. Bought some lovely pink roses at Morrisons, the supermarkert over the road from our B&B.
Lorna Cooke was our fathe Posted by gaddingabout in London, Scotland and Abu Dhabi | Sep 24, 2013
- London to Ayr, Scotland - Thursday, 14 April 2011Checked out of the Clarence Hotel, Windsor today but left "the hat in the hat box" there because we are coming back after our "Scottish Dream Tour". We wheeled our bags through Windsor streets to the railway station and Posted by gaddingabout in London, Scotland and Abu Dhabi | Sep 22, 2013
- Monster-Less at Loch Ness[quote](Must be read with a strong Scottish accent!)
"Among the heathy hills and ragged woods
The roaring Fyers pours his mossy floods;
Till full he dashes on the rocky mounds,
Where, thro' a shapeless breach, his stream resounds.
As high in air th Posted by travellinglise in Lisa and Mark's Great European Adventure | Sep 13, 2013
- Skye High and Loving It!=="Speed, bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing,
Onward! the sailors cry;
Carry the lad that's born to be King
Over the sea to Skye." - The Skye Boat Song==
==Foodie moment= Posted by travellinglise in Lisa and Mark's Great European Adventure | Sep 12, 2013
- Is that a Jacobite rising, or are you just happy to see me?!=="My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here,
My heart's in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer;
A-chasing the wild deer, and following the roe,
My heart's in the Highlands, wherever I go." - Robert Burns. ==
[map=418669 lat=56.68269700000001 Posted by travellinglise in Lisa and Mark's Great European Adventure | Sep 11, 2013
- Haggis and Heartfelt Memories in Oban=="Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal" - From an Irish headstone==
===Travelling Scotland has just got a whole lot easier for us! We've Posted by travellinglise in Lisa and Mark's Great European Adventure | Sep 11, 2013
- Glasgow - Shivering in the Shadow of Edinburgh=="Glasgow's a bit like Nashville, Tennessee: it doesn't care much for the living, but it really looks after the dead." - Billy Connolley==
===Lunch at Posted by travellinglise in Lisa and Mark's Great European Adventure | Sep 10, 2013
Armadale coastline, Isle of Skye
The weather's getting cool, so I bought a much-needed wool hat.
Posted by chschen in Teenie Travels | Jul 16, 2013
- Scotland - ArgyllOur last month has been spent working at a Bed & Breakfast, Melfort House, 30min drive south of Oban in county Argyll, Scotland. Here we have been able to experience rather than just see a place.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/520265/Loch_Melf Posted by reinandleah in REIN & LEAH'S EUROPEAN ADVENTURE | Sep 3, 2013
- An interesting taste!!! hi all,
Well I guess you've gotta give things ago once (well some things that is).... Went to a Highland Scottish night last night and they gave everyone a treat..... Can you guess what???..,.. Yep that's right.... Haggis.... I thought, Posted by JenneanB in A World away from Oz | Sep 2, 2013
- West Highland Way[center]
And we're off (with some new friends)!
A well-deserved rest
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- Kings of the Castle (of Edinburgh)=="I can not be a traitor, for I owe him no allegiance. He is not my Sovereign; he never received my homage; and whilst life is in this persecuted body, he never shall receive it." - Spoken by William Wallace Posted by travellinglise in Lisa and Mark's Great European Adventure | Aug 31, 2013
- Sticky People[center]
Leaving our lovely, quiet campsite
And we embark on the West Highland Way!
[img=http://photos.travellerspoi Posted by chschen in Teenie Travels | Jul 8, 2013
- OutcastTrudging through the city I feel like an outcast. Hiking boots, sloppily layered clothing, hair in wild disarray. We squeeze past women in summer dresses, men in trousers and button-down shirts. At shopping centers, the doormen look somewhere above my Posted by chschen in Teenie Travels | Jul 7, 2013
- Outdoors EdinburghPleasure in a sun-baked back on a brisk Edinburgh morning. This week we get sun, and all the vacationers are out of caravan and tent to bask in its feeble rays. The smell of everyone else's good cooking all around. Posted by chschen in Teenie Travels | Jul 6, 2013
- Free Comedy - Who's Laughing Now?==“This is a city of shifting light, of changing skies, of sudden vistas. A city so beautiful it breaks the heart again and again.” - Alexander McCall Smith==
===Irn Bru is the favourite soft drink of Scotland. It apparent Posted by travellinglise in Lisa and Mark's Great European Adventure | Aug 28, 2013