- Scottish FoodScottish food can be intense(ly unhealthy) and I’m not sure our bodies have fully forgiven us yet, but in time they will understand our need to try local cuisine wherever we go.
Haggis, Neeps, and Tatties: Haggis is the world famous Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | Jul 3, 2013
- Skye Back ScratcherHow does a sheep scratch its back?
On a campervan muffler.
That’s one of the lovely little things we saw on the Isle of Skye today. We have been here two days and we are all pretty much gob-smacked at how Posted by joreilly in The Wapstra's in Scotland | Jul 1, 2013
- What happened to the Blog?
What happened to the blog?
Nothing. We have just been so busy that I haven’t had a chance to write anything.
In the last 2 weeks, Moo has finished school, we have finished work, grandma 1 (Nan aka Helen, my mum) Posted by joreilly in The Wapstra's in Scotland | Jun 28, 2013
- North BerwickAfter a great night with David and Anne, who came over for dinner in the castle last night, we decided to drive down the coast for the day. Found this neat coastal town called North Berwick. It's history is ferrying Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jun 27, 2013
- Our room at the Castle.Known as the Alexander room. It's huge. I get 7 x 8 paces and that's without the wardrobes and ensuite. We overlook the main garden, the falconry and Archery range. Very nice.
The castle dates back to 1350, but with many Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jun 25, 2013
- Robert Smail's and Sons. Printing works.In a place called Innerleithen. Had heard about this place, so had to have a look. Like stepping back in time. Everything is here and still working from 1866. A water wheel provides power and you get to set and Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jun 23, 2013
- Sensational Scotland19th May
After a gruelling 9 hour coach ride with only 1 pit stop we arrived in Edinburgh, two day prior to the start of our group tour. Our hostel was surprisingly cosy, originally an old church that fell out of Posted by Wongderful in Ameizing Andventures | Jun 23, 2013
- The canal boat......it's been awhile since I updated, due to having no WIFI while we were on the canal boat.
We picked up the boat ok, and after a hand over, we set off up 2 locks and straight onto the Falkirk Wheel. Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jun 22, 2013
- ...Still in Callander, Scotland.Got up this morning, ready and rearing to go, packed up the mighty Vauxhall, we all clambered in and one started doing the sniffles, then there was a cough, and before you know it, the whole car had "man flu". Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jun 13, 2013
- Were now in a place called Callander.We left Nairn after watching everyone rushing off to work whilst we were having a full Scottish breakfast and casually gazing out onto the main street. The B & B we were in, was a couple of hundred years old, Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jun 12, 2013
- Day 32We enjoyed breakfast at the Missoni. We have noticed that none of the staff at the Hotel are from UK, but are from a variety of European countries - Finland, Italy, Spain etc. It was the same at Bidbury Court Posted by Tomheasley in Oversea Trip - Tom and Hope | Jun 12, 2013
- Day 31We had a very nice breakfast beside a bay window. We really enjoyed it. The service was very good (and they had grapefruit juice and grapefruit!). After emailing etc. we left for Edinburgh.
As we were a bit early we decided Posted by Tomheasley in Oversea Trip - Tom and Hope | Jun 11, 2013
- Fort George & Culloden First of all....happy birthday to my bro, Ian.
Awesome day today, with a big step back in time in Scottish history. Fort George was built after the battle of Culloden in 1746. It's a massive army base of 42 acres. Built Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jun 10, 2013
- Glasgow airport
Only about a 2 hr drive to the airport at Glasgow so we ate late and took the coast road north. Passed a couple of the ferrys that go to Ireland at Finnarts Bay.
Stopped at Ballantrae beach Posted by SteveandNet in European Grandeur | Jun 9, 2013
Took a scenic route away from the main road again which took us past another of the lakes called Ullswater. The terrain again was very different with high towering mountains both sides and a narrow winding road with Posted by SteveandNet in European Grandeur | Jun 9, 2013
- Exploring the HighlandsBeen awhile since I updated. Had or have a cold. Reckon from the plane trip. Getting better each day. The B&B were staying at is really nice, friendly hosts and nothing is a bother. The breakfasts are to die for, Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jun 8, 2013
- Brown and Sticky, A Dark Shadow and A Photo in the NewspaperWe have had an action filled 5 days with Wim and Martha who arrived here last Thursday and left again Wednesday this week. I took the Friday and Monday off work and had an extended weekend. It was fabulous to Posted by joreilly in The Wapstra's in Scotland | Jun 8, 2013
- Day 30We had a very nice breakfast. The lady who runs the B&B is an exceptionally friendly person and very helpful as well. The B&B (Dunallan Guest House) was very homely.
We left there to drive to Loch an Eilein (meaning “Loch Posted by Tomheasley in Oversea Trip - Tom and Hope | Jun 7, 2013
- Day 29We had a lovely breakfast in a room with large windows overlooking the loch. It was very nice.
We left the B&B and drove into Fort William. We took a photo of the loch as the water was so calm. It Posted by Tomheasley in Oversea Trip - Tom and Hope | Jun 7, 2013
The trains didn't wake us and we didn't stir til 8am.
While filling the car with fuel at Pitlochry we discovered sneaky Bell's whiskey distillery was right across the road! Just missed a tour again, so we drove on promising Posted by SteveandNet in European Grandeur | Jun 6, 2013
- Day 28We had a very nice breakfast and then left for our journey to Fort William. We are going up through the Southern Scottish Highlands. Hope enjoyed this drive immensely. She exclaimed the whole way at the scenery.
We passed Loch Lubnaig Posted by Tomheasley in Oversea Trip - Tom and Hope | Jun 6, 2013
- Day 27We left the Lake District today and travelled to Scotland. We packed up and had breakfast. Ian and Helga were there and a friendly couple from Canada. The Canadian man had been born in England – his hometown was Winchcombe. Posted by Tomheasley in Oversea Trip - Tom and Hope | Jun 6, 2013
- My first wee dram of aged whiskey in Scotland........an acquired taste....so I went back for another....twice. They have a saying over here, "never have whiskey without water, and never have water without whiskey".
Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jun 5, 2013
We aimed to be at the Highland Family Historical Society on the other side of the river by their 10am opening time to see if we could fine a birth record for my grandfather, Ross. The registrar did a Posted by SteveandNet in European Grandeur | Jun 5, 2013
- We're in Scotland !!We got away from Oz on time and certainly did well getting an evening flight out of Perth. Our body clocks had us fall asleep in no time and the 11 hour flight to Dubai was done mostly asleep. Got Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jun 4, 2013