- 15th to 18th August - ScotlandThursday 15th August – Bath (England) to Edinburgh (Scotland)
Earliest start so far this morning – 4am the alarm went off and we were up, ready to go to Bristol airport for our 6.30am departure to Edinburgh. The lovely Jack Posted by tarah_nz in Our OE in 2-0-1-3 | Aug 20, 2013
- Enchanting EdinburghMy trip to Edinburgh was awesome! When I got off the bus to meet Steve at Waverley Station early Tuesday afternoon there were street performers and buskers in the parks and on street corners, and loads of people out Posted by SammyO in My gelato journey | Aug 11, 2013
- Top things in ScotlandBeing the last night, we thought it would be good to put together a top-five list of Scotland from each of us. Most of us couldn’t stick to just 5 things. They are listed in no particular order and feel Posted by joreilly in The Wapstra's in Scotland | Jul 13, 2013
- Proud, slightly uncoordinated puffins and dodgem toadletsWe left Isle of Skye last Saturday and headed to Oban further down the west coast of Scotland. It was a little sad to leave Skye after our week there as it is such a wonderful, relaxed, beautiful spot in Posted by joreilly in The Wapstra's in Scotland | Jul 13, 2013
- NessieFlew from London to Inverness with Emma on Wednesday and spent the afternoon in the Black Aisle. I love Inverness, it is so pretty and reminds me a lot of New Zealand..
This is Cromarty point... We were going to Posted by jessruthvk in Europe and beyond | Jul 6, 2013
- Unsafe Snacks Scottish EditionIRN BRU: Bright Fluoro-orange, saturated with sugar & caffeine, and at times banned in some countries due it its ingredients. Scotland’s national soft drink has a unique hard to describe flavour and is used as a flavour in sweets and Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | Jul 4, 2013
- More on the Isle of SkyeWell, they say Tasmania has 4 seasons in one day, here on the Isle of Skye we can have 4 seasons in 5 minutes. Windy, then raining, then sunny, then warm, then raining and windy, then dry and calm, then Posted by joreilly in The Wapstra's in Scotland | Jul 4, 2013
- 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
- Scotland Day 13-15Day 13: On this foggy morning we were finally coming to the end of our Haggis tour with only a few more sights to see.
Eilean Donan Castle, the castle was founded in the thirteenth century, and became a stronghold of Posted by Wongderful in Ameizing Andventures | Jul 2, 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
- Scotland Day 7-8Scotland day 7: This morning we saw the Churchill barriers.The barriers were built in the 1940s primarily as naval defences to protect the anchorage at Scapa Flow from attack by german U-boats.
Posted by Wongderful in Ameizing Andventures | 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
- Scotland Day 11-12Day 11: Now on the Isle of Lewis, famous for the oldest complete chess set, our first stop was to see even more standing stones...cos we just hadn't got enough of them yet!! These were known as the Calanais Standing Posted by Wongderful in Ameizing Andventures | Jul 1, 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
- Scotland Day 5-6Day 5: Off to the Orkney Isles we saw a Mei’s Chinese take-away hahahaha.
Had look at some rich person’s mansion that looked like a castle.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/484894/IMG_ Posted by Wongderful in Ameizing Andventures | 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
- Scotland Day 9-10Day 9: Our first free day! We mega slept in till late which in hindsight was a bit of a waste but we were just so exhausted!! However we did walk along the canal of Loch Ness and got to Posted by Wongderful in Ameizing Andventures | Jun 30, 2013
- Scotland Day 3-4Day 3: Today we decided to get some history so off to the National Museum of Scotland we went. We got to see and learn a whole lot of stuff about not just Scotland’s history but around the world. We Posted by Wongderful in Ameizing Andventures | Jun 24, 2013
- Scotland Day 1-2Day 1: Arriving before our tour started we had 2 days free in Edinburgh after a gruelling 9 hour coach ride with only 1 pit stop. Our hostel was surprisingly cosy, originally an old church that fell out of use. 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