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  • Summer in ScotlandWe flew to Edinburgh from Cork on Wednesday July 29. The weather in Edinburgh was almost identical to what we had left behind, only a little less windy. Our Air BnB host was also complaining about the lack of summer, Posted by suel1960 in Sue's 2015 adventure continued | Aug 8, 2015
  • The far, far North and the Orkneys An early start Saturday morning as our ferry to Stromness, Orkney Islands departed at 8:45am and we wanted to be there in plenty of time to board and get a cappuccino. The included cooked breakf Posted by lyndel.hebden in Indian rally tour 2015 | Aug 2, 2015
  • North to Scotland! Tuesday 28 July saw us leaving York for Leith, Edinburgh in light rain. We had put in an order for sunshine or at least just cloud cover but we had to put up with the ongoing weather pattern Posted by lyndel.hebden in Indian rally tour 2015 | Aug 2, 2015
  • "Bristling Country"Now that William and the Harpers have left the Lake District, the speed with which they travel increases dramatically. Compared to the two weeks spent exploring what seemed like every inch of the innumerable valleys, mountains and lakes of Grasmere Posted by W.Hatch in TRAVELLING ROCKFORD TIES | Jul 17, 2015
  • Final Full Day in ScotlandToday was our last day in Edinburgh. We all liked Scotland quite a lot. While it is extremely expensive (your U.S. Dollars are not going too far right now), it is a worthwhile place to visit. I Posted by Amber Garrison in The One Less Traveled By | Jul 17, 2015
  • Edinburgh Castle Today our main activity was touring Edinburgh Castle. We also went through the Robert Loius Stevenson part of the Writer's Museum (since I teach Treasure Island), swung through the Scottish National Gallery, did some shopping, and went to Calton Posted by Amber Garrison in The One Less Traveled By | Jul 16, 2015
  • Two ToursToday was a great day. Even my run (in under amour cold gear) was absolutely lovely in the park across the street from our apartment...and it is so safe, I was comfortable running by myself. (Grant was fighting Posted by Amber Garrison in The One Less Traveled By | Jul 15, 2015
  • Jet LagWell, despite our mishap this morning we are all okay. I am getting a little delirious, and I honestly don't want to think how many hours I have had without any real sleep. How many hours before the Posted by Amber Garrison in The One Less Traveled By | Jul 14, 2015
  • Tent AdventuresGet up, pack up the tent, drive, explore, set up tent....7 days of this and it was a long 7 days at that. Wasn't as bad as I thought, but was looking forward to sleeping in a real bed in Posted by MorganErikaOE in Love & Adventures | Jul 2, 2015
  • Scotland - islandsFirst days - Orkney & Shetland We had smooth sailing all night and our first day was in Orkney. We weren't able to get either of the tour alternatives I wanted, so we decided to wander the town of Kirkwall for Posted by TandTtravel in Europe 2015 | Jun 28, 2015
  • Glasgow and the highlands A short visit to Glasgow so we just did a bit of walking, then some resting for my back! We decided that a visit to the highlands was a must, so we bought train tickets to Fort William and headed there. Posted by TandTtravel in Europe 2015 | Jun 23, 2015
  • Edinburgh I flew from warm sunny Amsterdam to cold overcast Edinburgh on Saturday, June 6. I got to the hostel in the early evening where for the third time I met up with my Australian friend Dallan. Colby and I had Posted by geoffboulton in Europe | Jun 22, 2015
  • Edinburgh It was a long train trip coming from Lille through London to Edinburgh - it went smoothly enough (apart from the Eurostar being half an hour late, which is apparently unusual but made us miss a connection and have to Posted by TandTtravel in Europe 2015 | Jun 18, 2015
  • Edinburgh Day 4Wednesday 10th June When planning this trip, Jill made sure that our accommodation met certain criteria. These included a kitchen, a separate bedroom from the living areas, WiF Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2015 | Jun 10, 2015
  • Edinburgh Day 3Tuesday 9th June An even better day today, with warm sunshine and clear skies. We ventured down to the Royal Yacht Britannia and what a delight the self guided tour was! It has been rated as one of the Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2015 | Jun 9, 2015
  • Edinburgh Day 2Monday 8th June The sun is shining and the wind is at a standstill. It was still quite cool for us, so a multi layered approach was necessary to go out into the day. Some of the locals think Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2015 | Jun 8, 2015
  • Can You RememberCan you remember back to a time when life was such that you could or would; Park your car for free in town, get out and walk away ... no need to lock it. Drive along waving to all the Posted by DeniseUK15 in Denise n Rob UK Tripping | Jun 7, 2015
  • Edinburgh Day 1Sunday 7th June What are our impressions of Scotland, so far? Well, it is very green, very very green. It has mountains a plenty. It has cold weather, even in Spring and it is almost Summer. It Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2015 | Jun 7, 2015
  • Cliffs and CleftsCliffs and Clefts Up at 7:20, breakfast at the hotel and into the car onto A970 North aiming for the cliffs at Esha Ness. Rob took lovely shots out the right side of the island towards Gletness, Eswick. Then passing the Loch Posted by DeniseUK15 in Denise n Rob UK Tripping | Jun 7, 2015
  • Gairloch to Inverness to EdinburghSaturday 6th June I am writing this sitting at a window and in the distance I can see the Royal Yacht Britannia moored on the docks of the Edinburgh waterfront. Actually, it d Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2015 | Jun 6, 2015
  • Sailing on the WindWhile Rob was at the hospital lab with Geoff, I sat at Fjara waiting for my coffee to come, looking longingly over the grey waves crashing on the rocks. I wanted to see if any seals were visiting today. The Posted by DeniseUK15 in Denise n Rob UK Tripping | Jun 5, 2015
  • Gairloch Day 6Friday 5th June The showers rolled in again this morning and it did not stop raining until about 3 in the afternoon. Then the sun came out. Yippee! So we grabbed the chance and drove to a spot Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2015 | Jun 5, 2015
  • Gairloch Day 5Thursday 4th June Yes, it has been Ground Hog Day here again! But a good one. Just some walks on beaches and the walk around to the pier again. It would be very easy to get into a Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2015 | Jun 4, 2015
  • Rocky ShorelineThough we'd planned to have a sleep in this morning that plan was revised when Geoff suggested a lab visit at 9am for Rob. So we got up usual time, packed our heaving bags, ate our last Karrawara breakfast prepared Posted by DeniseUK15 in Denise n Rob UK Tripping | Jun 3, 2015
  • Rocky ShorelineThough we'd planned to have a sleep in this morning that plan was revised when Geoff suggested a lab visit at 9am for Rob. So we got up usual time, packed our heaving bags, ate our last Karrawara breakfast prepared Posted by DeniseUK15 in Denise n Rob UK Tripping | Jun 3, 2015
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