We managed a few steps yesterday at various locations as we travelled down Scotland.
We went to St Andrew’s but the weather finally broke and it was raining fairly hard with a substantial wind from the North Sea. Skipped our outside lunch for fish and chips with a beer.
We then headed south inland to Stirling. The fog descended part way and was very photogenic!
We zipped on to Stirling and checked out the Castle and the Wallace Monument.
Our final stop was at my young English cousin’s place. We spent the evening catching up and discussing many subjects with her and her Scottish husband.
Hence no blog until today // doing this on the train to Edinburgh. Free wifi!!
I stood up quickly, self consciously caught in the act. I felt the
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There were 3 Distilleries
Balanced by 2 Castles
Plus 1 Cooperage
There was a graveyard to walk
There were endless windy country roads
There was lunch in the village square
There was 1 stone circle
There was 1 Co-op store
There was 1 Railway Station
But oh what a station it was
There was a mountain road
There was a ski hill
There was the sunset
But oh what a sunset it was
It’s late // there is more to the story but that’s it for tonight. Have to go do our Scotch notes.
Note to self
- Chat with elderly lady in cemetery (( done due to insomnia))
- Background on train station
- The ski hill
- Co-op store reference
- Balmoral Castle
- GDP of Scotland
- Crop rotation and heather flowering
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