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Trip: Scouting Scotland

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Photos: Last day - one more castle

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 3 Sep 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Last day - one more castle!

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 3 Sep 2010 | Views [261]

Our last day! With not a moment to waste we staggered to the bus and started the long road back to Edinburgh (sniff sniff!). Our first stop was St. Conan’s Church, a beautiful old church built by some guy for his mother. It was pretty ... Read more >


Photos: Whisky & dancing

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 2 Sep 2010 | Photo Gallery

Touring the whisky distillery in Oban followed by Scottish dancing...all in a day's work!
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Whisky & dancing

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 2 Sep 2010 | Views [262]

The following day there were quite a few bleary eyes on the bus, mine included, and we were glad to have been peer-pressured into catching the Malaig ferry across to the mainland, rather than taking the longer and apparently “vomit-inducing” ... Read more >

Tags: ceilidh, oban, whisky


Photos: Bridge over the sea

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 1 Sep 2010 | Photo Gallery

More adventures on the Isle of Skye
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Bridge over the sea

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 1 Sep 2010 | Views [247]

The following day started bright and early (a little too bright and early for some of the group) with a visit to Sligachen, the faerie river which is said to impart beauty and/or wisdom to any one dumb enough to submerge their face in it for 7 ... Read more >


Photos: Wells, waterfalls & blueberries

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Wells, waterfalls & blueberries

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | Views [295]

I got up early to take a short walk around the town in search of some islands in the river Neil mentioned the previous day. I didn’t find them…typical. Our first stop was to look for some dolphins in the river, and Graham (one of the Aussies) swore ... Read more >


Photos: New group, new adventure

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 30 Aug 2010 | Photo Gallery

First day of five days pootling around the Scottish Highlands
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New group, new adventure

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 30 Aug 2010 | Views [344]

I’d decided to take a 5-day bus tour as it seemed the cheapest and easiest way of getting a look at a large area of Scotland in a short period of time. Although my pet hate about organized tours is being in large groups and being rushed through tourist ... Read more >

Tags: culloden, loch ness, scotland, the hermitage


Photos: A museum OUTSIDE?

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 28 Aug 2010 | Photo Gallery

Beamish Outdoor Museum in Newcastle - wandering around and trying to avoid the rain
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Outdoor museums and indoor comedians

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 28 Aug 2010 | Views [380]

I had just over a week to kill before my next stint working and so decided to head north to Scotland while the weather was still relatively good (i.e. not snowing). Three days of rain in London before heading up did not bode well though.... Read more >

Tags: beamish outdoor museum, comedian, edinburgh, fringe festival, newcastle

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