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In the morning we had a look around Rothesay and then took an open top bus tour round the island of Bute. It only took an hour and a quarter. Bute became very popular with holiday makers from Glasgow in Victorian times. Though in recent years it has fallen out if favour for the Costa Dell Sol, its natural beauty and the Victorian toilets remain.
... Very interesting to watch.
The Kelpies are sculptures of two Clydesdale horses. They represent mytical creatures that could manifest themselves in various forms in olden times. If you upset them they would throw you in the river and make sure you drowned.
The Wheel is a boat lift used to transfer barges and pleasure craft from one canal to another, instead of using locks they use a boat lift. Very interesting to watch.
At breakfast we were excused The Full Scottish - much as one loves the whole egg-bacon-sausage-black-pudding-haggis- potato-scone-tomatoes-and-mushroom Thing, it can be A Bit Much after a while, and we delighted to be able to have a wonderful fresh fruit platter as well as some... vegemite toast!! Apparently a jar was left there some time ago by an Australian guest on their last night before returning home, and is a magnet for all visiting Aussies. It's ...
... complete some of the ruins are. Imagine how much more must be under the ground waiting for the time and money to be discovered. I find the roman bath houses quite fascinating as the buildings are quite involved and again to think they worked all this out without modern technology. The museum here is fill of parts from the Hadrians wall and other roman forts that the previous owner had collected, it included some roman shoes and jewellery so all ...
Scuba Dive! This is will most likely happen in Indonesia! If I have time I will do a course, if not I will do a one day trip!
Try new food! Especially weird street food in Thailand!
Volunteer! Stuart and I are planning on volunteering at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai! ...