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... buried in front of the altar, his heart, in a casket, was buried with her, hence the name. As it was only a ruin and it was pouring with rain, took a photo and had lunch before driving on along the shore of Sołway Firth. A really wet afternoon as we drove west. Stopped at a smokehouse to buy lots of food goodies before driving through Stranraer to camp at a farm. Ferry to Ireland ...
... the lighthouse.
It stands above a beach the stretches for miles to the north.
The main draw card to Dunskey Gardens and Maze is a charming
18th century walled garden that has been revitalised and replanted
in recent years. The gardens also has glasshouses, built in Victorian times. I
took myself on a quick walk around, but returned to the tearoom for the start of
the tour ...
... and got a pastry to eat. All the locals assumed we were going on the walk and told us how well marked the trail is which is reassuring but the winds were not. At 7am it is still dark until about 8:30am, we found a pub/bnb that was doing breakfast while we waited for the sun to come up, everyone coming in and out was fascinated by what we were planning to do. Finally it was time to set off we walked to the start already getting blown sideways to look up at what looked like ...
... itself. He then cycled one-legged in the midday heat for 30 miles, pushing his bike up some massive hills, after failing to hitch a lift to the next town. After a massive meal we went for a swim. James dived in a little too deep and hit his hand off a sea urchin! Cue a painful hospital visit where they removed the tiny black bits with tweezers from his fingertips.
Early the next day we hoped to catch a catamaran to Split from Korčula, ...
... our table who turned out to be a photographer, who was heading to South Africa shortly.. to photograph action at the World Cup! Lucky guy. We got a good laugh when we found out he was a professional photographer.. after we had been bragging about how good a photographer our brother was..
Dinner itself included a superb seafood appetizer platter and a perfectly done beef tenderloin, each piece carved ...