Travel Blogs from Alloa, United Kingdom

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SURPRISE !!  Video of us arriving at my parents, Alloa, United Kingdom travel blog

SURPRISE !! Video of us arriving at my parents

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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Right finally got round to uploading these.. So we kept our coming home secret to surprise our family and it went down a treat.  My sister was in the know so she picked us up from Edinburgh Airport which of course was rainy and freezing cold. ...

The search for Leanne Fraoch, Alloa, United Kingdom travel blog

The search for Leanne Fraoch

A travel blog entry by 35mph

... the secret to his captors. Slightly less tragic but still sad - the brewery was closed it being a Sunday and all. A tour of Alloa itself turned up nothing - the off-licences were all closed and the supermarkets didn't stock it. I had visions of phoning ...

Hogmannay, Alva, United Kingdom travel blog

Hogmannay

A travel blog entry by kathrynmccormic

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... little success and a dancing game where you choose a corner and one gets dismissed.  At half time the pipe band from Alloa came and performed. You can't beat the "Scotchies" for stirring the spirit. Then supper was served. Scovies! It is potato and ...

A Sunglasses Day!, Alloa, United Kingdom travel blog

A Sunglasses Day!

A travel blog entry by kathrynmccormic

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Today was the king of day that Scot's must say, "This is why I live here!". The sun was shining, although there were a few clouds in the sky so we had to find our sunglasses.  We decided to travel to Oban, a coastal town, before we headed home to ...

A Scottish Day!, Alloa, United Kingdom travel blog

A Scottish Day!

A travel blog entry by kathrynmccormic

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Today we were confined to barracks as the Scottish weather became a bit too much for us tourists. It was raining quite heavily when we woke up and then it continued for most of the day. The lazy ones stayed in bed so I was up with Tom having breakfast ...

Abington to Alloa. 57 miles. Total 635 miles, Alloa, United Kingdom travel blog

Abington to Alloa. 57 miles. Total 635 miles

A travel blog entry by anglocans

... in the scheduled area, so they made up ham and cheese rolls, copious cups of tea and apple pie for dessert. The next stop was Alloa where we are now safely housed in a large old hotel in the High Street. Our dinner tonight was at Aldo's, an Italian ...

Looking For Mel, Alloa, United Kingdom travel blog

Looking For Mel

A travel blog entry by kathrynmccormic

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Today has been a steep learning curve into Scottish history. I wish I had have gone to see "Braveheart" as this is his territory. There have been many a battle for Scotland here. Knights, nobles and foreign ambassadors flocked to the Royal Court at ...

Sunny Alva, Alloa, United Kingdom travel blog

Sunny Alva

A travel blog entry by kathrynmccormic

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Today we walked on the paths of Wendy and Wendy's forebears. We went for a hike up Alva Glen. There are lots of glens along the mountainside where the hills meet. I gather they would all have water rushing down them as there is lots of water around. Alva ...

Scotland, Menstrie, United Kingdom travel blog

Scotland

A travel blog entry by lucyshephard

Today I was flying from London to Edinburgh with EasyJet which was supposed to be a simple 1 hour flight.... Not so easy! My flight to Edinburgh was delayed twice! After arriving at the airport a couple of hours early (because I had nothing else to do), ...

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