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... around there, but unfortunately there is no view of the castle itself.
David was quite keen to watch Scotland vs. France rugby match on TV with his dad, which gave Maria an "opportunity" to sort the bags out for Glasgow. On the upside, the 'bar' opened early for kickoff but on the downside, Scotland lost the game in the last minute.
... enough time to have a look around, but to our surprise the lady at counter said it closed in October and wouldn't open again until April. However she advised we could go up to the balcony, which gave us a nice view of the what I would call castle rather than a mere house.
Since we had time on our hands, we drove on to Selkirk and visited Lochcarron - producer of tartans. Being ...
... originally an Englishman's head that was used!!
After all the excitement it was time for some afternoon tea and sweet Scottish treats at Teviot Smokery. We drove back through Kelso also with an abbey and beautiful old town centre. Through the car windows we saw the huge Floors Castle - home of the Duke of Roxburgh. The drive continued back to Melrose through St Boswells ...
... on the banks of the River Tweed, very famous for salmon fishing. There have been quite a few walking paths created in the wider area so we managed to get a decent length walk in and work up an appetite for lunch.
As it was Maria's first time visiting David's mum and dad's house, his mum was keen to show the old pictures and movies of David as a baby and toddler.
... topped with fresh strawberries and cream and honey. Yum. I was very full and ready for sleep. Both of my feet were very tender and my heels were hurting, I was limping.
In the morning I had a good breakfast and mentioned to Bill (June's husband) the troubles I'd had finding a map of the Way and that I'd gotten turned around twice already. He went upstairs and came back with exactly what I needed! Two route maps of the Way. One for the Eastern half and one for the West. I ...
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