Travel Blogs from Stranraer
Today was a full day. We started the day with a 40 minute Journey to Culzean Castle (pronounced Kullane). At one point on our drive we ended up on this tiny narrow road that was barely as wide as our car (and it was paved)! Thought for sure we were lost but nope it took us to where we needed to go. The castle was built in 1777 and sat on a cliff overlooking ...
Wednesday was beautifully sunny, though still cool. The
temperature only climbed to 17 degrees. The sun shining does affect my mood
greatly, making me have faith once more in Mother Nature!
My intention for my first stop was Dunskey Gardens but as it
was early I followed my nose, and some sign posts, to Killantringan Lighthouse,
a mile or so along a very narrow road. There is no ...
... relating the
changes in women’s fashion to the suffragette movement and information about
the local framing history, particularly cheese making. There is currently a
temporary exhibition called ‘Teen Comics: Action, Adventure and Agony Aunts’. A
history of British comics from the 1950’s to the present day. It is supported
by a display of school children’s attempts at their own comic drawings. An intriguing
My bag seemed
heavier than a week ago when I arrived in Edinburgh. Luckily I only had to carry
it across the road from the hotel and into Waverley Train Station to pick up
the car I had hired for the next 12 days.
The drive out
of Edinburgh proved interesting – going the wrong way in the car park; having
difficulty getting the car into reverse (to the left and up, not to the right
as I expected); the lights ...
... I moved to the Haven Cross where I had booked for the next few days, a reprieve to continue resting and get ready for Ireland, Wales and England.
I had come to the conclusion, after several days of not being able to walk more than a few feet without extreme pain, that my walk was over, but still hoped to do more later on. My friend in Wales texts every so often and when I told him I was injured he said, "Get to a doctor to have it checked...it's free." I knew it was free ...