Tigh Na Mara Hotel
Travel Blogs from Stranraer
... absolutely beautiful day. We couldn't have asked for better weather. And the course has spectacular views as many holes sit along the coastline. My first round of course on a links course and I am happy to say I only lost 4 balls! Got back to Troon for a quick bite to eat, catch up on the blog and will be off to bed right away as we have an early start ...
... gardener, Gabby, as guide. Unbelievably, I was the only
interested party! I spent a lovely hour with Gabby, who explained the history
of the gardens and passionately pointed out particular treasures in the plant
collection. The walled garden is edged by a woodland, with loch side views,
rich flora and fauna. I was accompanied for part by a herd of cattle!
I ventured to the most southerly ...
quite disappointingly, with rain. Quite miserable in fact. A change of plans
I drove from
Portpatrick, north into the town of Stranraer, a terminal for ferries to
Belfast. The Stranraer Museum is housed in the historic Old Town Hall, built in
1776. A small but fascinating display of the shire’s past, including one of Scotland’s
oldest ploughs, a look at Stranraer’s Polar explorers, ...
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 ...
... br> Think this experience will teach me how to calm down, chillout and enjoy life more
Learn how to manage time in a more effective way – make best use of our time, not underestimate the time it takes to organise/do something and stop putting off till tomorrow what can be done today.
Living out of a rucksack with less possessions – think that will make me de clutter and be a minimalist when I get ...