Ayre's Rock Hostel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... thinking of a trip to thailand in 2016.. and maybe a week in Norway in the fall or winter next year.... gah working at Scapa means my list has just gotten A LOT longer. The fact I am a 5 minute walk to work, the shops and some of my aunts and uncles is amazing. I love just being able to pop to the shop if I need milk or eggs or whatever. Even better I loved being able to stumble home to my own bed after a night out at the pubs. Which I did ...
... to leave anything on the plate, so good. I start my day at the gym and Perce with his walk on the upper outside deck which is quite cold. I did try it for a lap and decided that it was too uncomfortable. A lot of people do it though. The gym is well equipped and as I go early there aren't many people about. In this weather, swimming is not an option, but it is a lovely area to relax in whilst ...
... connection, as these places / settlements are 5000 years old (and being visited by bus loads of tourists daily) the records are not that well kept. These remains of ancient civilisations are older than the pyramids - no joke. While at Skara Brae they lived underground, due in part to there being no trees on Orkney, at Gurness they built a forts containing families both above and below ground. Like the ...
... year old mark. This is a single 4m x 4m room with some small chambers off to the side. It was excavated in 1861. When all the debris was removed they found runic inscriptions which were really just vikings defacing the walls with graffiti in the 12th century. The inscriptions say stupid stuff, like I'm the king of the world!!! Not really but stuff just like that. It is the largest collection of runic writing in the world.
My last visit for ...
it's "always ourselves we find in the sea"
We have travelled up the east coast of Scotland stopping at various towns and hamlets until we made our way to the ferry terminal at the outer most edges of the mainland. Orkney islands are more norse the books say but it's still cows and sheep for the most part. Beautiful lands here. We came to walk in the neolithic sites, standing stones older ...