Ayre's Rock Hostel

Address: Sanday, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom | Hostel
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      The 21st Century Christmas!

      A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Nov 25, 2014

      7 photos

      ... Oh I also got a TV for my room! I am definitely feeling like this is more like my home now, compared to being just a place I am staying. My Aunt was storing my cousins TV and since she is in Canada and doesn't need it, it was offered to me. Which is awesome!!! If Grandad is watching football I can got to my room and watch a movie or a different show. Its been pretty awesome!!

      Family news.....

      Well it was my Aunt Glenda's 50th ...

      At Sea

      A travel blog entry by hartwell on Sep 13, 2014

      9 photos

      ... 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 ...

      The Orkney Islands

      A travel blog entry by gdandpj2013 on Jul 17, 2014

      2 comments, 15 photos

      ... 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 ...

      Don't Mention Zee War !!

      A travel blog entry by rnjemk on Jun 23, 2014


      ... close viewing of the bird, and to enjoy its behaviours. For example, the Fulmar tucks its legs and webbed feet under its feathers in flight. But they become dislodged by turbulence, so the bird will shake its empennage in flight until its 'wheels' are neatly faired. An amusing antic!

      Perhaps the reason for its being so relaxed with humans around is the Fulmar's formidable last line of defence. As they spend long periods of time at sea on the wing, they store a ...

      Hi, Ho. Where's Hoy!

      A travel blog entry by rnjemk on Jun 19, 2014


      ... archaeology, followed by three days on Rousay and Wyre for more geology, archaeology and birdlife. We get back to Kirkwall on 1 July and leave for the Shetlands on the 3rd. This coming Monday, 23 June, we pass the halfway mark. From there it's all down hill - figuratively, temporally!

      Jen joins me in hoping you are all in fine fettle and enjoying every day to the fullest. Many thanks also for your comments on our blog and Facebook. It has been wonderful to have that contact with 'home'.