John O'Groats

Canisbay, Wick, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, KW1 4YH, United Kingdom | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Wick

Orkney Islands

A travel blog entry by rerowand on Aug 09, 2014

... arrived with his two ships, but then Håkon treacherously turned up with eight ships. Magnus was captured and offered to go into exile or prison, but an assembly of chieftains insisted that one earl must die. Håkon's standard bearer refused to execute Magnus, and an angry Håkon made his cook Lifolf kill Magnus. Magnus prayed to God for Lifolf, and then told him to strike him in the head with the axe, because a beheading was not a ...

Battlefields and ghosts

A travel blog entry by suelacey on Aug 21, 2013

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... the wind, few houses, the craggy inland hills covered with pink heather - it's beautiful country and in the winter it must be so cold and windswept all year round. Had difficulty getting shots from the bus because I wasn't on the sea side.

Into Wick in the early afternoon. We did not do the option offered to go out to the Castle of Mey but instead wandered along the waterfront of the town.


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Summer is really here

A travel blog entry by jandmtravel on Jul 08, 2013

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... is an airforce base and we could see a jet flying over us several times (must have been practicing landing and taking off) before flying far out over the north sea. Next we called into Fort George at the entrance to Moray Firth as we have been told it was a good place to see the dolphins. None today, but Jim walked to the desk for paying to enter the fort, and since it was quite a way in he managed to see alot. He said it was huge but at 8.90 each we weren't going ...

Day 0 - Got lost between station and first B&B

A travel blog entry by kieranwhelan on May 21, 2013

2 comments, 1 photo

... started raining heavily, my directions were less than perfect and my bike sat nav froze. So a phone call to the B&B for directiuons was called for. Mrs Leask gave me clear instructioins which I failed to follow (jet lag I think)....so when I didn't show after 30 mins she phoned again...embarrassed I said 'nearly there, be with you in a min' ...another 20 mins ...

Happy Hogmonay

A travel blog entry by jeandregericke on Jan 02, 2013

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... clever excuses and ways to avoid being drowned in free whiskey the men kept giving them! Our fathers, always leading by example, came back around 4:20am;) As it turns out, the party didn't stop until 12:00noon New Years Day! So that was New Years in Scotland! In the meantime, we've been taking lots of walks along the rocky coast, which has sometimes turned out absolutely magical. It seems when you least expect it that the weather totally surprises you! We ...

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This hostel, located on Canisbay, Wick, is near Duncansby Head.
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