Duchally Country Estate
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... spread of seafood for dinner and a ginger beer watching the sunset. On our way back to Edinburgh we stopped off at Glencoe mountain. They have a chair lift that operates all year round. For £10 you get a packed lunch and a lift pass to go the top which I though was pretty good value. We sat at the top eating our lunch in our shorts and tshirts which was a bit funny because only 100m was left over snow from the winter. Last winter there was so ...
The philosophy of travel is to "sharpen the edge of life". This notion is particularly appealing to those of us who tend to balance our time between watching countless episodes of 'How I Met Your Mother' and online shopping for a pretty little stationery set to add to our overwhelming pile of stationery that has never been used.
And just as you think you've found that PERFECT filing folder to add to that pile, after hours of sieving ...
... So, off we went. Fabulous Italian cuisine @ Jamie Oliver's Italian, authentic peking duck @ some Chinese restaurant and chicken @ Nando's, the UK's famous chicken paradise.
No food without drinks though. Evening after evening we strolled down Edinburgh's bars, alternating between authentic, Victorian style pubs/bars and trendy cocktailbars. Yes, surprisingly even my dad experimented with cocktails instead of his good old beer.
What was even more ...
... to pick-up our hire car. Challenged accepted and some time later challenged achieved, albeit both wetter for the experience. At this stage, Michelle's immune system is being sorely tested! The drive out of Edinburgh to head north was a challenge. Not only had I not driven a manual car since 1984, but not driven in peak hour Edinburgh traffic - not a very smart combination. Anyhow, 45 minutes later we get out the one way streets and small lane ways ...
... catfish like some that have been found in other Lochs. I'm going to pretend its totally a giant dinosaur though.
Most of our day was spent in a bus. It was raining again, so we mostly toured the Rannoch Moor (a mountain range) and Trussex National Park while inside the bus. Our guide Mike was great at telling us a bunch of really interesting stories from the areas we were traveling through though.
We did stop in Glencoe to get lunch. ...