Duchally Country Estate
Travel Blogs from Auchterarder
... me to talk to people. We met a really nice prof named Catherine, who was really funny and cool. She took us to meet one of the grad students and he took us to another post doc. By 2pm we decided we'd had enough science, so we left to go be tourists.
One of my goals while visiting Scotland was to learn how to appreciate Scotch whisky. Bridget and I headed off to a place called "The Whisky Experience" which is right in the center of ...
Today we are on a full day tour of Glencoe and lochness to see Nessie! It's pretty cool. The food here is so different. Sandwich options were cheese and pickle, hummus and pepper,egg and mayonnaise as well as ham and tomato. Yuckkkkkk!!!! The views were magnificent,no surprises. It's official this is the place I Am sending mom and dad when I'm a wealthy and prominent physician one day ;) the highlands are gorgeous filled ...
... 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 ...
Stayed at a girl called Anjila of Jamacian/Chinese ethnicity but living and studying in Edinburgh.
I arrived and she wasn't home to let me in, which was a testiment of just how open she is to hosting people, instead 4 of her other guests she barely knew let me in. :)
We went out that night to a club, too mainstream for me to ...
... Edward I invaded and took the stone to London. It sat under the throne at Westminster Abbey for the next 700 years and was returned to Scotland in 1996 by Elizabeth II.
One of the lesser known sights we saw at Edinburgh Castle is the Dog Cemetery. It has been in use since Queen Victoria's time for regimental mascots and officer's dogs. There is only one other like it in Scotland at Fort George, which was ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center