Travel Blogs from Blairgowrie
the day started off with the disbelief of my walking shoes no longer accommodating my feet which were still swollen from the shock of the day before. i could squeeze them in but the new pressure points weren't worth taking the chance. so despite my better judgement, I switched to the skechers. wider but no support. on the way through the village another long stop to the chemist for inserts. I've spent more on foot care in the last 4 days then in ...
... a boring read doesn't it? besides, I don't think my feet would allow me to run anymore. I managed to get the blister sores to a point of bearing but frequent stops were made due to the set in of a fire sensation to the whole underside of my feet. these shoes really do suck.
all whining aside, the views of today's walk really were stunning. worth the effort ...
... a difference a day makes!!! The weather today was windy, shame it was in our faces and not a tail wind, we would have been finished by lunchtime otherwise. Shep was right today, so hard to cycle into really strong headwinds. We needed to pedal to go downhill. The saving grace was that the clouds were high, so we still had views of the Cairngorms and the ski runs at the top of the day's climb. We reached the 300 mile mark today, that brought a cheer from ...
Left Aboyne and travelled to Edzell where we visited Margaret Taylor, sister of Bridgett Corr. A lovely drive through the back roads. We had morning tea with Margaret then drove through Fern and on to Pitlochery. Went for a walk along the river, shopped, did our washing at the laundromat then had dinner at the pub next to the McDonald's Restuarant & Guest House. The room is quite ...
... own. I spent a long time trying to find it on Google maps satellite. I never did. I finally did find info about it online, but there is really little written about it. Which is surprising because I think its the coolest Celtic cross I have seen in Scotland.
You have to park really where there is no parking, and scoot around a gate that is locked (but there is room for a pedestrian to go by). You walk along a river and then go up a small hill. It is a very short walk though. ...
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