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Drove down several motorways from Stirling to Dumfries. Then to Caerlaverock Castle.
What a contrast from Stirling yesterday!
Caerlaverock is the ancient seat of the MAXWELL family and now no more than a splendid ruin in an idyllic settling. Fiona and Rowan had been there in 2006. Situated almost on the sea, south of Dumfries, surrounded by a moat, it was fantastic to wander through the ruin and imagine John's distant ancestors living there! Built in ...
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The Britannia Leeds Hotel is our first 'chain' hotel and the first hotel that is close to our £50/night budget. It seems to be pitched primarily as an overnight stop for coach passengers, (there are three in the car park), and is clean and basic if a little jaded. Although we tried to take the room + breakfast deal when we checked in, it seems that the night man didn't manage that and we're not on the list, requiring a quick trip back to ...
... the next cairn in the distance. As it leveled out I thought I had reached the summit, wrong. I had read that this was the case, you kept thinking you had reached the top as you crest a number of false summits, but until you reach the trig point and topping stone you need to keep going. By now the wind stronger than I had ever been in for a sustained period. The loneliness and desolation gave me a strange feeling of euphoria and the cloud cover only helped make this ...
... activities had been planned for us including dinner with members of the local Annan Rotary Club, a Scottish evening arranged by Annan Club, a full day trip to a world heritage site which I didn't go on because I couldn't leave Treacle for 8 hours, a quiz, a trip to a local war time museum and lots of eating and drinking together.
It was a very 'Scottish' rally. On the first night we had dinner with members of the Annan Rotary club followed by a talk by an expert ...
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The buzz of Summer becomes a distant memory as the Lakes revert to an Autumn Calm. The landscape takes on its golden shawl as if it were glowing with pride at the spend our ...