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... the fishing fleet access to the North Sea at high tide. However, tides and storms moved the block ships and just a few weeks into the war U-boat U47 slipped in thru the gap at high tide and torpedoed the Destroyer The Royal Oak. Only 1 of the 4 torpedoes hit the bow and caused some damage, waking the hundreds of sailors. They were told it was an internal operational issue and were instructed to go back to sleep. Most did. The U47 performed another circuit and the 2nd salvo ...
... ruins continue to be unearthed, from tombs that date back thousands of years (Maes Howe) to stone homes that we could live in comfortably today (Skara Brae) to the Ness of Brodgar, which has excited archeologists the world over. We walked the Ring of Brodgar (near the Ness) on Sunday. Unlike Stonehenge, you can still get close and touch these standing stones, imagining the people who must have been living nearby. The Ness of Brodgar, ...
... on shopping Saturday and Sunday. I'm so excited!!!!!!!!!! The weather is turning a bit more winter like now, there is a definite frosty nip to the air. I pulled out my big wool scarf that I bought in Dublin today. I'm really hoping we get a bit of snow... I feel like it won't feel like Christmas unless we have a little bit of snow. fingers crossed. The Christmas light are up at Granddads so that is making it fee a bit more like Christmas. we haven't ...
... is in port. Breakfast is in the buffet section as the service in the main dining room is too slow. We use this time to review the schedule of activities that are on for the day and decide what we want to do. As we have been fairly busy over the last few days we have decided to take it easy today. If you have any questions just post them in the blog comments and I will try to answer them as we go ...
... day as soon as our plight had been advised, and received short shrift. "These things happen for operational reasons, and that is that!" In the interim before I called, Jenny, Effi, Geert (Effi's husband) and I had pooled our time-resource and had rung to see whether we could fly from North Ronaldsay (No. One seat only available the next day), a "pappy" fisherman might be able to pick us up (No. The fishers were already home for the evening), and finally accommodation ...
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Kettletoft Village, Kettletoft | Hotelfrom $39