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... written record dates back to 1552. Golf was banned there for a time because the King of the day thought that people were wasting to much time golfing.
St. Andrews is a links course ....that is, it has very large greens and on some holes the green is shared by another hole/fairway.
I walked from the clubhouse out on the first fairway and beyond and returned with a stroll on the 18th fairway to the clubhouse. On Sundays the course is turned into a ...
... see for miles and miles away. It was one of those moments where you can't help but tell yourself: man am I ever happy to be alive. After 10 hours of hiking, the sun was starting to set and the hostel was only one km away. Our muscles were satisfyingly sore, our brains were exhausted, and we couldn't help but run the last little bit back to the hostel as our excitement from finishing the walk overpowered our exhaustion. We all walked into the hostel with the biggest smiles ...
... an annual event here at St Andrews called the Fife Food Fest. Every year local food producers come to this event and sell their products and offer samples. It is open to students but also the general public and they all pay a small fee to attend and all the funds go to charity. I am the "business liaison" so I have been contacting all kinds of businesses around the region - and learning about all the random kinds of foods that people sell ...
The standard size for a glass of wine here is 250 mL. What a great idea! What isn't a great idea? Drinking four of those glasses. I had a severe wine headache this morning and had to miss breakfast; Donnie didn't give me away, though, so Margaret was quite concerned, letting me know where the hospital was. I didn't have the heart to tell her my illness was self-inflicted.
I did manage to make it to mass and it was quite lovely ...
... is our first real experience with crowds of tourists outside London. This
time of year, we are told they do about 4,000 visitors a day but in August they
average 10,000 a day. They do say not to travel here in Summer,
obviously there is a reason. On our tour we are the only Australian's,
starting to thin out in Scotland, what's going on!! Or maybe everyone is
over the castles by the time they reach the North.