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... get a bunch of Scots to move over and establish a colony in Nova Scotia in the 1600s, but failed), but he fell into debt and had to sell it to Uncle Archie. We told the guide that we were from the province that borders Nova Scotia, but she was unimpressed. I love Stirling! In fact, I've decided that when I retire, I'm moving to Stirling and becoming a tour guide at the castle! (This is a sneaky way of seeing if Chris is reading ...
The water kelpie is a Celtic folk lore water horse that gallops over the waves. Nessie is also a kelpie. This is played on the harp (see YouTube). Also transforms into handsome men to lure women into traps. Breakfasted and packed up Margaret waited in the lobby while Cheryl and I went in search of our hire car. A good walk later we found the place and decided that we needed a vehicle upgrade (didn't want to come down too far after driving an Audi ...
... read for about 4 hours, stoking the coals and adding more wood when I needed to. I felt like a king.
The next day I trekked all over the mountainside, walking for miles and miles through some of the most pristine wilderness imaginable. Every now and then I would spot a dear or wild goat, but they were always too quick to escape before I could photograph them. I settled instead for the thousands of streams littering the hillsides, weaving their way through the forests ...
... are 246 steps up to the top so we passed on that and just enjoyed the view from the ground. Next we Visited Stirling castle where Several Scottish Kings & Queens have been crowned, including Mary, Queen of Scots in1542. There have been at least 8 sieges here including several during the Wars of Scottish Independence, with the last being in 1746, when Bonnie Prince Charlie, unsuccessfully tried to take the castle. Checked ...
First was a sleep in, no more having to be up for bus pick up or even breakfast as we have not booked for that here. However, and its significant, the roadworks start up at 7.30am, so actually it was more of a lie in than a sleep in. We're on the third floor of this pretend hotel which does not have a lift and you have to go down to reception to connect to the Internet. There is a major project in Edinburgh to lay tram tracks. It was due for completion ...