The Downshire Hotel
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... on a beautiful afternoon while Nina and I went for a nice long walk. We were in Portpatrick because it was a cute place that we enjoyed the first time around, and just wanted to putze around a bit and generally relax. It fit the bill perfectly. Onward, we headed back towards Edinburgh a few days later, dropping Will and Nina in Glasgow on the way. If anyone is interested, they were very happy with the "Number 10" ...
... wipers being on opposite sides; how to
adjust the volume on the radio etc! I also did not have a decent map! Despite
all this, I made it to Portpatrick.
of the way on the A702, I was very pleased when I passed the sign indicating my
entry into Dumfries and Galloway. I stopped for lunch at the Clatteringshaws
Loch Visitor Centre. A short walk along the loch’s edge leads you to Bruce’s
... nothing dried. We packed up, had breakfast and off we went. The rain had stopped over night and the wind had calmed down. We walked through the pine plantation to come across numerous trees that have come down over the path, so we had to weave our way through the pines. Eventually we made it on to the track and we were off heading for the summit of Craig Airie Fell. The view from the summit was amazing as we could see where we walked from in previous days and where we ...
Good morning Lord! So this morning I woke up and got ready. I didn't feel hungry which is strange. I always feel hungry and breakfast is my favourite meal. Anyways I packed the remaining clothes into my suitcase and then had breakfast. I had yoghurt with toast and tea. Before we came to Europe, I thought buying the breakfast was better than having it provided. Now, I think it's better to have it included. Unless there's a cheap cafe next door etc. We then ...
... to go and I was knackered! You'd think three brains were better than one, but we managed to make a few too many directional blunders and on one occasion unwittingly went round in a circle! We followed in Lance Armstrong's bicycle tracks across the Passage du Gois, a causeway flooded twice daily to the island of Noirmouter. Our rather ancient 1 : 800 000 map indicated a convenient ferry crossing from the tip of the island, but upon arrival we were told the ...