Forss House Hotel
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- Pets allowed
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... we ended up with an old bloke at our table telling us about the dog he had to put down. I could just about write a country music song to that! From Drumnadrochit, we traveled up to the top of Scotland, to a place called Thurso. We had some great sights along the way and we enjoyed a nice night staying at one of the local pubs. We got up this morning and threw a dart at the map to decide where we are going next. Strathpeffer has won the contest, so its off we go. Talk later ...
... Maybe they were all still in bed sleeping off a long night of ****-hurling, who knows?
First stop was the beautifully-named Groam House, a tiny little museum of the Picts (it has to be tiny because so little is known of them.) But of course, that only opens at 11am. (It's all that midnight ****-hurling.) Instead we went down to Chanonry Point, a little spit of stones sticking out in the middle of the nine-holes-out-and-nine-back golfcourse, surely the coldest ...
... varying from about an inch thick to about 8", beautifully dressed and from a distance looking just like grey brick. What's more, really unexpected things like sewage outfall pipes are covered in end-on flagstones, the square side inside along the top of the pipe, and the outside therefore quite random and looking a bit like a volcanic extrusion.... until you look closer. Maes Howe is constructed in the same way, so it's an immensely old ...
... stops. We sat eating in the 30 degree Scottish heat, heat in Scotland!!! I mean how lucky are we? You need at least 3 jumpers a hat and a tartan coat in Scotland don't you? As we finish our lunch, in our short sleeves and shorts, I could hear for the first time since being in Scotland, some Bag Pipes playing, couldn't see them thank goodness, hearing them was bad enough... Also we were sitting near a Beauty Parlour and I thought to myself I could do with going in there ...
... by the damaged bus). Once the replacement arrived we all climbed aboard and travelled to Halkirk where a number of the members attended the Clan AGM, some pf us spent time watching the pipe band practising in the street or having morning tea in the Ross institute which has very strong links to Dunedin and the Rosslyn wollen mills in Kaikori Valley.
Once the AGM was complete we formed up behind the pipe band and marched to the ...