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Well I have been back for over a week now. This extraordinary experience is beginning to fade now I am in this new chapter.
I am so grateful and humbled by the whole experience. As I spend Christmas with cherished friends and dear family, I realise just how lucky I am.
The support I have had from really wonderful people who are kind and caring also humbles me. This entry is for them to say a huge THANK YOU.
HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE.
SEE YOU NEXT TIME.....;)
... on a good 5,000 more as the blog just looks at my check in points and works it as the crow flies so 30,000 miles or so is pretty good going. Hopefully over the next few years I can get a few more miles under my belt and visit some of the places I didn't manage to get to this time. This blog is also hopefully the first of many so until next time I will bid you all farewell.
Stay safe and Love and Peace to every one of you.
... away. I soon realised this was a big mistake as the minute I sat down the heavens opened and down came the rain in buckets once again. Lunch eaten and rainsuit on once again I head onwards for the final few miles to the port. Here I was expecting the usual 50 or so cars to be checking in for the ferry but to my surprise the place was totally empty and free of cars. T rode right up to check-in and got my ticket and was signalled to proceed straight into customs. After ...
The Lambton Hounds Inn, Durham. Weather was fine and windy Left Upper Largo and drove towards Edinburgh. Driving across the Forth Road Bridge was very windy, high vehicles were banned from crossing. Gusts of wind blew our car. Found the Royal Britannia Yacht after using the IPad. Did a tour of the yacht which was very interesting. The royal areas were very well done but not ...
... still listening to their stories. They were from Glasgow. One of the ladies was obsessed and very proud of Glasgow and reminded us regularly our holiday wouldn't be complete if we didn't visit Glasgow. It was also interesting to get their perspective on the current political debate in Scotland. 1 old biddy is voting Yes and the other is voting no. Very interesting to see the outcome.
Toby said he slept ok. I got no sleep as our ...