The Gordon and Richmond Hotels
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- Pets allowed
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The lying and cheating
Were in no way refrained
We dropped by the Cairngorms
Where Santa does graze
His magical reindeer
When its not Christmas days
And to finish our venture
An old steam train trip
Through snow dusted Scotland
With mulled wine to sip
A time like none other
Our Christmas was great
But we all missed our families
On that 25th date
*Most Photo credit to the lovely ...
The 7:14 train to Stirling then change to the Inverness train arriving Aviemore about 10AM. Bus up to the mountain then funicular railway to the top. We had only been there about 15 mins when it snowed. What a treat since we didn't expect it and it gave ...
... just 12 miles north of Dufftown. The coastal town is called Lossiemouth. A main attraction at Elgin is the Cashmere factory shop for Johnston of Elgin. Well worth a visit.
We we ended our visit to Speyside with a tour and tasting at Glenfiddich Distillery which just on the outskirts of Dufftown
Tomorrow we head for Edinburgh.
... to big vats for the washing (3 times) which is actually taking the sugar out of the barley. So the water with the sugars is transferred into a vat to ferment the sugars into alcohol which can take any where from 48 to 80 hours. It is then transferred into the brass stills, heated and the vapour then being drained off, gets transferred into oak barrels for maturation. They do not bottle any of their whiskey for at least 10 years after sitting in ...
... up the A939 which is commonly known as the "Old Military Road". This road twists and winds all the way up and over the hills as far as Grantown-on-Spey and is just magical for riding motorcycles on.
The first section of this road runs alongside the river Gairn for the first few miles and then heads over a wonderful old stone bridge and starts the long steep climb to “The Lecht” which is a massive ski resort.
As the road ...