Holiday Inn Aberdeen - Exhibition Centre
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Spent the day in Aberdeen today, a very wet Scottish day but warm, so not much outdoor exploring. Unfortunately Balmoral Castle was closed so could not visit nor play a round of golf at St Andrews!! Aberdeen is a very floral town with baskets of flowers everywhere. The main street has pennants of all countries strung from one side of the road to the other.
Put the rain jackets on and walked along the old railway line from ...
Picked up our Mercedes rental car and off we went. Left Edinburgh heading for Aberdeen with a few detours on the way and a change of plan more than once!!! Think that's all I need to say.
Spent nearly two hours in a cafe with free wifi trying to find somewhere to stay in Aberdeen. Managed to get a room and when we turned up the reservation had not come through ...
... grass, through some water... A balancing act on rocks to avoid falling into the water. We slightly reach higher grounds and small waterfalls appear. Clouds cover the tops of the mountains again. The views are amazing though. I always think everything has its charm, so does rain. So after that moist walk we decide to head over to the Talisker Distillery in the nearby area. Time to start comparing some whisky. We really liked Oban... ...
... a busy working harbour, smells strongly of fish! We came back to the terminal for 1500 boarding, sailing at 1700. The weather in Aberdeen is quite good, a bit overcast but pleasant temperature. We have had to take off our jackets for the first time outdoors in Scotland! Right now (1545) we're sitting in the Magnus Lounge. We have premium cabins, two single beds, ensuite, tea facilities and a TV with movie streaming, as well as a window. We also get complimentary entry into the ...
There are many people on this planet who can make me smile. There are many people who can make me laugh. Some who even make me cry.
But there is only one that I will stay up until 1:00am to talk to.
He is my best friend, and he is my cousin.
And tonight, I got to talk to him on Skype. The first time I have spoken to him 'face to face' since January last year.
I have to apologize to my sister at this point, because when he first came on my screen ...
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