Kilmarnock Arms Hotel
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... there. So if I’m eating lean
fish that’s been battered and boiled in grease is that healthy or unhealthy? I’m
not sure I want to know, but fish-n-chips I’ve discovered is usually pretty
good in the U.K. and comes in reasonably sized manly portions that won’t leave
you craving more food in three hours. The seaside villages of Gardenstown and
Pennan below steep headlands are absolutely spectacularly situated and ...
... for the rest of the day. And why not when it doesn’t get dark in Scotland until at least 10:00 P.M. at this time of year?
Our first stop somewhere in the hilly countryside northwest of Aberdeen was Leith House, one of the region’s castles or country estates. Leith is open to visitors, but the house was already closed for the day by the time of our arrival. Leith, though, is at least as well known for its gardens as its house. Ah, the beautiful ...
... Despite missing sunset we found it and took a photo of this pretty cool lighthouse. We set up in the decrepit looking car park and held out for the night, feeling gross from lack of shower and Burger King for dinner (it was fast) and me semi conscious of the moment. Later that night I remember sitting out by myself at dusk, which lasts forever, sipping my beer and reminding myself I was ...
... here to diversify my taste buds. Today I tried a Prawn and Rocket sandwich, which is shrimp with lemon dressing and rocket (leafy green) on a multiseed batch bread. It was pretty good. I chose it because of the prawns. :) I also indulged in some Reeses Peanut Butter cups, since they were hard to find in Edinburgh.
Then I went for a late night stroll to get an idea of my neighborhood and surroundings. The beach is about a 5-10 minute walk away, and ...
It is 12:30 a.m. and I can't sleep so I'll annoy all of you. It's an incredible night. It is 48 degrees outside with winds of 31 miles an hour and gusts up to 50 mph. I was just outside standing in it and it is so fresh and cool and wild. I have been reminded all day of one of my favorite books, Emily Bronte's, "Wuthering Heights." The book was set in the Yorkshire Moors but ...