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... on of I should go and try and get broadband out in at the house, while drinking my hot chocolate. That's right I'm still caffeine free! Anyways that's pretty much all that's new, I'm taking over my cousin dawns life, which includes taking over her friend :D I'm headed out for dinner with them on Saturday. Dawns in Canada ( or hopefully she will be ) so she's not here to keep them company! Off to enjoy my hot chocolate while admiring the st. Magnus cathedral. Love and miss you all ...
... whet your whistle for this wonderfully magic place.
I even saw a pair of pheasants today on our tour. We visited the Gloup, meaning throat and observed the collapsed Sea Cave.
We also viewed Copinsay Island and some wonderful sea stacks.
St. Margarets Township was also on our tour and really is a lovely old town looking out to sea and the firth.
Another exceptional ...
We found a gem! After a taxi to the ferry at Scrabster, the Northlink ferry to Stromness on Orkney Island, a bus to Kirkwall and another round-the-horn walk searching for the right street – uphill of course – we finally figured out which stone building was our B&B – Mrs. Muir's at Two Dundas. Few of the houses had numbers or ...
... the fact that the chamber is lit up by the mid winter sun in a similar way to Abu Simbel. When it was obvious that the talk was coming to an end I made sure I was first out so I didn't feel trapped in a line of people. It was freezing in the chamber, so was pleased to get back into the warm again. A quick visit to the usual visitor shop before heading over to the Ring of Brodgar, which has around 28 standing stones and is apparently one of the largest ...
... my laundry bag, only to find it out of business. I didnt want to haul around my dirty laundry bag all over the place, including into the cathedral, so I had to walk 15 mins back to drop and off, then back into town again.
The cool thing is that I popped into some shops there after visiting the cathedral, and I didn't see much at all. But the last shop I went in I found a ring, and it was only $10! (6 pounds). It was silver with a swirl. So it was ...