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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... is the capital of the highlands on the bank of the river Ness. We arrive and immediately see a ton of restaurants and bars. We are excited! We first check into our hotel/guesthouse. It is so freaking nice! It's clean and the wifi is super fast! And we get breakfast in the morning which is a huge bonus! Plus it's right in the center and walking distance to everything. After getting settled we head out into town. Right down the street is Inverness ...
... an ancient Pictish fort. The small museum took only a few moments to see, though it included a detailed diorama of what the fort must have looked like in 500 B.C. One of the surprising things about this area was how agricultural it is just a few miles inland, with open fields of wheat and barley and herds of cows. It's also more populated than we expected, with small prosperous towns and housing developments along our route. The RAF and ...
... stones - or trying to. Today was basically the perfect way to fit everything we wanted into one day. Everyone in Scotland is also super nice and friendly (except for one douche we met on the Edinburgh pub crawl). Also our train ticket has been great because half the ticket inspectors don't know they have a write the date on our tickets when we travel. So far we have scored two extra future train trips because of this ...
The museum is, in our opinion, a bit gruesome but we suppose it's a reflection of the time when it was started in that it is full of stuffed birds and animals, all shot by the Duke of Sutherland. The giraffe and zebra are particularly sad to see as well as elephants feet. I can't think our falconer, who clearly loves his birds, can be too impressed either.
This afternoons performance is slightly different although a couple of ...
... travel between here, the Community village in Findhorn and the other properties at certain times.
There are people from all over the world here. Many come once, come again and then stay for years.
Gotta go now. We have an evening session.
The whole thing is amazing. It started 50 years ago with 3 adults and a number of children in a very small caravan. They had been practicing living from their inner guidance, intuition, messages from spirit, ...