Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa
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This will be a short post. We were up super early this morning to be on the road by 06:30 as we had to travel from Stirling to North Berwick - a journey of about 1 3/4 hours.
the drive was uneventful, but I am beginning to see why the locals are so blase about their history, every where you look there is a castle, or the site of a castle or a ruining castle or some other romantic and exciting looking place! ...
... the underground town tour and saw a bit of Arthur's Seat & the castle. She LOVED haggis and said she had enjoyed the local beers! During the week it was pretty quiet with a lot of exploring, home cooked meals (which is something you def crave when travelling) and catch up sleep on her part. Some Irn Bru was also smapled - so Scottish! The city had just been winding down after a full month of Fringe madness so she just missed the time gap for ...
... probably the point when we lost the proper path. We end up battling through more soft sand pits and prickly undergrowth until, guess what, we are at another long beach. I have now lost count of the number of bays and sand dune tracks we have trudged along but the path seems to have disappeared again and there is still no sign of Yellowcraig beach which we are bound to recognise as we have visited it several times ...
... because when it began in the early 1800's, it was believed that steam engines were too dangerous so they used horses to pull the loads. Originally intended to haul coal, the public immediately took to using it for transportation, and passengers soon became as important as other freight! The original railway tunnel and cast iron beam bridge survive today as part of the trail. ...
... to find out if anything significant happened at that spot. With quite a bit of it still standing, it was all too easy to imagine how once it stood - proud and ominous and defiant til the end.
We took in the rest of it and before long, it was time to return to alight the boat back to the Clansman and our car. With Carys remaining determined to find Nessie, ...