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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh
“This is a city of shifting light, of changing skies, of sudden vistas. A city so beautiful it breaks the heart again and again.”― Alexander McCall Smith
I've been a huge fan of this city since I was last here almost a decade and a half ago. It is just stunning and I feel safe and comfortable here. Mind you I have only been here during the festival season, I do not know what it is like during the rest of the year.
N has been sick since ...
... it was pretty cool. After spending two days in Orkney we bid adieu and drove to Fort Agustus which was next to the Loch Ness after listening to an expert I have decided that the Loch Ness monster does in fact exist crocodiles have been around since the dinosaurs.
After going to Loch Ness we headed our way back to Edinburgh stopping off at Glencoe which was a place that ignited the Jacobites and the rebellions because of the ...
... wasn't much louder at the castle. We thought it was supposed to be loud enough for the whole city to hear so that everyone could make sure to be on the same time. Guess that was back in the day.
We had our picnic lunch back at the hostel so that we could warm up a bit. Feeling full and warm we set off to see how long it would take us to walk to the bus station. We have a 5:45am bus and we plan to walk to the station to get there. The walk only took ...
... and a couple of cask ales completed the day.
Tomorrow... on to Dune Castle (think Monty Python and coconuts). Sterling Castle. Glengoyne whisky distillery and Loch Lomon on the southern tip of the Scottish highlands.
Oh, ye'll tak' the high road, and I'll tak' the low road,And I'll get to Scotland afore ye;But me and my true love will never meet againOn the bonnie, bonnie banks o' Loch Lomond.
... I was worried about this and whether I could journey for such an extensive period. Turns out I can and meet people doing the same if not longer trips.
It will be all to easy to slot back into my comfortable life and start taking things for granted again. Guess time will tell.
One thing is for sure, I'll travel more. Probably not for as long, well not for a ...