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... s a good sort!'!) Off to the rings of standing stones. First was just in a field of sheep. A local farmer came close to dynamiting them in late 1800's as they were in the way of his plough! The nearby Neolithic village is open to the elements & visitors - C lay down in one of the bed alcoves, & there's no signs saying don't touch! Doesn't seem right! Next is Ring of Brognar. Was originally 60 stones, 100m across, with ditch outside of the stones. ...
... tours we decided to get some lunch. We drove south to a town on the coast called Stromness. It was a cute place which claimed to have a good deli. Sadly we discovered this was a deli that only sold groceries, no sandwiches made here, not even any bread to buy to make our own! We ended up just getting some grocery store sandwiches from a nearby store, and those were actually really nice, and cheap! So it worked out. We hit the road again to ...
... he enjoyed that too. As for the rest of today I have been attempting to write this blog as well as catching up with friends on FB messenger. I'm about to Skype with the little sister, who will hopefully edit this blog sometime soon... hint hint...:D Wow, that was crazy , so much catching up to write about. I have had an incredible year, I've traveled to so many places, met so many amazing people and made so many memories. I wish I had unlimited funds so every year could ...
... Cairn which was a chambered cairn. Next stop was the Standing Stones of Stennes. This was followed by the Ring of Brodgar. We then had a guided tour of Maeshowe which was very well done. This is the finest chambered tomb in Western Europe built before 2700 BC. Then drove to the Skara Brae and Skaill House. We had lunch at the cafe ...
... full of ships and activity. The place where Lord Kitchener lost his life in suspicious circumstances, and where Churchhill built the famous barriers to act as defences of the flow, the Italian Church made from a couple of Nissen huts and lots of recycled stuff and much more from the war years. But then Penny found a place called Broch of Gurness and the world famous Scara Brae. While she probably could suggest ...