Northern Sands Hotel
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... for 4 hours in superb conditions - some of the nicest sailing ever.
We were tied up in Wick by a quarter to nine and took a brief strole around this former fishing town, similar in size to Looe. In one year in the 19th century more herring were landed in Wick than any other port in the world. ...
... for that. Needless to say we've had an absolute ball and enjoyed our journey more than we can possibly say. We have met such wonderful people from all walks of life and had such a good laugh along the way.
For those of you interested in stats
Total Mileage was 1106 miles or thereabouts
Favourite area - Scotland ( closely followed by the Lakes and Shropshire, ...
... to our next landfall, the Orkneys has adopted wind farms to the extent that it now exports wind-generated power. It also has a research facility that is advancing a number of tidal and wave-power generation projects. Our reading of the Australian media on the Abbott Government's alternative energy policies sits in stark contrast to what has already happened in this part of the world.
With respect to stark difference between Lowlands and Highlands vegetation, it is almost as ...
... Just want to thank Henry for asking me to join him on his LEJoG idea, I hope you enjoyed it Hen and got out of it what you wanted, (I hope you think it was 'tidy') and I sincerely hope my struggling before I changed bikes didn't ruin it for you, I did try to be strong, did my best honest. We signed 'the End to Enders register' before we left, it's just a black book behind a dirty pub bar, and the name written above ours was 'Kevin' yay he made it too.. Now. we met 'Our Kev' ...
Started off a beautiful morning and I was up at 7am as it was too hot in the tent. Had a shower and then breakfast. As we were packing up the clouds came over. Drove up to John O'Groats and arrived in fog, high winds, light rain and general gloom. Had a walk around and saw a couple posing for photos with their bikes at the famous sign post - they had obviously cycled along way to get ...
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- Free parking