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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... was fine, but the return crossing in the afternoon was rough. Apparently the ferry company monitors the weather outlook and decides the day before if they will run; they never take people across if they can't get them back in the afternoon, so we were lucky it was running the day we were there. First stop was the Italian Chapel, built by Italian POWs. It is very beautiful, especially considering what they had to work with. We saw Scapa Flow, where the British Navy ...
... small and not with all the usual ammenities. We then went for a walk. We were not doing today's excursion, so we were free until dinner at 7:00. We walked down the street towards the small pedestrian mall area. We found a used bookstore where I purchased two SF paperbacks. We then went to a free museum, Caithness Horizons. It had an exhibit of Pictish carvings, another about a decommissioned fast breed nuclear reactor that ...
... of local council chamber, so is rather solid and sombre looking; the north aisle looks superficially like a church, except the arches on the one side - that would have adjoined the nave - come right down to the ground giving it a very odd look. Nevertheless we learned about - and I quote here from the information board, so it must be true - "...a flying ball of mist-like plague that the canons caught in a sheet. They buried the threat with a bell, book and candle on the ...
... about it afterwards, we really should have driven them there, but didn't connect at the time.
We had our lunch tucked in under a grassy bank out of the wind, looking over the north coast towards the Orkneys, still not feeling that we were at all at the end of Britain, then walked up over the headland so that we were facing east and could only see empty sea, and suddenly did feel as if we were at the end of it all (even knowing ...
We are on our way to spend a fortnight or so in the Scottish Highlands. We had originally planned to go to the north of Spain, but felt we hadn't spent enough time in this gorgeous country, which is where we are actually living. There's not much plan so far: today by train to Thurso, where we have booked a B&B as we are arriving at nearly six in the evening; tomorrow by ferry to Stromness in the Orkney Islands, where we plan to visit Skara Brae and the Ring of Brodgar.
We are ...