Park Lodge Hotel
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... of the role “they”
played at the castle. The ceilings in the rooms were really colorful! However, the views from the top of the hill were the best
part for me. Spectacular! Being perched
in such a commanding position you can see why it was attacked more than any
other British castle and only was captured once.
After a couple of
hours, the rain stated getting fierce so decided time ...
... 1297) and bannockburn (1314) - both fought and won by the Scots against the English over possession of the castle. We spent over two hours there viewing the great hall, chapel, gardens, etc., and having a short tour. The views from the top of the castle were incredible, and we were thankful that the rain held off. After leaving the castle, we wandered over to the sweet little Darnley Coffee House for a delicious light lunch. Then we ...
... Our wonderful coach driver, Caroline, was able to drive us in pretty close and she even was able to find a parking space where she could wait for us until we finished visiting the downtown area. Calum walked us through the town and we walked all the way up the hill to see the old cemetery. We gave the students some free time in the city, and many of the girls are new fans of a street musician named Ryan. I think one of the girls even ...
... read for about 4 hours, stoking the coals and adding more wood when I needed to. I felt like a king.
The next day I trekked all over the mountainside, walking for miles and miles through some of the most pristine wilderness imaginable. Every now and then I would spot a dear or wild goat, but they were always too quick to escape before I could photograph them. I settled instead for the thousands of streams littering the hillsides, weaving their way through the forests ...
... look up at the castle and cathedrals. This area was full of shops, carts and a farmers market of sorts. It was still early so there wasn't much open for the day and people were just setting up their carts for the farmer's market. We continued to walk around and decided we should head up toward the castle which was towering on the hill above us.
As we hiked up the hill to the castle, the wind was starting to pick up. But since it was ...