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... of the world
is a more interesting story. A cathedral was
erected in honor of St. Andrew sometime during the 11th century and
it became a major pilgrimage sight. The legend goes that when
the pilgrims played the game of golf they liked it so much, they took the game home
The cathedral was the largest
ever built in Scotland and was destroyed during the ...
... to Holt, which is a very old town in Norfolk . The drive took about one and three quarter hours through mainly farming country some of which is called the ""fens"...which is very lowlying country with narrow rivers running through parts of it which look like man made canals as they have high levy banks on both sides to protect the farms and towns. Lunch at a very old pub and a walk around the town (some shopping happened) then on an antique steam ...
... amp; alcohol to be drunk) , with the result that his large containers of arthritis creams, a pair of side cutters (used to unlock our ‘cable tie’ padlocks) & a wine opener - which he traded some ‘Jack the wagtail’ pins & wrist bands for – were confiscated at various security checkpoints on the trip. The interesting thing is that different things were taken at different airports. We got as far as Johannesburg before the wine opener was taken. ...
... Mel, her boyfriend Dayne and Gail are coming over in June (which we just cannot wait for!) and we will be hiring a campervan and travelling around Europe. While our plans are rough at the moment, it is going to be basically a big circle around (mostly) Western Europe, concentrating on the coast once we arrive to Croatia. It is going to be Summer so I am selfishly trying to base it around the coast because I feel like I deserve the sun and water having been ...
... had ever tried. It was quite tasty.
Another couple of interesting little notes about the Scotland. All of the bathroom light-switches are on the outside of the room, so I'm always going into the room and
searching endlessly for the switch only to remember it's outside. Also, in Tammy and David's house, we saw a heated shower system that was unlike anything we'd ever seen before, thought they said it's common in Scotland. Instead of the hot water for the shower coming ...