Portland Arms Hotel
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- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... Then we drove onto Dunfermline to have a look at the Abbey where Robert the Bruce's body is buried. The abbey itself is gorgeous to walk around. Then we headed back to the caravan park to try and get through the piles of washing we had so we had clean clothes for the next part of our trip in Ireland. We had our last Scottish pub dinner that night complete with haggis truffles and whiskey sauce and an amazing apple pie! The next morning we drove back down to the spaceship camper ...
... was ahead, but there is an emotional component afoot and the YES campaign is burgeoning. From our brief, intermittent exposure on BBC to Government and bureaucratic interventions, the arrogant assumptions on which Westminster is campaigning can only serve to further stoke the YES emotion. From another perspective, wherever there has been a development project underway or completed, the funding agency has been the EU and the Scottish Government. These projects have been significant ...
... by the early Icelanders, hence we were once again in Vik (or Reykjavik or any of the other Viks) and had a good laugh imagining the lisping Viking saying, "no, no, not Wick, WICK!"
Once finally in possession of our car, a splendid blue Peugeot with rego OUI3 KHR, or "Oui 3 Kings of Horient R) we thought it would be sensible to eat in Wick, so once I had called poor long-suffering Carol yet again, and made arrangements for getting in late, we got ...
Today we wake to grey skies and rain thundering on our tent. We left our crocs outside and they are full of water despite the drainage holes! It has been chucking it down all night. We can't believe our luck when the sun comes out at 9 o'clock.
Just over a hundred years ago the east coast harbours of Caithness and Sutherland were at the heart of the North Sea herring boom. Our route today will start in the north, detour across country and then follow the ...
... Queen Mother.
The rest of the morning brought a series of quirky odds and ends. The most interesting was the Whale Rescue centre at Scarfskerry. I do not expect to be lucky enough to see any whales during the course of my walk but this reminded me that these creatures are very much a part of our marine fauna.
Once again I was aiming to travel back to Edinburgh via Inverness later in the day. A bus at 1250 would get me ...