Travel Blogs from Banchory
... t far from our hotel in the morning after getting some coffee. It was really interesting and I learned a lot. Since Aberdeen is right on the water there was a lot about oil rigs and ships etc. There was also a large portion about the Piper Alpha Disaster. This was the worlds deadliest offshore accident. Piper Alpha was an oil rig and basically because of a miscommunication the entire rig exploded killing lots of people. The helicopter that was supposed to rescue people in ...
... that it was easier to skate in them that take steps. It was ridiculous!
Once I was on the ice, everything I had learnt in Hobart came back to me and I was gliding across the ice like an ice...not princess...an ice...something a bit less than a princess.
This was until i forgot that I had a tow-pick and that if it touched the ice, I would have every chance of face planting.
And let me tell you.
It was not a fall to knees and then a little skid kind ...
... Mushroom Pie.
It was amazing!
It even had homemade pastry (which for the record, I had no idea what she was doing!)
It tasted so good and then we watched a movie...I don't even remember which movie...
Oh yeah, Ice Princess...just to add to the whole feeling lazy idea.
But it was a wonderful day and night.
... a watered down version of Sunkist, but apparently it sells more than Coca Cola!
To be 100% honest, I don't see how..
But yeah, my night was full of dancing and laughing and (writing this from a couple weeks later) it bloody hurt at work the net morning!
Who knew I had abs?
... are as follows:
Lorraine - 999,999
Sherry - 1
I am hoping I have gotten smarter over the last 17 years and I can get my score up to 2.
Tomorrow is off to Fyvie Castle, I can't wait for you to see it! Love you all,
p.s. Big kisses and hugs to Madison, Danielle, Hallie, and Sebastian...I miss you so much!