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We are staying in Dufftown, Banffshire. The town is between Mortlach and Craighellachie.
There is certainly a Canadian connection. Sir Mount Stephen was born here. He was one of the Scots who funded the CPR giving names to towns across Canada. They were either homesick Scots or didin't have any imagination! ....Interesting facts, Mortlach here is twinned ...
... on this fine North Eastern tour
was the fishing port of Lossiemouth. It’s a marvelous little village built on
the fishing grounds that used to provide its income. It has seen its share of
tragedy as has most fishing villages. Most notable is the Stotfield disaster on
Christmas Day 1806. The upshot of this was that the village of Stotfield west
of Lossiemouth was left with 17 widows, 47 orphaned children and 2 old men. It
never recovered. Of note in ...
... with hints of seaweed. The amount of peat aroma found in the whisky is expressed in PPM (parts per million). The PPM of peat in the Talisker Whisky is about 30. While they claim to cater to a niche market of people who prefer the stronger peat taste, it’s way too smoky for my taste and not to my liking at all.
Up until now, Rick believed that all Scotch whiskies are ...
... played holes completed the week nicely..
most were a bit tired and weary, some focused on the journey home, others lamenting that the week was too short....
Fairly quick round, with IM confused by me marking his ball on one hole.!!!!
Breathless day with a very heavy dew, made for finding balls in the rough quite difficult...
good week all round and plant to return in 2015.
We checked into Hay Lodge Bed & Breakfast in Nairn (lovely B&B), strolled past The Bandstand and The Toorie, walked about (and played on) Leisure Park, had dinner at the Aurora Hotel, drinks at The Classroom and Havelock House...lovely ...