Royal Hotel

Address: 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 40 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, is near Saint Magnus Cathedral, The Orkney Museum, Highland Park Distillery, and The Earl's Palace.
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Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

Whirl Wind February

A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Mar 08, 2015

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... banking, etc. But I am learning a ton and will hopefully be able to work on email enquirers over the next few weeks. That way I don't have anyone sitting in front of me or waiting for me on the phone... less stress! I can take my time and ask as many questions as I like along the way. My new boss Mandy has been very nice and helpful, she has also been incredibly understanding. When i had to work more hours than I orginaly thought with my notice she didn't even blink an ...

An Incredible Festive Season

A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Jan 02, 2015

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... this year. Following my dreams has been amazing but also the hardest thing I have ever done. I am excited  to be heading home in May for a visit, but i'm also nervous about what the spring and summer of 2015 will bring. Hopefully I will get a permanent job, but if not Ill have some more *************s to make, but for now i'm happy thinking back on all the amazing adventures I had this year.  I miss you all and wish you all the very best for 2015.  Love, K  ...

Shorter days mean bigger decisions

A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Nov 04, 2014

1 comment, 8 photos

... and i'll be able to watch online tv shows. The download speed is slow but atleats its something right?!? Look out for me being online more as of the 19th of November. Now if you've been paying attention you may be wondering why i'm getting internet if i'm due to come home in less than 6 weeks. Well i've spent a lot of time thinking about whether I should go home or not. I would really like to go home, since I miss home, I miss my family and I miss my friends. Its hard ...

Archaeology and History Tour Day

A travel blog entry by seacastle on May 12, 2014

100 photos

... barriers (The Churchill Barriers) put in to keep subs out. They imported a few hundred Italian prisoners of war to build them as there was not enough local labor. The Italians improved their living areas with gardens and paths and then used two of the small Quonset huts to build a church, the Italian Chapel. The inside was plastered and paneled, then painted. Similar to ...

Jimmy's Coastal walk : Day 42

A travel blog entry by jimmyhudson on May 28, 2013

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... but declined rapidly when cheaper and more accessible concrete substitutes were developed. West of Thurso the cliffs are dominated by this distinctive layered rock.
The shoreline between Castletown and Thurso is primarily one of low cliffs backed by mixed arable and pasture land. Approaching Thurso I first passed the mausoleum of the Clan Sinclair and the the ruin of Thurso castle which was built by Sir George Sinclair in the ...

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