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

The Orkney Islands - Where Britain Meets Scandinav

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on Jul 21, 2015

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... the huge natural harbor between several of the main Orkney Islands. Its relatively calm waters and multiple outlets led Britain to base most of its navy and merchant marine fleet there during both world wars. Britain kept much of Germany’s naval ships in Scapa Flow after Germany surrendered at the end of WWI with only a skeleton German crew. Expecting (probably realistically) after many months after the war at Scapa Flow that it was British and French intent to take the ships ...

Whirl Wind February

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

15 photos

... 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

13 photos

... best friend has remained close to my aunt and uncle. I had a grand time at the party. I really like everyone, they were all really and pulled me into the fold. It helped I had 'Head Up' on my phone. A game kind of like charades, but with talking. We played for hours, getting louder an drunker with every round. Drunk me had the bright idea to record all the rounds and save all the videos. I watched a few of them last night and they were hilarious. I'm going to try and upload ...

Shorter days mean bigger decisions

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

1 comment, 8 photos

... shows an watching them while he is out. We tend to watch a lot of old Westerns, old military movies, old games shows and a lot of old comedy and soap operas. If I do get control of the tv remote I have to put up with the comments about all the impossible ***** going on, so i've given up and i'm quite happy to record my TV shows. However there is a new development!!! I have convinced grandad to get internet out at the house and so soon I will be connected to the ...

What a day on Orkney

A travel blog entry by deirjohn on Jul 21, 2013

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... is good. I struggle to imagine the lives of people 5000 years ago. On the same site we were able to visit 17th century Skaill House which was the home of William Graham Watt who is credited with the discovery of Skara Brae - bet it was one of his workers! Anyway he certainly was responsible for the initial excavations. I love these old houses, and in this one was some of the crockery which belonged to Captain James Cook, as this was the first landfall ...

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