The Royal an Lochan
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... his parents and grandparents, we still have plenty of money for our Europe adventure so we are not desperate for work, but might try to find some once we have secured a flat for a month sub let in London. As well as Wallace as grommet cheese this evening, Caroline bought some traditional Scottish cheddar especially for me. It was a delicious dark yellow cheese that tasted strong- just the way nana liked her cheese and maybe poppa did too seeing as he was from Scotland ...
... trick called a 'duck ****' which he thought was hilarious. With tired feet we made our way to the house where Caroline cooked a stir fry for tea. Like Wallace and Grommet we again enjoyed Wesley dale cheese (Yorkshire cheese, unpasteurised and delicious) for dessert with oat cakes. Tomorrow we will go into Rothesay on Bute Island to enjoy some different scenery. Thinkin of nana and ...
As the sun poured in our window, the birds sing and the cool Scottish breeze whistled past, Nic lay in bed with a snotty nose and a sleepy outlook. I have accidentally given him my cold. Whoops! Seeing as I didn't want to miss a warm day in the sun I left Nic rugged up and with some nasal spray and took the bus into town. At the bus stop I met an older lady living ...
... hill to the Whitby Abbey.
The Abbey has stunning views as it is up on the cliff overlooking the sea. We walked around the back of it and Geoff took some lovely photos. We had audio guides again and so we each listened to the parts that we wanted to. I enjoyed this one possibly more than the last abbey as it was telling the story of the Abbey from the Abbess's point of view. This was one of the few abbey's run by a woman (quite a rarity for ...
... men we have seen wearing kilts which it appears they wear for special occasions.
Tomorrow we will continue to the end of Loch Lomond, past Rob Roy's cave. These are his haunts, as well as that of Sir Walter Scott (lady of the Lake.)
Joking = "wynden y'up"
Having fun = "crackin"
Windy = "a wee bit airy"
Love to each of you,
Barb and Dick
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed