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... was next. Unpretentious but elegant and just how she left it. A quick glimpse into the life of the royals. The walled garden was massive. As the castle was on the beach a walled garden was necessary due to the unforgiving winds off the North sea. Into Wick for the next two nights.
... arrived with his two ships, but then Håkon treacherously turned up with eight ships. Magnus was captured and offered to go into exile or prison, but an assembly of chieftains insisted that one earl must die. Håkon's standard bearer refused to execute Magnus, and an angry Håkon made his cook Lifolf kill Magnus. Magnus prayed to God for Lifolf, and then told him to strike him in the head with the axe, because a beheading was not a ...
... St. Magnus. It is a great sandstone structure that had been stripped of almost all of its elaborate decorations during the Reformation. Still remaining, though, were some of the beautiful stained glass windows. We also saw there a kind of gruesome looking “death plaque”, a common remembrance for the dead in days past.
Tomorrow: We go looking for Nessie at Loch Ness during our stop in Invergordon, ...
... and see what we could see, and indeed it was only a short distance across the fascinating seafloor, some of it on a seaweedy concrete path raised above the rockpools. The rocks in the gap between the mainland and Birsay are just wonderful - all sorts of different layers of sandstone, tilted up so that you can see the different types all laid out like a fanned deck of cards. And the kelp, instead of being just that long brownish stuff that one finds all along the ...
... replace an earlier building.
I had expected that I might conclude this first day of walking at Thurso because walking further would probably put me beyond public transport. However as it was just 4pm and such a wonderful day I decided to continue and take my chances. I crossed the Thurso river by the footbridge, passed the harbour and along to a short beach. West of the town Thurso Bay curves round to the ferry port of ...