Sands Motel

Burray Village, Burray, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW17 2SS, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Burray Village

Catherine leaves Orkney

A travel blog entry by catherinemoldau


I'm heading down to Sussex to stay with my aunt Monica and then on to visit friends in London where I will meet Michael on Saturday at his sister Maya's. Bye bye my beautiful Orkney. My home to which we will return in 14 months time.

Time to go walkabout ...

Go East

A travel blog entry by muggie


... of bird life. There were large lakes of all sorts sea birds. Thousands of gulls of an array of sizes and colours. One black backed gull with a white head was huge. When he took off I actually thought it was an eagle because of the wing spread but he flew out onto the water for a bit and then happily floated around like his smaller white cousins that look just like the gulls we have in Australia. There was a whole lake of ducks, geese, gulls and swans. There were probably 10 ...

Made it

A travel blog entry by henryjallum


... Head took a couple of pictures and moved on. The wind was so strong it was hard to stand up. 8 miles to go to the 1000. Set off down the hill wind on our backs. What a pleasure, sun shinning, cycling down hill with a tailwind. 1000 mile was reached in no time. Mo's childlike excitement even more evident as the pace was pushed even higher. Photo taken at exactly 1000 miles. Now the last 2 to go. Easy flat miles. Mo and I high fiveing each other rolling down the last ...

Hebrides and Malin

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe

... Sexes” and the ladies’ team knew they had some ground to make up as we were lagging behind by 10 points. The picture round was scenes from British sitcoms and you had to identify which ones they were. Whenever we looked as if we were stuck, one of the barmen standing behind us held the answer up on the back of a beermat!

The next round was general knowledge ...

Scrabster and John o' Groats

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe

... start the karaoke. There weren’t many people in the Crow’s Nest by then, so I hoped a few more would come in after the main show had finished, as I didn’t want to be the only one to get up and sing!

However, on this particular cruise most of the passengers were elderly, and indeed we’d been told that the average age was 69, so it looked as though most of ...

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