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... s often do, it took us on a little adventure down tiny country roads and up mountains! The great thing about that was the magnificent views and tranquil settings along the way! We finally arrived in Broughty Ferry and went to our B & B, only to end up waiting more than an hour for the lady to show up. Luckily there were some fellow Aussies also waiting so we had a good chat. By the time the poor reception lady turned up there ...
... also tried to Skype dad but it wasn't working properly so rushed and packed my stuff and took them down to reception to hold for a pound. Went back to the bus station and waited for the bus. The hostel is very cool and comfy. Big lounge with lovely couches and nice kitchen. Cool windy staircases.
Got a bus to Blairgowrie which took about 40min then wet to the information centre. The chick there was really nice and very helpful. She said there was a bus in half an ...
"O Caledonia! stern and wild,
Meet nurse for a poetic child!
Land of brown heath and shaggy wood,
Land of the mountain and the flood,
Land of my sires! what mortal hand
Can e'er untie the filial band,
That knits me to thy rugged strand!"
-Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)
Thursday morning started with breakfast at the hotel and a forecast of wind. Lots of wind. Undeterred, we left ...
... of the surrounding countryside.
Once the capital of Scotland, Perth is rich in a gory history of bloody massacres and tragedy through the 14 – 1600s
The autumn leaves are just beginning to turn and it is making for a country vista like Dean has never seen.
Lunch in Perth and a visit to Scone Palace (pronounced "Scoon") rounded off the day. Scone Palace has ...
... one night was in Cambridge. This was our last sightseeing stop of the journey and a very beautiful one at that. We strolled around the town and university buildings, and the boys ate at an Indian restaurant for the first time. Heather had been craving a curry before we left Britain and we just managed to squeeze one in.
Our final stop in England was in Kent, but on the way we dropped ...