Skene House Whitehall
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My plan for the day was to go GoKarting and shopping for groceries and a couple items to spruce up my room. However, like any good plan it can be muddled.
I was suppose to make it to the Gokart center at quarter to 12 (11:45), sharp, but got lost and made it there to realize the briefing had just finished. This event was arranged by the Aberdeen Adventures Meet-up group with the host being James who hosted the Mountain biking trip I went attended.
I stuck around for ...
... that the groupies behind me got on about how they were going to spend there weekend and how the guest lecturer was a bother. Opps, did it again. Guess school and student dynamics are universal. The struggle is real. And yes, inconsiderate students annoy me even in Scottish. The female Scottish is less forgivable than the male accent. I still was interested in the class and wanted to see if I could learn something new about CV's from across the pond.
... tour through Spain and Portugal with my parents we all left a few days early to get on a plane and head to Edinburgh, Scotland. We mentioned in another blog that we ordered David's ring from a small family jeweler in Edinburgh, so we had to get to the shop in time to pick up the ring before heading to Aberdeen. Once we flew in and grabbed our minivan we hit the road to re-find the jeweler! We didn't really know what was going to be in the box when we picked up his ring. I mean, yes ...
... done the circuit once, the week before, but in the opposite direction, this time when we did the inland walk between Golspie and Brora we saw 3 x very large deer, 2 of them stags with impressive antlers and they were not more than about 10 metres away from us. I was surprised how quiet they were, when they turned and jumped away, not a sound of any cracking or breaking dry branches and twigs in the woods could be heard. When I first ...
... century and it also played an important role in Scotland's history through the 18th century Jacobite risings since it was in a great location and had good defensive strength.
After we spent some time in the castle, we hiked up too the Stonehaven War Memorial that wasn't far from the castle. It's a memorial that commemorates those from Stonehaven that died in the first and second world wars. The hill that it was located on also had an amazing view of the town.