The Castletown Hotel
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... has been a huge learning curve and it has been a bit overwhelming at times. I have worked my way through learning one of the main systems we work with known as Amadeus, which is where we book the majority of our flights. I can say that I can look up flights to some basic locations and tell you their costs ans such... it might take me a while and I may have to refer to my notebook, but I would eventually get there. At this point it will be a case of repetition ...
... on until we reached the port of Thurso.
The ride for the day in theory was going to be an easier one but although the weather was on our side, the winds were definitely not and we were battered by gusts from all around which made the journey much harder than it could have been.
Accommodation: Pentland Lodge House, Thurso
... that night (I don't think I've whinged on this blog about the APPALLING coverage in Britain, but believe me, it's appalling!) Clootie is a Scots word for "cloth" and this kind of pilgrimage site appears all over the Celtic world. There is always a spring of water and a tree, and the idea is for anyone suffering from some sort of ailment to take a piece of cloth (these days, generally a piece of clothing) and dip it in the water of the spring and wash the affected part of the ...
... set in a cemetery on a hill with a lovely view of the smaller islands, and was much smaller and more ruined than I had imagined, but is important architecturally, apparently, as it was based on the Church of the Holy Sephulchre in Jerusalem, and was one of only two from the era of the crusades in Europe, and is the only one left today.
The Earl's Bu turned out to be more grass-covered ruins of a feasting- and fighting-hall. And we didn't say Bu to a ...
... rigs and the depth of the loch in her wellbred Scottish voice. This is a lovely accent, refined and gentle without being in the least harsh. And it's clear as a bell, at least when the speaker speaks loud enough for this deaf old post. As we've come further north, though, we've heard more and more "real" Scottish accents - still a lovely accent, I think, but can be mystifying. But charming. I sat near a young mum and her child at the station cafe, with mum saying things like, "tea'll be ...