St Clair Hotel

Sinclair street, Thurso, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, KW14 7AJ, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Wicked sailing to Wick

A travel blog entry by simoncole

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... for 4 hours in superb conditions - some of the nicest sailing ever.



We were tied up in Wick by a quarter to nine and took a brief strole around this former fishing town, similar in size to Looe. In one year in the 19th century more herring were landed in Wick than any other port in the world. ...

Epilogue

A travel blog entry by sueblaikie

4

... for that. Needless to say we've had an absolute ball and enjoyed our journey more than we can possibly say. We have met such wonderful people from all walks of life and had such a good laugh along the way.

For those of you interested in stats

Total Mileage was 1106 miles or thereabouts
Favourite area - Scotland ( closely followed by the Lakes and Shropshire, ...

Communing with the Water Spirits

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

63

Driving down the length of the Black Isle yesterday, we saw several things that merited another look, so we decided to make a very slow start to our longish day of driving and spend the morning in the bustling twin cities of Rosemarkie and Fortrose, in reality two sleepy hamlets separated by a sheep paddock. We speculate that the residents come out on Lammas Eve and hurl pig ***** at one another across the field, or something... but didn't actually notice any overt hostilities ...

Caithness

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

77

... over the world, many being shipped to Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide even, you realise they were quite an important commodity. Around Thurso we have seen a lot of flagstone "fences," which are basically just knee-high barriers made of thin square slices of stone stuck end-on into the ground. What we weren't aware of until Castletown, and its very interesting Flagstone Trail, though, is how many buildings in this region are constructed entirely out ...

Bonus day

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

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... by the early Icelanders, hence we were once again in Vik (or Reykjavik or any of the other Viks) and had a good laugh imagining the lisping Viking saying, "no, no, not Wick, WICK!"

Once finally in possession of our car, a splendid blue Peugeot with rego OUI3 KHR, or "Oui 3 Kings of Horient R) we thought it would be sensible to eat in Wick, so once I had called poor long-suffering Carol yet again, and made arrangements for getting in late, we got ...

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