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Today started off well until we got to breakfast and there was something that neither Emily or I noticed. Upon asking we were told that it was Haggis. I thought **** it, when in Rome. So I had some with breakfast and I won't be lining up for or paying to eat it again. Every Scotsman that I speak to tell me that it is the ducks guts, or in this case the sheep's guts. It was another reason for Tina and the girls to ridicule and mock me. Anyway we then headed for a bit of a ...
... foreground to the mountain views. A special treat coming down was to sight a mountain hare with its winter white coat ready for snow. In spring it returns to grey. Bitterly cold up there but snug in the train coming home- in the dark by 4:30. Great ...
... then to look at Sueno's Stone. 6.5 metre high stone monolith, enclosed in glass, dating from about 900 AD. Supposedly the carvings all over it depict the victory of the Scots over the Picts. Amazing carvings of men, horses and even the decapitated losers. Then we went to Fort George. Situated on a headland overlooking the sea and the Moray Firth, constructed in the 1760s, Fort George is "the ...
... from England was announced around the Royal Mile. From there we walked down to Grassmarket where we sure the cafe where JK Rowling wrote the first Harry Potter book and the grave yard where she walked around to find names for her characters. We also learned about Greyfriars Booby which was a dog that was given the keys to the city so it could site at the gravesite of its master who had ...
... over and we were able to get some very nice photos of the high canyon walls. It reminded me of some of the walls of the fjords in Norway. To make the setting even more special, there was a Scottish Bagpiper playing for the full effect.
The colors of this area were absolutely stunning. You had the Heather that was partially in bloom and provided a dark pink color to contrast the many shades of green. In addition, there was the purple fireweed ...
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