Travel Blogs from Grantown-on-Spey
... it had bathrooms for each bedroom and a dishwasher and washing machine as well! Also it was in a very picturesque and peaceful location looking out onto large sheep paddocks and mountains.
Oh actually before we went to our accommodation we went to the pub of course and had a most excellent and large meal. Mark and I tried whisky sauce (from Naomi and Tim’s plates) which was delicious!
The next day, we ...
... for a couple of days. It was really John's ideas as the very thought of driving backwards stresses me out. John was convinced that driving on the left was no big deal and we did not even consider other options. We were given a bright yellow Fiat 500 which I promptly named Pac–man. It might not be the exact shape of Pac–man but it is close. The man didn't even ask us if we knew what we were doing. I was so nervous that I couldn't even eat. I ...
... and find a hotel there for the night.
Out on the bike one never seems to feel too cold but once into the warmth of the hotel its about a hour later or so that one starts feeling the cold. How this works I do not know but after a while I seem to sit there for hours shivering trying to get the heat back into my body.
Tonight the weather forecasters warn of more snow on its way so lets just hope i manage across the passes tomorrow for my journey ...
125 tour of Scotland
In November 2013 the weather forecasters warned us that we were going to encounter the coldest winter in living memory and that we should all prepare for the worst. Of course me as a true biker normally simply just takes whatever weather is thrown at me and heads off into the snow or rain or whatever on my two wheels.
However, listening to the forecasters and thinking it was going to be a freezing winter with loads of ...
... which told the story of the battle.
We arrived at the Craiglynne Hotel in Grantown-on-Spey, where we stayed for the night. It was in a beautiful old Victorian building that looked like a hunting lodge. The inside was a little on the old side, but it was very authentic. I spent the first half an hour, after we arrived trying to retrieve my camera that I left on my seat in the bus. The driver had left to gas up, so I had to wait diligently ...
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