The Portpatrick Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... buried in front of the altar, his heart, in a casket, was buried with her, hence the name. As it was only a ruin and it was pouring with rain, took a photo and had lunch before driving on along the shore of Sołway Firth. A really wet afternoon as we drove west. Stopped at a smokehouse to buy lots of food goodies before driving through Stranraer to camp at a farm. Ferry to Ireland ...
... mainland Scotland,
The Mull of Galloway. This lighthouse was built in 1830 by Robert Stevenson and
stands 99 metres above sea level. The tower was closed so I walked around the
outside, down to the fog horn. The RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of
Birds) have 2 camera on the cliff face here, recording the many seabirds nesting
in the area. A true balancing act for some!
... diagonally left to try and rectify it. It was exhausting fighting the wind the whole time. Every now and then it would get behind you and push you along but that hindered me as I lost my footing coming down a steep section to almost save it and get blown off balance to roll my ankle and take a tumble! Despite the challenge of the wind the scenery was fabulous, we finally began to venture inland, the winds were still prominent but nowhere as harsh. As the day went on the ...
... James and I celebrated meeting up in Dubrovnik with a pizza and a swim in the Adriatic Ocean at our extortionate campsite (€20 a night!). James then had a series of comedy calamities that only James could have! Upon assembling his bike one pedal wouldn't screw on, but he eventually found a mechanic who managed it. On day 1 his pedal started clicking worryingly; a sign that something wasn't right. On day 2 his pedal fell off! His pedal had seized up ...
... the evening was elegant and showed off the bride and groom beautifully, leaving time for them to mingle with guests.. as well as lots of time for the 3 bands that had been engaged to entertain.. and Lisa and Caroline to get ample time to shake things up on the dance floor.
As the batteries in my camera died at a most inopportune moment, (i.e., on the bus ride on the way to the wedding), my ...