The Bay Tree Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. Andrews
... golf course in the wet mist, and finally out onto the road, to a bus stop, where the next bus ("Sunday service") would come in an hour, and so all the way back to St Andrews on the main road, being passed by hoons out in their souped up hot-rods.
And to the supermarket, to buy heavy groceries, and sadly home to wash our filthy clothes. I ask myself how it is that the Fife Coastal Path is one of "The Great Scottish Walks."
The quid pro quo of the second night on Skye was that we had a long day's driving to get all the way back to St Andrews. Henk the GPS said about five and a half hours which sounds like nothing at all to a South African (Jo'burg to Kimberley) or Australian (Sydney to Albury) but really is quite long here because the driving is so **********e of that easy motorway stuff, just slot onto the Hume Hwy and go in the back and make coffee. So we breakfasted early, yummy ...
... Princess Kate dumped Prince William there, early in their courtship. Not that I'm into all that hullabaloo.
We also stopped at the bookstore for St. Andrews apparel, saw several of the academic buildings, and got to go inside Nikki's dorm room, which was all packed up, but still fun to see. On our way back to the car, Nikki led us down Lade Braes, a cute little walkway past a row of nice houses. By this time, we were all pretty ...
... to love poetry). This is where many writers would come to write away from the elements. Along the wall, though, there was a secret lever and when you pulled it the portrait opened up to an hidden room beyond the small circular room we had been in. The room beyond it was large and had beautiful mosaics on the wall. In front of us were glass doors to a balcony which overlooked a small salmon leap waterfall. It's too early in the summer to ...
... Tour of Edinburgh which was crazy because the both of us are babies when it
comes to scary things. The tour started off with two men, one dressed at a body
collector and one as a vampire/ghost, at this point Ruby and I realized that
this was going to be more light-hearted witchery tour rather than a scary one…or
so we thought. While we walked through the streets of old Edinburgh the
vampire/ghost tour guide told us stories of the plague and ...
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